Publications on Wages

August 2017

  1. Publication

    Minimum wage policy guide: A summary

    18 August 2017

June 2017

  1. Report

    Global Comparative Study on Wage Fixing Institutions and their Impacts in Major Garment Producing Countries

    16 June 2017

    This global comparative study provides an overview of wage-fixing institutions, including minimum wages and collective bargaining, in ten garment-producing countries around the world.

  2. Conditions of Work and Employment Series No. 90

    The International Labour Organization and the Living Wage: A Historical Perspective

    09 June 2017

  3. INWORK Policy Brief No. 10

    Purchasing practices and working conditions in global supply chains: Global Survey results

    09 June 2017

May 2017

  1. Conditions of Work and Employment Series No. 86

    Purchasing practices and low wages in global supply chains: Empirical cases from the garment industry

    15 May 2017

  2. Publication

    Green Business Booklet

    12 May 2017

    Going green is not only good for the environment, but makes business sense too, as the greening of enterprises results in improved access to markets, higher productivity and cost savings. The Green Business Booklet is part of the Green Jobs packages and the Start and Improve Your Business series of products and helps aspiring entrepreneurs to come up with a green business idea and existing entrepreneurs to green their businesses.

March 2017

  1. Publication

    Coalition for equal pay for work of equal value between women and men

    09 March 2017

  2. ILO-Gallup Report

    Towards a better future for women and work: Voices of women and men

    08 March 2017

    This study provides a first-ever account of global attitudes and perceptions of women and men regarding women and work based on the 2016 Gallup World Poll. The poll, which was conducted in 142 countries and territories, is representative of 98 per cent of the global population.

February 2017

  1. Research note

    Employment and wages rising in Pakistan's garment sector

    14 February 2017

    This research note provides an overview of recent trends in employment, wages, and exports in Pakistan’s garment, textile and footwear sector. It shows that the sector is highly important to Pakistan, but it faces a number of major challenges.

December 2016

  1. Flagship Report

    Global Wage Report 2016/17: Wage inequality in the workplace [Mobi]

    15 December 2016

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