Resources on international labour standards

  1. Weak minimum wage compliance in Asia’s garment industry

    11 August 2016

    Minimum wages can be an important part of the policy toolkit to meet the needs of workers and their families. However, minimum wages do not adequately fulfill this role if non-compliance is widespread. This research note shows that a large proportion of workers in the garment, footwear, and textiles sector in seven garment-exporting countries in Asia are paid below the minimum wage.

  2. Keynote address at the Luzon area wide consultations on the ILO Labour Inspection Convention, 1947 (No.81) and Labour Inspection (Agriculture) Convention, 1969 (No.129)

    28 July 2016

    By Khalid Hassan, Director of the ILO Country Office for the Philippines at the Luzon area wide consultations on the ILO Labour Inspection Convention, 1947 (No.81) and Labour Inspection (Agriculture) Convention, 1969, (No.129), Manila, 29 July 2016

  3. Decent work for seafarers and fair competition in shipping: Programme fact sheet

    16 February 2016

    The Maritime Labour Convention, 2006 is a response to the global nature of seafarers employment, setting minimum standards for decent work covering working and living conditions.

  4. News@ILO Philippines, July-September 2015

    30 September 2015

    The 3rd quarter enewsletter from the ILO Country Office for the Philippines provides latest developments and activities in the country, must reads including forthcoming events and meetings.

  5. Overview of ILO Assistance to Promote Freedom of Association and Right to Collective Bargaining in the Philippines

    17 September 2015

    Freedom of Association and the right to collective bargaining are fundamental rights for workers and employers to freely establish and join organizations of their own choosing, without fear of reprisal.

  6. Promoting Decent Work for Filipino Fishers

    Fishing is an important industry at the international and national level. It has also become an increasingly global industry and an important source of food and livelihood.

  7. Opening address at the conference on the ratification of ILO Convention 151: Key to empowering and harnessing public sector unions towards achieving sustainable quality public services and good governance

    20 July 2015

    By Mr Lawrence Jeff Johnson, Director of the ILO Country Office for the Philippines at the conference on the ratification of ILO Convention 151: Key to empowering and harnessing public sector unions towards achieving sustainable quality public services and good governance, Manila, Philippines, 21 July 2015

  8. Labour inspection in the Philippines

    14 July 2015

  9. Opening address at the consultation on the Work in Fishing Convention (Convention 188)

    09 July 2015

    By Mr Lawrence Jeff Johnson, Director of the ILO Country Office for the Philippines at the consultation on the Work in Fishing Convention (Convention 188), Manila, Philippines, 10 July 2015

  10. Decent work for Seafarers

    02 July 2015