Publications

The ILO Country Office for the Philippines publishes a wide range of books, reports, working papers, training manuals, CD-ROMs, videos, and flash movies. Some of these can be downloaded directly. Others can be requested or purchased in hard copy from the ILO Library in Manila or by email.

2013

  1. ILO CO-Manila's catalogue of publications, July 2013

    30 July 2013

    Manila library catalogue.

  2. ILO CO-Manila's catalogue of publications, June 2013

    28 June 2013

    Manila library catalogue.

  3. ILO CO-Manila's catalogue of publications, May 2013

    31 May 2013

    Manila library catalogue.

  4. Republic Act No. 10361, otherwise known as the "Domestic Workers Act" or "Batas Kasambahay"

    20 May 2013

    The Republic Act No. 10361 is a consolidation of Senate Bill No. 78 and House Bill No. 6144 was passed by the Senate and House of Representatives was approved by His Excellency Benigno S. Aquino III, President of the Philippines on 18 January 2013.

  5. Implementing Rules and Regulations of Republic Act No. 10361, otherwise known as the "Domestic Workers Act" or "Batas Kasambahay"

    20 May 2013

    Pursuant to Republic Act No. 10361 entitled "An Act Instituting Policies for the Protection and Welfare of Domestic Workers", the implementing rules and regulations (IRR) was issued on 9 May 2013.

  6. Promoting decent work across borders: a Philippine based project for migrant health professionals and skilled workers

    01 May 2013

    Migration trends have shown that skilled nurses and other health professionals while vital, are also globally scare. Demand for Filipino professional nurses given temporary work visas has been increasing since 1997 with the highest nurse deployment in 2011. The second highest peak was seen in 2001 which largely accounted for recruitment of nurses to the United Kingdom. With the decline in Filipino health professional recruitment in Europe and North America, the recruitment trend in the recent years shifted to countries in the Middle East.

  7. ILO CO-Manila's catalogue of publications, April 2013

    26 April 2013

    Manila library catalogue.

  8. Q&A on the Batas Kasambahay (Domestic Workers Law)

    18 April 2013

    Q&A on the Batas Kasambahay, Republic Act 10361: An Act Instituting Policies for the Protection and Welfare of Domestic Workers, developed by the Department of Labor and Employment.

  9. ILO CO-Manila's catalogue of publications, March 2013

    27 March 2013

    Manila library catalogue.

  10. Online discussion on access and portability of social protection for migrant workers: final report

    22 March 2013

    People who cross borders for purposes of work face multiple disadvantages because of lack of information about the conditions in the countries they go to, inability to work in a language they understand, discrimination and social exclusion, limitations on their rights to mobility as a condition for their admission, being in occupations not covered by labour laws of the host country, and exclusion from key elements of social protection such as membership in social security.

  11. Online discussion on access and portability of social protection for migrant workers: background document

    14 March 2013

    This online discussion will discuss the situation of millions of Asian migrant workers who, for one reason or another, also suffer the disadvantage of not being able to enjoy benefits from social protection already being enjoyed by national workers. Of particular interest is the question of “portability” of entitlement to social security since most Asian migrants are on short-term contracts and temporary work visas.

  12. ILO CO-Manila's catalogue of publications, February 2013

    22 February 2013

    Manila library catalogue.

  13. Decent work for all, February 2013 news update

    01 February 2013

    The February 2013 monthly news update of the ILO Country Office for the Philippines contains a feature on emergency employment and livelihood recovery after Typhoon Bopha (Pablo), latest news on freedom of association and child labour, must reads including forthcoming events and meetings.

  14. ILO CO-Manila's catalogue of publications, January 2013

    30 January 2013

    Manila library catalogue.

  15. Guide to the Millennium Development Goals Employment Indicators, second edition

    03 January 2013

2012

  1. ILO CO-Manila's catalogue of publications, December 2012

    28 December 2012

    Manila library catalogue.

  2. Community-based emergency employment, reconstruction and livelihood recovery in response to Typhoon Pablo (Bopha)

    17 December 2012

    Typhoon Pablo (Bopha) has affected many parts of the Southern Philippines and damaged thousands of properties and livelihoods. Typhoon Pablo was the strongest to hit the area in decades. The ILO has initially mobilized its internal resources and has also sought the assistance of its development partners.

  3. Monitoring and assessing progress on decent work (An ILO/EC Project)

    06 December 2012

    The project will facilitate the identification of decent work indicators that are relevant at the country level, support data collection and use the collected data for an integrated policy analysis of decent work in order to make them relevant for policy-making.

  4. Promoting decent work through integrating employment in industrial policies and sectoral strategies (Korea/ILO Partnership Programme)

    06 December 2012

    The programme will work with government agencies to generate knowledge on policy experiences in the design and implementation of industrial and sectoral policies that intensify job creation.

  5. Action programme on strengthening social dialogue in the water utilities sector

    06 December 2012

    The ILO has launched the Action Programme on Strengthening Social Dialogue in the Water Utilities Sector in the Philippines in response to the increasing demand of improving the efficiency of water utilities in the country. Improved access to water provide income opportunities and health benefits to the beneficiaries in the communities while promoting their productivity.