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. Artisanal and small-scale gold mining baseline report: Camarines Norte and South Cotabato

    20 January 2020

    The artisanal and small-scale gold mining (ASGM) baseline profile report aims to assess the current environmental, social and economic conditions in ASGM in the Philippines. The study covers three mining municipalities, including Labo and Paracale in Camarines Norte and T’boli in South Cotabato.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  8. Employment and environmental sustainability in the Philippines

    18 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.

  9. Web Application on Freedom of Association

    02 November 2019

    How to secure and promote freedom of association? This web application provides an overview of the principles on freedom of association and explains how ILO procedures and bodies can be best used to secure and promote freedom of association across the world.

  10. ILO Country Office for the Philippines publications catalogue, October 2019

    30 October 2019

    CO-Manila's new library resource list.

  11. SafeYouth@Work - Impact Stories

    15 October 2019

    Building a Generation of safe and healthy workers

  12. SafeYouth@Work - Project Results

    15 October 2019

    Building a Generation of safe and healthy workers

  13. ILO Country Office for the Philippines publications catalogue, September 2019

    30 September 2019

    CO-Manila's new library resource list.

  14. Building the capacity of the Philippines labour inspectorate: Final project fact sheet

    30 September 2019

    The Philippines labour inspectorate system faces a number of challenges in providing labour inspection services to the country’s 945,000 registered establishments, covering around 7.8 million workers. A 2009 ILO Technical Audit of the Philippines labour inspectorate system, pointed to some of these challenges which included low coverage due to inadequate number of labour inspectors and limited capacity of labour inspectors in carrying out specialized inspections.

  15. Gabay sa pagpapaunlad ng pamilyang Pilipino: Modyul ukol sa child labour

    26 September 2019

    Ang malawakang kahirapan, limitadong pagkamit ng edukasyon, at kakulangan sa pagpapatupad ng batas ay ilan sa mga dahilan ng pananatili ng problema ng pagkakaroon ng batang manggagawa sa mga rural na lugar. Ang pangmatagalang pagtanggal ng mga batang mangagagawa sa mga ito ay nangangailangan ng solusyon sa mismong ugat na pinanggagalingan ng problema at pagpapalaganap ng disenteng trabaho para sa mga may hustong gulang. Ang pagtutulungan ng mga institusyon at taong direktang nakikipag-ugnayan sa mga lugar na ito ay isang paraan upang masolusyunan ang problema.

  16. Family development session: Module on child labour (also available in Filipino version)

    26 September 2019

    The Child Labour Module was developed by the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) as part of the convergence approach. This module will be included in the Family Development Sessions (FDS) with beneficiaries and communities under the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps). The module has been developed and enhanced through extensive consultations the National Child Labor Committee (NCLC) chaired by the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE).

  17. Strengthening the impact of trade on employment in the Philippines (STRENGTHEN): Final project fact sheet

    24 September 2019

    The project aims to strengthen the employment dimension in policies and programmes related to international trade with better analysis, more coherent policy-making, and enhanced programmes that are designed to encourage employment creation and upgrading.