COVID-19 and employment policies: Resources and tools

Policies for supporting enterprises, jobs and income

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

    05 May 2020

  2. 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.

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

    04 May 2020

  4. ILO to release latest analysis of impact of COVID-19 on global employment, informal economy and enterprises

    28 April 2020

  5. COVID-19​ Enterprises Resources

    23 April 2020

  6. The impact of COVID-19 on the informal economy in Africa and the related policy responses

    14 April 2020

  7. Early results: Online survey for TVET providers, policy-makers and social partners on addressing the COVID-19 pandemic

    09 April 2020

  8. ILO SKILLS response to COVID-19

    02 April 2020

    Working on addressing the specific challenges faced by countries, workers, enterprises and education and training institutions by facilitating distance learning solutions and encouraging skills development within the context of the current crisis.

  9. Promoting transition to formality for peace and resilience

    12 February 2020

  10. Guidelines for establishing emergency public employment services

    01 January 2003

    Describes the role of employment services in post-crisis labour markets. Presents detailed guidelines on setting up and running a public employment service (PES).