Labour and social trends in ASEAN 2010: Sustaining recovery and development through decent work

The fifth issue of the Labour and Social Trends report presents an update of major trends in employment and social conditions in the ASEAN region since the beginning of the recent global economic and jobs crisis, while also reviewing national policy responses and identifying lessons learned for the post-crisis era.

This report provides an analysis of the major trends in employment and social conditions in the ASEAN region since the beginning of the global financial, economic and jobs crisis, while also reviewing national policy responses and identifying lessons learned for the post-crisis era. The report examines the policy opportunities and challenges in sustaining the recovery and in fostering more balanced and inclusive pathways to growth – including in the areas of improving competitiveness and productivity, promoting skills development, addressing issues related to labour migration, preparing for green growth and strengthening social dialogue.