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  1. Women in Leadership and Management in Public Sector Undertakings in India

    19 June 2018

    This study is part of ILO’s Bureau for Employers’ Activities (ACT/EMP) global initiative on women in business and management.

  2. India Labour Migration Update 2018

    06 June 2018

    This document gives a snapshot on the labour migration trends of India.

  3. Emerging technologies and the future of work in India

    02 June 2018

    The study emphasizes the socio-political dimensions of technological trajectories and their impact in India.

  4. The ILO MNE Declaration: What’s in it for Workers?

    01 May 2018

    The ILO Tripartite Declaration of Principles Concerning Multinational Enterprises and Social Policy (MNE Declaration) was negotiated and adopted by governments, employers and workers in 1977. It is the only ILO instrument that provides direct guidance on how companies can contribute to the realization of decent work for all and highlights the central role of freedom of association and collective bargaining as well as industrial relations and social dialogue.

  5. Employment and environmental sustainability in India

    02 April 2018

    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.

  6. Technological change and employment: Creative destruction

    12 March 2018

    This paper discusses the impact of technological change on employment on the basis of an examination of economic trends rather than an extrapolation of technical possibilities, in the context of developing economies.

  7. India Labour Migration Update, March 2018

    01 March 2018

    This document gives a snapshot on the labour migration trends of India.

  8. SCORE Phase III - Sustaining Competitive and Responsible Enterprises Programme

    26 February 2018

    Provides an overview of SCORE in India.

  9. Policy Brief on Common Myths and Facts about Domestic Work

    08 February 2018

    The policy brief includes related facts and recommended laws, policies and practices drawing on the experience of the Work in Freedom Programme.

  10. Economic re-integration of returning migrants in the construction sector in India

    30 January 2018

    A report examining reintegration of Indian migrants who work in the construction industry in the Gulf.

  11. Does gender diversity improve firm performance? Evidence from India

    29 January 2018

    Research paper to contribute to the discussions at a regional ‘Women and the Future of Work in the Asia-Pacific’ Conference to be held in Bangkok, Thailand from 31 January – 1 February 2018.

  12. The state of employment in Uttar Pradesh: Unleashing the potential for inclusive growth

    03 January 2018

    The development experience of Uttar Pradesh has been encouraging in last two decades yet the state lags behind in several indicators of development as compared to other states in India. This report looks at the trends, and the challenges in employment.


  1. eNews@ILO India

    15 December 2017

    Read the latest December e-news bringing you a wealth of information on migration, social protection, labour standards and more.

  2. SCORE India: A case study from Stanfab Apparels Private Limited

    12 December 2017

  3. SCORE India: A case study from J.P. Enterprises

    12 December 2017

  4. Trade Union Action on Decent Work for Persons with Disabilities

    03 December 2017

    Trade unions are working all over the world on disability issues. This research captures and summarises trade union action on disability from over 50 countries, including developed, emerging and developing economies. The research offers a new perspective to trade unions who have not worked on this issue, and points to opportunities for others to develop their work further.

  5. Declining wage share in India’s organized manufacturing sector: Trends, patterns and determinants

    01 December 2017

    Using the Annual Survey of Industries data of the organized manufacturing sector in India for over three decades, the study aims to study the phenomenon of declining labour share in India.

  6. Persisting servitude and gradual shifts towards recognition and dignity of labour

    22 November 2017

    A study of employers of domestic workers in Delhi and Mumbai, India.

  7. Lessons Learned by the Work in Freedom programme

    21 November 2017

    This is a working document which captures lessons learnt by ILO's Work in Freedom Programme during its implementation in five countries: India, Nepal, Bangladesh, Jordan and Lebanon.

  8. Towards an India wage report

    16 November 2017

    The level of wages are of fundamental importance for the living standards of wage earners and their families. The report brings together the various aspects of the wage system in India and analyses issues based on unit level data.