COVID-19: Protecting workers

ILO Standards on COVID-19 (Coronavirus) - FAQs launched

Key provisions of international labour standards relevant to the evolving COVID-19 outbreak

News | 31 March 2020
The ILO publication entitled ILO Standards and COVID-19 (Coronavirus) is a compilation of answers to most frequently asked questions related to international labour standards and COVID-19. It does not provide a comprehensive review of possible legal and policy measures. For the ILO’s preliminary assessment concerning the possible impacts of COVID-19 on the world of work and suggested range of policy options, see COVID-19 and the world of work: Impacts and responses.
Labour Standards are a useful decent work compass in the context of the crisis response to the COVID 19 outbreak.

Please also visit our webpage on COVID-19 and the world of work.