Publications

Just released

  1. World Employment and Social Outlook 2021

    The role of digital labour platforms in transforming the world of work

    23 February 2021

    This ILO flagship report explores how the contemporary platform economy is transforming the way work is organized, analyzing the impact of digital labour platforms on enterprises, workers and society as a whole.

  2. Publication

    Decent work in a globalized economy: Lessons from public and private initiatives

    17 February 2021

    The hybridization and proliferation of forms and mechanisms of governance is a consequence of the fragmentation of production across national boundaries. The emergence of global supply chains has provided new opportunities for many developing countries to participate in global trade, diversify their economies and generate employment. At the same time, production for global supply chains has raised new concerns about working conditions and the protection of workers’ rights.

Flagship reports

  1. Global Wage Report 2020-21

    Wages and minimum wages in the time of COVID-19

    2 December 2020

    This ILO flagship report examines the evolution of real wages around the world, giving a unique picture of wage trends globally and by region. The 2020-21 edition analyses the relationship of minimum wages and inequality, as well as the wage impacts of the COVID-19 crisis.

  2. World Employment and Social Outlook

    Trends 2020

    20 January 2020

    This report provides an overview of global and regional trends in employment, unemployment, labour force participation and productivity.