International Journal of Labour Research
16 November 2021
The 2021 edition of the International Journal of Labour Research explores strategies for workers and their organizations to shape the COVID-19 responses policies and build a human-centred recovery from the pandemic. The journal reveals key findings on various topics of special interest to trade unions and provide guidance on policies in building forward better. Discover three priorities stressed by the Journal for trade unions…
22 October 2021
The world is faced by its biggest crises since the United Nations was established in 1945. A global pandemic and a climate emergency. It is humanity’s common agenda to address both and secure a resilient recovery for people and planet. Ahead of COP26, the ILO calls on all countries to work together for a more equitable, peaceful and sustainable future.
World Mental Health Day
10 October 2021
Work arrangements and conditions have changed considerably during the COVID-19 pandemic. This has brought new psychosocial challenges for the health and well-being of workers. An ILO guide contains the key elements needed to protect health and well-being at work.
Trade Unions in Transition
23 July 2021
The COVID-19 crisis has exposed and aggravated existing challenges and has put increasing pressure on trade unions. Trade union membership is declining, both in developed and in developing countries. The future of trade unions will depend on their responses to the pandemic.
25 June 2021
A message from the Ms Sara Beysolow Nyanti, UN Resident Coordinator in Nepal on the global ratification campaign of the ILO Convention No. 190 on Violence and Harassment.
COVID-19 and the World of work
07 June 2021
COVID-19 has been a global human catastrophe. Since March 2020, the ILO Bureau for Workers’ Activities (ACTRAV) has been at the forefront to ensure that workers’ organizations have the information and assistance they need to mitigate the socio-economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic..
World Employment and Social Outlook
02 June 2021
The new ILO report, World Employment and Social Outlook: Trends 2021 (WESO Trends), looks at the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the global labour market. It analyses the effects on inequality, working poverty women and young people, as well as what is needed for a comprehensive, sustainable and human-centred recovery.