Publications on Work-life balance

  1. Maternity protection and workers with family responsibilities in the formal and informal economy of Ghana. Practices, gaps and measures for improvement

    23 November 2017

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

    09 June 2017

    Policy Brief No.10

  3. Women in Non-standard Employment

    31 May 2017

    Policy Brief No.9

  4. World of Work magazine: Migration should be a choice

    24 May 2017

    This year’s edition of the World of Work magazine highlights themes discussed by the ILO’s 106th International Labour Conference (ILC), including migration.

  5. South Africa: Case study on working time organization and its effects in the health services sector

    21 March 2017

    The present working paper explores the complex issues around working time organization and their effects in the health services sector in South Africa. It is one of the products of a research initiative jointly carried out by the ILO Working Conditions and Equality Department (WORKQUALITY) and the ILO Sectoral Policies Department (SECTOR), in follow-up to the Conclusions of the Tripartite Meeting of Experts on Working Time Arrangements (2011). The research initiative aimed to develop a better understanding on how contemporary working time arrangements function in specific sectors and for different types of workers with the main objective of identifying aspects where improvements in working time arrangements and related practices can better meet both workers’ needs and organizational requirements.

  6. World Day for Safety and Health at Work - Fact Sheets

    09 March 2017

    As part of the 2017 World Day for Safety and Health at Work campaign, a set of fact sheets has been developed to raise awareness and to support countries in optimizing the collection and use of occupational safety and health (OSH) data. They summarize the key elements of a national system for recording and notification of occupational accidents and diseases, discuss other complementary methods and sources of OSH data and highlight the challenges in this field.

  7. Promoting diversity and inclusion through workplace adjustments: A practical guide [MOBI]

    30 November 2016

    This guide aims to explain the concept of reasonable adjustments (“reasonable accommodation”) and provide practical step-by-step guidance on how and when these should be provided in the workplace.

  8. Promoting diversity and inclusion through workplace adjustments: A practical guide [EPUB]

    30 November 2016

    This guide aims to explain the concept of reasonable adjustments (“reasonable accommodation”) and provide practical step-by-step guidance on how and when these should be provided in the workplace.

  9. Promoting diversity and inclusion through workplace adjustments: A practical guide

    30 November 2016

    This guide aims to explain the concept of reasonable adjustments (“reasonable accommodation”) and provide practical step-by-step guidance on how and when these should be provided in the workplace.

  10. Child Benefits in Central and Eastern Europe - A comparative review

    13 October 2016

    The purpose of this report is to review the social protection policy for children in Central and Eastern European countries. In particular, the analysis of this report focuses on cash child benefits (family allowances) and their impact on child poverty.