Publications

2010

  1. Publication

    Wise-R Action Manual Module 6 - Create a Respectful Workplace

    07 October 2010

  2. Publication

    Wise-R Action Manual Module 5 - Family-friendly measures

    07 October 2010

  3. Publication

    Wise-R Action Manual Module 4 - Managing Wages and Benefits

    07 October 2010

  4. Publication

    Wise-R Action Manual Module 3 - Designing and Managing Working Time

    07 October 2010

  5. Publication

    Wise-R Action Manual Module 2 - Managing and Motivating Workers

    07 October 2010

  6. Publication

    Wise-R Action Manual Module 1 - Understanding Productivity

    07 October 2010

  7. Publication

    Winning Fair Labour Standards for Domestic Workers: Lessons Learned from the Campaign for a Domestic Worker Bill of Rights in New York State

    15 June 2010

    This paper attempts to identify the core reasons for the success of the Domestic Workers United (DWU) Domestic Worker Bill of Rights Campaign while explaining how the strategies adopted overcame particular challenges.

  8. Publication

    Offshoring and working conditions in remote work

    07 June 2010

    Advances in information and communication technologies (ICTs), combined with organizations seeking to reduce costs, have led to a dramatic growth in service sector offshoring and outsourcing, most notably to developing countries such as India. This is a co-publication with Palgrave MacMillan Publishing.

  9. Conditions of Work and Employment Series No. 26

    Extending the coverage of minimum wages in India: Simulations from household data

    01 June 2010

    This paper simulates the impact of extending the coverage of minimum wages on poverty, inequality and gender pay gap in India. The analysis shows that if all wage-earners were covered by minimum wages at the existing levels, then a large proportion of low-paid wage earners could be directly affected.

  10. Conditions of Work and Employment Series No. 24

    A comparison of public and private sector earnings in Jordan

    01 June 2010

  11. Conditions of Work and Employment Series No. 25

    The German work-sharing scheme: An instrument for the crisis

    01 May 2010

  12. Publication

    Maternity at work: A review of national legislation. Second edition

    30 April 2010

    This global report updates the current knowledge of the status and progress of maternity legislation around the world, providing a comprehensive review of national legislative provisions for maternity protection in 167 member States, with a particular focus on how well countries' provisions conform to the ILO Maternity Protection Convention, 2000 (No. 183), and its accompanying Recommendation (No. 191).

  13. Publication

    The minimum wage revisited in the enlarged EU

    22 February 2010

    This book assesses the renewed interest in the minimum wage in Europe, looking at the main explanatory factors alongside EU enlargement and the advent of globalization. Through 15 country studies and thematic case studies, it explores the national issues surrounding the minimum wage and identifies concrete effects of minimum wage fixing on employment, low pay, wage disparity, collective bargaining and migration. The volume concludes with policy options and raises the possibility of a minimum wage - or at least some common rules - at EU level.

  14. Publication

    Improved working and living conditions (WIND) adapted in Kyrgyzstan and CIS countries

    12 February 2010

    Improved working and living conditions, health and safety in small scale farming (informal sector) using social dialogue, neighbourhood and selfdevelopment

  15. Publication

    Workplace solutions for childcare

    05 February 2010

    Workplace partnerships are effective for working parents considering childcare solutions. The focus of this book is on why workplace partners around the world have become involved in childcare and about the nature of programmes that have been implemented. Partnership is a key theme, and the authors highlight the fruitfulness of collaborations that combine the resources and capabilities of different actors. Ten countries, industrialized and developing, are examined through a national overview on policies and facilities for childcare and the implications for working parents, followed by case studies of specific workplaces.

  16. Publication

    Maternity at work: A review of national legislation, second edition

    01 January 2010

  17. Publication

    Executive summary on "Maternity at work: A review of national legislation. Findings from the ILO's Conditions of Work and Employment Database. Second edition"

    01 January 2010

2009

  1. Publication

    National Profile of Working Conditions in the United Republic of Tanzania

    14 December 2009

    This national profile report presents a concise overview of working conditions in selected sectors of the United Republic of Tanzania, mainland. It is mainly drawn from ILO’s eighteen month long project (2008-2009) on “Improving Job Quality in Africa, through concerted efforts by Governments, Employers and Workers”. This national profile report presents a concise overview of working conditions in selected sectors of the United Republic of Tanzania, mainland. It is mainly drawn from ILO’s eighteen month long project (2008-2009) on “Improving Job Quality in Africa, through concerted efforts by Governments, Employers and Workers”. This project was supported by Danish International Development Assistance and carried out in Mozambique and the United Republic of Tanzania.

  2. Publication

    National Profile of Working Conditions in Mozambique

    14 December 2009

    This national profile report presents a concise overview of working conditions in selected sectors of Mozambique. It is mainly drawn from ILO’s eighteen-month project (2008-2009) on “Improving Job Quality in Africa through concerted efforts by Governments, Employers and Workers”. This project was supported by Danish International Development Assistance and carried out in Mozambique and the United Republic of Tanzania.

  3. Publication

    International Labour Review, Volume 148 (2009), No. 4

    01 December 2009