COVID-19 and employment policies: Resources and tools

Policies for boosting the economy and demand

  1. Global Accelerator on Jobs and Social Protection for Just Transitions

    22 June 2022

  2. The return of fiscal policy

    27 April 2022

    The new European Union macroeconomic activism and lessons for future reform.

  3. Lessons from the COVID-19 crisis: An unprecedented role for labour market policies?

    This webinar will take stock of the different labour market policies and programmes employed during the COVID-19 crisis, highlight key lessons and gaps in their implementation, and identify major issues for further policy monitoring during the recovery period. The event is supported by GIZ.

  4. How to monitor the impact of the COVID-19 crisis and the recovery process: Lessons from the ILO Monitor Series

    EMPLOYMENT Seminar #37. The seminar will discuss how to monitor and analyse labour market changes in a timely and cost-effective manner in times of crisis, drawing lessons from the ILO Monitor Series.

  5. Employment policies for a job-rich recovery and a better future of work

    This year’s symposium focused on the follow-up to the Global Call to Action for a human-centred recovery from the COVID-19 crisis that is inclusive, sustainable and resilient. Towards this aim, it reviewed the available evidence and discussed policy approaches to assist ILO constituents in their efforts to promote labour market recovery and structural transformation processes that will shift economies to a new and better normal.

  6. ILO Monitor: COVID-19 and the world of work. 8th edition

    27 October 2021

  7. Youth employment and COVID-19: Some lessons from the crisis

    EMPLOYMENT Seminar #35,

  8. ILO Monitor: COVID-19 and the world of work. 7th edition

    26 January 2021

  9. Global Employment Policy Review 2020: Employment Policies for Inclusive Structural Transformation

    22 December 2020

    The Global Employment Policy Review (GEPR) examines trends in employment policies while at the same time presenting new and innovative solutions to the challenges of policy design and implementation. In this first edition, the report focuses on the issue of structural transformation.

  10. National employment policies for an inclusive, job-rich recovery from the COVID-19 crisis

    30 September 2020

    This policy brief highlights the role of gender-responsive national employment policies in responding to the short- and longer-term impact of the COVID-19 crisis.