Publications

April 2015

  1. WIBM: Guide Questions and Answers on ILO Golbal Report 2015

    01 April 2015

January 2015

  1. Women in Business and Management: Gaining momentum

    12 January 2015

    This report brings together available data and ILO statistics to provide a comprehensive, up to-date and global picture of women in the business world and in management positions.

  2. Needs Assessment for the Private Sector in the Philippines: Disaster, preparedness, response and recovery

    01 January 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.

  3. Formalizing enterprises in Mongolia: Challenges and policy directions

    01 January 2015

    This report is predicated on a research project conducted in 2014 by the ILO, the Mongolian Employers' Federation (MONEF), and the Economic Policy and Competitiveness Research Center (EPCRC). Survey, ancillary research, and report were commissioned to facilitate the national policy discourse on informal economy issues and strategies to address them, referring to detailed information collected from business owners, government officials, and financial and non-financial business service providers in Ulaanbaatar.

December 2014

  1. Guide for Enterprise Diagnostics: Get to Know and Improve your Labour Standards Performance

    19 December 2014

  2. IOE-ACT/EMP toolkit on international labour standards - minimum wage fixing convention, 1970 (No. 131)

    03 December 2014

    This publication, which is prepared in co-operation with the International Organisation of Employers (IOE), is meant to guide employers' organizations on questions regarding ratification and implementation of important ILO Conventions (and Recommendations) in national labour law and practice. This publication looks specifically at Minimum Wage Fixing Convention, 1970 (No.131). In order to be able to influence national consultations in this regard, lawyers in employers' organizations need background information on ILO standards from an employers' perspective, in particular on how the employers in the ILO have considered the respective ILO standards in the adoption process and in later discussions in the supervisory procedures. The publication will also address the scope for flexibility that individual Conventions offer.

July 2014

  1. Survey of ASEAN employers on skills and competitiveness

    21 July 2014

May 2014

  1. The road to the ASEAN Economic Community 2015: The challenges and opportunities for enterprises and their representative organizations

    01 May 2014

    The ASEAN Economic Community (AEC), scheduled to come into full operation in 2015, presents many challenges and opportunities for enterprises across the region. This ACT/EMP report looks at ways to promote greater understanding among national business and employers' organizations (EOs), and their enterprise members, of the forces that are driving change, especially as these relate to how greater integration will impact workforces and enterprise operations and competitiveness. At this critical juncture, where new priorities and needs are emerging, the report seeks to guide EOs in remaining representative and relevant.

November 2013

  1. IOE – ACT/EMP Toolkit for employers on Iinternational labour standards

    13 November 2013

    This publication, which is prepared in co-operation with the International Organisation of Employers (IOE), is meant to guide employers' organizations on questions regarding ratification and implementation of important ILO Conventions (and Recommendations) in national labour law and practice. In order to be able to influence national consultations in this regard, lawyers in employers' organizations need background information on ILO standards from an employers' perspective, in particular on how the employers in the ILO have considered the respective ILO standards in the adoption process and in later discussions in the supervisory procedures. The publication will also address the scope for flexibility that individual Conventions offer.

January 2012

  1. Services by Employers’ Organizations: A global overview of services in the field of labour law

    11 January 2012

    A series of "hand-on" guides to building and managing effective employers’ organizations. Understanding challenges and opportunities