What's new

August 2019

  1. Global Knowledge-Sharing Forum: Transition to Formal Economy - 3rd edition

  2. Decent Work for Domestic Workers

    There has been increasing recognition, nationally and internationally, of the economic and social contribution made by domestic workers and of the need to improve their living and working conditions. This course is a response to this global call for action. It aims to promote inter-regional dialogue among the different actors involved in the promotion of decent work for domestic workers, and to enhance institutional capacities to ensure that they are adequately protected.

July 2019

  1. Regulatory options for conflicts of law and jurisdictional issues in the on-demand economy

    08 July 2019

June 2019

  1. Women and men in the informal economy: a statistical brief

    28 June 2019

    This is a joint publication by WIEGO and the ILO. It is a brief version of the 3rd edition of Women and Men in the Informal Economy: A Statistical Picture (ILO 2018).

  2. Tackling Vulnerability in the Informal Economy

    27 June 2019

May 2019

  1. Guide to developing balanced working time arrangements (mobi)

    28 May 2019

  2. Guide to developing balanced working time arrangements (epub)

    28 May 2019

  3. Guide to developing balanced working time arrangements

    28 May 2019

  4. Working conditions in a global perspective

    06 May 2019

    This report provides a comparative analysis of job quality covering approximately 1.2 billion of the world’s workers in the EU28, China, the Republic of Korea, Turkey, the United States (US), Spanish-speaking Central America (Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua and Panama), Argentina, Chile and Uruguay.

March 2019

  1. Quick guide on interpreting the unemployment rate

    06 March 2019

    The unemployment rate is a key labour market indicator, but it has many shortcomings which we must take into account when interpreting it. The Quick guide on interpreting the unemployment rate provides helpful information on all the main aspects underlying this headline indicator and its limitations. It also provides tips to communicate effectively on the unemployment rate.