COVID-19 and employment policies: Resources and tools

Policies for supporting enterprises, jobs and income

  1. A gender-responsive employment recovery: Building back fairer

    24 July 2020

    The COVID-19 crisis has laid bare the entrenched gender inequalities that plague labour markets. Building back fairer will only be possible by tackling these inequalities head on during the emergency and recovery phases.

  2. Portugal : Rapid assessment of the impact of COVID-19 on the economy and labour market

    26 June 2020

  3. Rapid response to COVID-19 under high informality? The case of Peru

    02 June 2020

    This note discusses possibilities for policy responses to the emergency in the context of high informality.

  4. The role of public employment programmes and employment guarantee schemes in COVID-19 policy responses

    29 May 2020

  5. Preventing exclusion from the labour market: Tackling the COVID-19 youth employment crisis

    27 May 2020

  6. The construction sector can help lead the economic recovery – Here’s how

    11 May 2020

  7. Rapid Diagnostics for Assessing the Country Level Impact of COVID-19 on the Economy and Labour Market - Guidelines

    05 May 2020

    These guidelines were developed by the ILO's Employment, Labour Markets and Youth Branch (EMPLAB) to support countries, through ILO employment specialists and Country Offices, undertake rapid diagnostics to assess the impact of the COVID-19 crisis and policy responses.

  8. COVID-19 crisis and the informal economy: Immediate responses and policy challenges

    05 May 2020

  9. COVID-19 - Job creation through employment intensive public works programmes

    05 May 2020

    This note was developed by the ILO's Employment-Intensive Investment Programme (EIIP) to promote the design and implementation of short-term emergency employment programmes and longer term employment-intensive public works schemes to create jobs and generate income for vulnerable people in the aftermath of the COVID-19 crisis.

  10. Skills for Employment Policy Brief - Distance and Online Learning during the time of COVID-19

    04 May 2020