Publications

The ILO Country Office for the Philippines (CO-Manila) 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 Knowledge Centre in Manila or by email.

2020

  1. Enterprise survey tool: Assessing the needs of enterprises resulting from COVID-19

    30 March 2020

    This tool has been developed by the ILO Bureau for Employers’ Activities (ILO-ACT/EMP) to help employers and business membership organizations (EBMOs) evaluate the needs of enterprises as a result of COVID-19 crisis. It is composed of two parts: (1) a needs assessment survey, and (2) a template to present the key findings and request assistance to different institutions.

  2. An employer's guide on managing your workplace during COVID-19

    30 March 2020

    This Guide has been developed by the ILO Bureau for Employers’ Activities (ILO-ACT/EMP) as a general reference for employers and business membership organizations (EBMOs). The idea is to help employers manage their workplace during COVID-19: running the business, protecting workers, and answering some of the workplace relations and occupational safety and health (OSH) questions that are arising.It is based on resources, guides and directives published by the World Health Organization (WHO), governments, employers and EBMOs.

  3. ILO Country Office for the Philippines publications catalogue, March 2020

    26 March 2020

    CO-Manila's new library resource list.

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    COVID-19 and R205: what role for workers’ organizations?

    24 March 2020

    This note prepared by the ILO’s Bureau for Workers’Activities (ACTRAV) shows why the ILO Recommendation No 205 on Employment and Decent Work for Peace and Resilience (R205) is an effective instrument for governments, employers and workers organizations to address the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

  5. COVID-19: What can employers do?

    23 March 2020

    The ILO and its constituents – Governments, workers and employers – will play a crucial role in combating the outbreak, ensuring the safety of individuals and the sustainability of businesses and jobs.

  6. COVID-19: What can workers do?

    23 March 2020

    The ILO and its constituents – Governments, workers and employers – will play a crucial role in combating the outbreak, ensuring the safety of individuals and the sustainability of businesses and jobs.

  7. The Philippines and the Work in Fishing Convention, 2007 (No. 188): a comparative analysis

    23 March 2020

    This analysis is provided to assist the Government of the Philippines in preparing to ratify the ILO Work in Fishing Convention, 2007 (No. 188).

  8. Philippines: ILO Centenary

    11 March 2020

  9. ILO Country Office for the Philippines publications catalogue, February 2020

    28 February 2020

    CO-Manila's new library resource list.

  10. ILO Country Office for the Philippines publications catalogue, January 2020

    31 January 2020

    CO-Manila's new library resource list.

  11. Pre-situational analysis report on child labour and working conditions in artisanal small-scale mining communities in the Philippines

    30 January 2020

    The study revolved around three interrelated points, namely: (a) key points of analysis – general and area specific; (b) recommendations to address child labour issues and concerns; and (c) recommendations to improve working conditions in artisanal small-scale mining (ASGM) communities in the municipalities of Labo and Paracale, Camarines Norte and T’boli Municipality, South Cotabato.

  12. Assessment of occupational safety and health hazards exposure of workers in small-scale gold mining in the Philippines

    15 January 2020

    The study examined the practices in the small-scale gold mining (SSGM) industry in the Philippines, particularly the working conditions of miners and workers during gold extraction and processing. It evaluated the miners’ and workers’ exposure to various occupational safety and health (OSH) hazards and recommended appropriate control measures for their maximum protection.

  13. Decent work and youth in the Philippines – Facts and trends

    08 January 2020

    This country fact sheet provides an overview of selected key labour market indicators for youth aged 15-24 years in the Philippines. The fact sheet on decent work and youth aims to support government, employers’ and workers’ organizations, youth and key stakeholders to drive a human-centred approach to the future of work, in line with the objectives of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the UN Global Initiative on Decent Jobs for Youth.

2019

  1. ILO Country Office for the Philippines publications catalogue, December 2019

    20 December 2019

    CO-Manila's new library resource list.

  2. Public attitudes towards migrant workers in Japan, Malaysia, Singapore and Thailand

    18 December 2019

    Public support for migrant workers remains limited in key destination countries in ASEAN, reveals a joint ILO/UN Women report warning against discriminatory attitudes and practices against migrant workers.

  3. SUPPORTING COMPANIES’ OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH PERFORMANCE: A guide for Employers and Business Membership Organizations on OSH advocacy and services

    15 December 2019

    This publication was prepared by the Labour Administration, Labour Inspection and Occupational Safety and Health Branch (LABADMIN/OSH) and the Bureau for Employers’ Activities (ACT/EMP) of the International Labour Office (ILO). Employers and Business Membership organizations (EBMO) across the world are actively promoting healthy and safe workplaces. They are engaged in tripartite dialogue on national OSH policies, systems and programmes, and provide OSH services such as information, trainings, and audits. This publication presents examples of such initiatives. It also explores a variety of support measures and incentives that have been put in place in many countries to help companies, especially SMEs, manage health and safety at work.

  4. Mobile women and mobile phones: Women migrant workers’ use of information and communication technologies in ASEAN

    12 December 2019

    The joint ILO-UN Women Safe and Fair Programme: Realizing women migrant workers’ rights and opportunities in the ASEAN region (part of the multi-year EU-UN Spotlight Initiative to Eliminate Violence Against Women and Girls) undertook a qualitative study involving potential and returned women migrant workers in four countries of origin in the ASEAN region – Cambodia, Indonesia, Myanmar, and the Philippines. The study covers intra-ASEAN labour migration, including women who intended to migrate to, or had just returned from, Malaysia, Singapore, or Thailand. The study provides insight into women migrant workers’ use of mobile phones, and how women migrant workers could access more accurate information throughout the migration process and increase their connections with peers.

  5. Employment and environmental sustainability in ASEAN

    09 December 2019

    The Employment and Environmental Sustainability Fact sheet for ASEAN is part of a series providing a baseline for key indicators of employment and environmental sustainability performance in 36 countries across Asia and the Pacific. These indicators include: (i) employment in environmental sectors; (ii) skill levels; (iii) vulnerability of jobs; (iv) jobs in renewable energy; and (v) scoring on the Environmental Performance Index.

  6. ILO Country Office for the Philippines publications catalogue, November 2019

    27 November 2019

    CO-Manila's new library resource list.

  7. Employment and environmental sustainability in Asia and the Pacific

    20 November 2019

    The Employment and Environmental Sustainability Fact Sheets series provides key indicators of employment and environmental sustainability performance. They include: (i) employment in environmental sectors; (ii) skill levels; (iii) vulnerability of jobs; (iv) jobs in renewable energy; and (v) scoring on the Environmental Performance Index.