COVID-19 and the world of work
Global impact and policy recommendations
Regularly updated assessment of the global impact of COVID-19 on economies and labour markets, together with policy recommendations for lessening its effects and supporting a human-centred recovery that is inclusive, sustainable and resilient.
Latest data and analysis
10th ILO Monitor on the impact of COVID-19 on labour markets
31 October 2022
Global policy response
Global call to action for a human-centred recovery from the COVID-19
Governments, workers and employers' delegates from ILO Member States have adopted unanimously a Global Call to Action for a human-centred COVID-19 recovery that prioritizes the creation of decent jobs for all and addresses the inequalities caused by the crisis.
The ILO’s four-pillar policy framework
ILO Policy brief
A Policy framework for tackling the economic and social impact of the COVID-19 crisis
The ILO has structured its key policy messages around four pillars. Each pillar complements the others in response to the unprecedented crisis faced by all countries. International labour standards provide a tried-and-trusted blueprint for policy responses designed to facilitate a recovery that is inclusive, sustainable and resilient. These standards make up the pedestal on which the four pillars rest.