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  1. Brief

    Employers and workers negotiating measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19, protect livelihoods and support recovery: A review of practice

    03 July 2020

  2. COVID-19: Protecting workers in the workplace

    ILO team up with trade unions to protect fishers from COVID-19 pandemic and human trafficking

    12 June 2020

    The COVID-19 pandemic has increased the vulnerability of fishers and make them at higher risks of being trapped in human trafficking. The ILO team up with trade unions in fishing sector to raise their awareness about the pandemic and the danger of trafficking.

  3. © Hoa Tran / ILO 2020

    COVID-19: Protecting workers in the workplace

    Southeast Asian Forum for Fishers strengthen efforts to better protect migrant fishers

    03 June 2020

    To strengthen the protection of migrant fishers in the Southeast Asia, SEA Forum for Fishers emphasized the need for streamlined coordination at both national and regional levels during and after the COVID-19 pandemic.

  4. Global Deal for Decent Work & Inclusive Growth - Thematic Brief

    Social Dialogue and the Future of Work

    12 May 2020

  5. © WSDOT 2020


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

    11 May 2020

    The construction sector may hold the key to kick-starting economies ravaged by the fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic.

  6. © ILO 2020


    COVID-19 shows why we need multilateralism more than ever

    08 May 2020

    The COVID-19 pandemic has re-emphasized the importance of a multilateral approach to sustainable development and has confirmed the reality of the interconnectedness of different national economies.

  7. Technical Cooperation Project

    Indicators and methodologies for setting adequate wages

    21 April 2020

    The project seeks to develop indicators and methodologies that will strengthen the capacity of governments and social partners to negotiate and set adequate wage levels.

  8. IRLex explanatory brochure

    IRLex: the ILO Legal Database on Industrial Relations

    23 March 2020

    Up-to-date, accurate, accessible

  9. Global Deal for Decent Work & Inclusive Growth - Thematic Brief

    Social Dialogue for the Transition from the Informal to the Formal Economy

    09 March 2020

    Social dialogue has a vital role to play in supporting the transition from the informal to the formal economy. Drawing on case studies from around the world, this Global Deal thematic brief illustrates how social dialogue, involving governments and representative employers’ and workers’ organizations has, in different ways and at different levels, contributed to the transition to formality and the reduction of decent work deficits in the informal economy. It aims to assist all concerned stakeholders to apply social dialogue for the design and implementation of effective formalization strategies, in the context of the Sustainable Development Agenda 2030 and the relevant international labour standards.

  10. Guidebook on

    How and why to collect and use data on industrial relations

    06 March 2020

    This guidebook is intended to support ILO’s tripartite constituents in the collection of data on industrial relations, including on trade union membership, on the coverage of collective bargaining agreements and on strikes and lockouts.