Publications

2014

  1. Conditions of Work and Employment Series No. 44

    The use of working time-related crisis response measures during the Great Recession

    25 February 2014

  2. Publication

    Working Conditions Laws 2012

    06 February 2014

    This report provides an international comparative legal information on national working conditions legislation and highlights global and regional trends in over 150 countries. The report covers national legislation in three fundamental working conditions: working hours, minimum wages, and maternity protection. The report aims to provide ILO constituents, policymakers, and researchers with comparative legal information on these issues as they consider legislation and policies that impact on workplaces and their workforce.

  3. Publication

    Creative Labour Regulation: Indeterminacy and protection in an uncertain world

    29 January 2014

    Creative labour regulation is an interdisciplinary response to the central contemporary challenges to effective labour regulation. Drawing on contributions by leading experts from the Regulating for Decent Work Network, it offers new ideas for research and policy.

  4. Publication

    Wage-led Growth: An equitable strategy for economic recovery

    28 January 2014

    This original and extensive study examines the causes and consequences associated with the falling wage share and rising inequality in income distribution, relating to both aggregate demand and labour productivity. It presents new empirical and econometric evidence regarding the economic causes and potential impact of changing income distribution.

2013

  1. Publication

    International Labour Review, Volume 152 (2013), No. 3-4

    01 December 2013

  2. Conditions of Work and Employment Series No. 42

    The visible face of women's invisible labour, Domestic workers in Turkey

    03 October 2013

  3. Publication

    Work Sharing during the Great Recession: New Developments and Beyond (SUMMARY)

    18 June 2013

    This volume examines the resurgent interest in and use of work sharing as a job preservation strategy during the Great Recession of 2008–09. It also considers the crisis experience for the potential use of work sharing to generate jobs, thus contributing to the ongoing debate on its efficacy as an employment creation measure. The book offers in-depth analysis of work sharing in Europe – specifically in Austria, Belgium, France, Germany and the Netherlands – and in the diverse contexts of Japan, Turkey, the United States and Uruguay. It synthesizes the main lessons learned from the country cases and considers their implications for the future of work sharing.

  4. Publication

    Work Sharing during the Great Recession: New developments and beyond

    18 June 2013

    This volume presents the concept and history of work sharing, how it can be used as a strategy for preserving jobs and also its potential for increasing employment − including the complexities and trade-offs involved. Work-sharing programmes used during the Great Recession of 2008−09 are analysed for several European countries and other countries around the world.

  5. Conditions of Work and Employment Series No. 38

    Wage Protection Legislation in Africa

    01 February 2013

  6. Conditions of Work and Employment Series No. 35

    Why have wage shares fallen? A panel analysis of the determinants of functional income distribution

    21 January 2013

  7. Publication

    Domestic Workers Across the World: Global and regional statistics and the extent of legal protection

    09 January 2013

    This publication sheds light on the magnitude of domestic work, a sector often “invisible” behind the doors of private households and unprotected by national legislation.

  8. Publication

    Domestic workers across the world: Global and regional statistics and the extent of legal protection (SUMMARY)

    04 January 2013

    The report attempts to capture the size of the domestic work sector, working conditions and the extent of legal protection enjoyed by domestic workers worldwide. It includes global and regional statistics, and is intended to support the efforts of governments, employers and workers to secure social justice and decent work for domestic workers across the world.

  9. Conditions of Work and Employment Series No. 37

    Financialisation and the requirements and potentials for wage-led recovery - a review focusing on the G20

    01 January 2013

2012

  1. Publication

    Global Wage Report 2012-13

    07 December 2012

    As the gap in labour productivity growth and wage growth increases, workers get a smaller slice of the pie. The Global Wage Report 2012/13 analyses the possible effects of this declining labour income share on aggregate demand and so on equitable growth.

  2. Publication

    Maternity Protection Resource Package

    22 November 2012

    The Maternity Protection Resource Package provides guidance and tools to strengthen and extend maternity protection to all women in all types of economic activity.

  3. Conditions of Work and Employment Series No. 41

    Wage-led growth: Concept, theories and policies

    05 November 2012

  4. Conditions of Work and Employment Series No. 40

    Is aggregate demand wage-led or profit-led? National and global effects

    30 October 2012

  5. Publication

    International Labour Review, Volume 151 (2012), No. 3

    01 September 2012

  6. Conditions of Work and Employment Series No. 39

    Income inequality as a cause of the Great Recession? A survey of current debates

    16 August 2012

  7. Serie Condiciones de Trabajo y Empleo No. 34

    Estudio sobre trabajo doméstico en Uruguay

    14 August 2012