Publications

2020

  1. An ILO for All Seasons-The International Labour Organization's Ways out of Crisis

    29 June 2020

    Over a hundred years, the ILO has developed International Labour Standards and Policy Responses to mitigate the effects of employment and social crises.The COVID-19 pandemic has shown how hasards move in a globalized world. It has highlighted the need to use the tools that are available for countering social and economic crises and securing the safety and health of workers. This book traces the development of these tools and the ways in which they have been successfully applied over the last hundred years.

  2. A global survey of employer and business membership organizations: Inside impacts and responses to COVID-19

    29 June 2020

    In a joint effort to understand the real demands and challenges EBMOs are facing, the International Labour Organization – Bureau for Employers’ Activities (ILO-ACT/EMP) and the International Organisation of Employers (IOE) conducted a global survey of EBMOs. This rich information base, enables to assess the most pressing needs of EBMOs.

  3. Guide on Training Methodology for EBMOs

    26 June 2020

    The Guide on Training Methodology for EBMOs is the result of a fruitful collaboration between the Programme for Employers’ Activities of the International Training Centre of the International Labour Organization (ITCILO ACTEMP) and the Dutch Employers Cooperation Programme (DECP). The present publication aims to guide in a very practical way EBMOs which are planning to set up or which are running a training service. It focusses on the fundamental concepts of adult learning and the role of the trainer, proposes a step-by-step methodology on how to design a training and finally presents practical tools and tips to use innovative and engaging adult learning methodologies in training activities.

  4. © UNICEF/Santiago Arcos 2020

    Appeal: Venezuelan refugees and migrants in Latin America and the Caribbean

    27 May 2020

    Within the framework of the Regional Refugees and Migrants Response Plan (RMRP), the ILO has launched an appeal to its funding partners to support the response to the unprecedented refugees and migrants crisis in the Latin American region. The ILO is the joint coordinator of the Socioeconomic and Cultural Integration Sector of the inter-agency response for Venezuelan migrants and refugees, and has developed this comprehensive intervention strategy in coordination with IOM and UNHCR.

  5. A 10-step tool for a safe and healthy return to work in times of COVID-19

    26 May 2020

    The tool provides a course of action to formulate and apply safety and health protocols at sectoral and/ or company levels. It considers bipartite social dialogue between employers and workers as the basis for a safe and healthy return to work and avoiding possible new outbreaks of contagion.

  6. An employers’ guide on working from home in response to the outbreak of COVID-19

    18 May 2020

    This guide has been developed by the International Labour Organization Bureau for Employers’ Activities (ILO-ACT/EMP) to assist EBMOs to provide practical guidance to member companies that have implemented “working from home” protocols for their staff in 2020 as an alternative temporary arrangement during the COVID-19 crisis.

  7. Non-standard forms of employment in Guyana

    11 May 2020

    This paper investigates the characteristics and consequences of temporary employment in Guyana, along with a brief examination of two other forms of NSE - part-time work, and disguised employment. This is done by analyzing data from Q3 and Q4 of the 2017 Guyana Labour Force Survey, combined with insights from interviews conducted with key informants in the country.

  8. Mapping of Youth Employment Interventions in Saint Lucia

    09 May 2020

    The present paper was developed as part of the project "Upgrading Saint Lucia’s capacity to provide impactful vocational training for marginalized youth" financed by the India-UN Development Partnership Fund.

  9. Protecting migrant workers during the COVID-19 pandemic

    30 April 2020

    Recommendations for Policy-makers and Constituents

  10. ILO ACTRAV Analysis: Governments'Responses to COVID-19 (6 April 2020)

    06 April 2020

    Please check also the ILO COVID-19 country policy responses portal for the latest information on Governments’ responses ...