Publications on Wages

January 2019

  1. Conditions of Work and Employment Series No. 104

    Overtime work: A review of literature and initial empirical analysis

    18 January 2019

  2. ILO Asia-Pacific Garment and Footwear Sector Research Note Issue 9

    Cambodia Garment and Footwear Sector Bulletin, Issue 8, December 2018

    18 January 2019

    This publication assesses the living standards and social, economic, and demographic profile of garment and footwear sector workers in Cambodia, drawing upon data collected from almost 4,000 households during the 2016 Cambodia Socio-Economic Survey (CSES), this Bulletin issue investigates living condition of workers and their households and provides regular statistical update and policy development in the garment and footwear sector in Cambodia.

  3. Publication

    Minimum wages and wage protection in the Arab States: Ensuring a just system for national and migrant workers

    08 January 2019

    This note for policymakers explores how States in the region – particularly those with a high percentage of migrant workers – can initiate a systematic, evidence-based process for setting and adjusting minimum wages, drawing on ILO standards and international good practice, whilst also improving and strengthening systems of wage protection.

December 2018

  1. ILO Asia-Pacific Garment and Footwear Sector Research Note Issue 9

    Gender pay gaps in the garment, textile and footwear sector in developing Asia

    20 December 2018

    This Research Note provides recent estimates of gender pay gaps in the Garment, Textiles and Footwear (GTF) sector in nine countries in Asia, and assesses the extent to which the observed gaps may be attributed to differences in individual observable characteristics, or to gender-based discrimination.

November 2018

  1. Flagship report

    Global Wage Report 2018/19: What lies behind gender pay gaps

    26 November 2018

    This report examines the evolution of real wages around the world, giving a unique picture of wage trends globally and by region.

October 2018

  1. Executive summary

    Decent work in Portugal 2008–18: From crisis to recovery [Executive Summary]

    12 October 2018

  2. Report

    Decent work in Portugal 2008–18: From crisis to recovery

    12 October 2018

    This report reviews the country’s economic and labour market situation since 2008 and examines future prospects.

September 2018

  1. Working paper

    Institutional underpinnings of the minimum wage fixing machinery: The role of Social Dialogue

    25 September 2018

    This paper provides an overview of how social dialogue is used in minimum wage-setting machineries around the world. It examines in detail the characteristics and role of wage-setting social dialogue bodies in eighteen countries, highlighting key features and good practices.

August 2018

  1. Publication

    India Wage Report: Wage policies for decent work and inclusive growth

    20 August 2018

    This report provides an overview of recent trends in wages, including wage gaps between different categories of workers, gender wage gaps, wages by sector and occupation, and trends in wage inequality. It analyses the existing market labour institutions and framework; particularly focussing on minimum wages and collective bargaining, and also suggests some policy-oriented recommendations.

June 2018

  1. Cambodian Garment and Footwear Sector Bulletin Issue 7

    How has garment workers’ pay changed in recent years in Cambodia?

    08 June 2018

    The Cambodian Garment and Footwear Sector Bulletin provides an overview of recent developments in the sector, with an emphasis on issues related to payroll and wage components.