Publications

December 2015

  1. Managing labour mobility: Opportunities and challenges for employers in the ASEAN region

    12 December 2015

  2. Social Protection in ASEAN: Employer Perspectives and Recommendations

    01 December 2015

    This paper analyzes the social protection system from the perspective of employers in the four ASEAN countries of Cambodia, Indonesia, Malaysia, and Singapore. It provides an overview of social protection policies relevant to employers, their views on these policies, and overall recommendations for strengthening social protection systems in their respective countries and across the ASEAN region as a whole.

September 2015

  1. Skills matching and labour mobility: A policy position paper of the ASEAN Confederation of Employers

    25 September 2015

    As part of the employers’ component of the ASEAN Triangle project an Action Plan to fully engaging employers’ organizations in ASEAN processes was developed with the ASEAN Confederation of Employers (ACE.) Five priority areas namely: skills matching and mobility, occupational safety and health, hiring of migrant workers, elimination of forced labour and human trafficking, and non-discrimination in the workplace were identified. Regional meetings, training, policy and research work in each of these areas (with non-discrimination to follow in early 2016) were undertaken to strengthen the voice of employers in national and regional level policy discussions. These publications are the ACE policy position papers on four of the priority areas that were drafted, discussed and adapted as a result of regional meetings and workshops and later adopted by ACE

  2. Regulating recruitment of migrant workers: A policy position paper of the ASEAN Confederation of Employers

    25 September 2015

    As part of the employers’ component of the ASEAN Triangle project an Action Plan to fully engaging employers’ organizations in ASEAN processes was developed with the ASEAN Confederation of Employers (ACE.) Five priority areas namely: skills matching and mobility, occupational safety and health, hiring of migrant workers, elimination of forced labour and human trafficking, and non-discrimination in the workplace were identified. Regional meetings, training, policy and research work in each of these areas (with non-discrimination to follow in early 2016) were undertaken to strengthen the voice of employers in national and regional level policy discussions. These publications are the ACE policy position papers on four of the priority areas that were drafted, discussed and adapted as a result of regional meetings and workshops and later adopted by ACE.

  3. Occupational safety and health: A policy position paper of the ASEAN Confederation of Employers

    25 September 2015

    As part of the employers’ component of the ASEAN Triangle project an Action Plan to fully engaging employers’ organizations in ASEAN processes was developed with the ASEAN Confederation of Employers (ACE.) Five priority areas namely: skills matching and mobility, occupational safety and health, hiring of migrant workers, elimination of forced labour and human trafficking, and non-discrimination in the workplace were identified. Regional meetings, training, policy and research work in each of these areas (with non-discrimination to follow in early 2016) were undertaken to strengthen the voice of employers in national and regional level policy discussions. These publications are the ACE policy position papers on four of the priority areas that were drafted, discussed and adapted as a result of regional meetings and workshops and later adopted by ACE

  4. Forced labour and human trafficking: A policy position paper of the ASEAN Confederation of Employers

    25 September 2015

    As part of the employers’ component of the ASEAN Triangle project an Action Plan to fully engaging employers’ organizations in ASEAN processes was developed with the ASEAN Confederation of Employers (ACE.) Five priority areas namely: skills matching and mobility, occupational safety and health, hiring of migrant workers, elimination of forced labour and human trafficking, and non-discrimination in the workplace were identified. Regional meetings, training, policy and research work in each of these areas (with non-discrimination to follow in early 2016) were undertaken to strengthen the voice of employers in national and regional level policy discussions. These publications are the ACE policy position papers on four of the priority areas that were drafted, discussed and adapted as a result of regional meetings and workshops and later adopted by ACE

  5. A four-country review of labour law reform processes and accompanying social and policy dialogue

    01 September 2015

    This research note examines social and policymaking processes in the labour and social domain in the Asia-Pacific region, predicated principally on a review of processes in four countries, namely Indonesia, the Lao People's Democratic Republic, Mongolia and Sri Lanka.

July 2015

  1. Women in business and management: Gaining momentum in Asia and the Pacific

    03 July 2015

    The report brings together data collected from the ILO global company survey in 2013 on gender diversity in the workplace, specific to the Asia-Pacific region, and also incorporates other latest data to provide overview of the status of women in business and management.

May 2015

  1. Needs assessment for the private sector in the Philippines: Disaster preparedness, response and recovery

    13 May 2015

    Together with ILO ACT/EMP, the Employers’ Confederation of the Philippines (ECOP) is working to develop strategies and practical tools that can be deployed to enterprises in the Philippines on disaster preparedness, response and recovery. If enterprises are equipped with basic knowledge and prevention tools, they will be able to rebound from disasters, resume normal operations and be able to provide more jobs to people in affected areas. This report provides recommendations for the leadership role ECOP, as the nation’s chief representative organization for enterprises, can assume on this front.

April 2015

  1. Facts on Women in Business and Management 2015

    01 April 2015