Experiences of ASEAN migrant workers during COVID-19: Rights at work, migration and quarantine during the pandemic, and re-migration plans
03 June 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic is disrupting labour migration throughout the ASEAN region and globally. In 2019 there were an estimated 10 million international migrants in ASEAN, of whom nearly 50 per cent were women. The ILO undertook a rapid assessment survey, interviewing ASEAN migrant workers from end-March to end-April 2020 about how COVID-19 has impacted them. This brief summarizes the responses of the 309 women and men migrant workers who participated in the survey.
Employment Situation in Latin America and the Caribbean (Number 22): The challenges of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19)
21 May 2020
ECLAC and the ILO presented a new joint publication in which they analyze labour challenges in the wake of the pandemic. The organizations indicate that the crisis will likely cause 11.5 million more people to be unemployed in Latin America and the Caribbean.
08 May 2020
Country brief prepared by the ILO’s Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on migrant workers, and country responses.
Containing the epidemic and its impact on jobs and incomes in Ethiopia: Rapid assessment and response plan
30 April 2020
This note developed jointly by Ethiopia Jobs Creation Commission and International Labour Organisation in April 2020.
24 April 2020
This note offers the ILO’s preliminary assessment concerning the possible impacts of COVID-19 on employment in the tourism sector of the Asia-Pacific region and proposes a range of policy options to mitigate these impacts and facilitate strong and fast recovery.
21 April 2020
17 April 2020
Country brief prepared by the ILO’s Country Office for Thailand on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on migrant workers, and country's responses.
15 April 2020
This thematic brief sheds light on how the COVID-19 outbreak has affected Asian garment factories, while outlining key recommendations to overcome the crisis.
Early results: Online survey for TVET providers, policy-makers and social partners on addressing the COVID-19 pandemic
09 April 2020
02 April 2020
The latest regional and country research, assessments, guidelines and policy recommendations relating to COVID-19 and the world of work.