Publications on fair recruitment

Publications on Fair recruitment

  1. Reporting on forced labour and fair recruitment: An ILO toolkit for Journalists in Viet Nam

    27 January 2021

    This toolkit was created to help journalists in Viet Nam report on fair recruitment and forced labour.

  2. Central American migrant women in Mexico: Informality in recruitment and employment

    18 December 2020

    This brief summarizes the current state of recruitment practices for Central American migrant women, focusing on four key sectors including agriculture, domestic work, sex work and street vending, and focuses on migrants from Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador, placing specific emphasis on Guatemala.

  3. Global Study on Recruitment Fees and Related Costs

    27 November 2020

    A global study that examines the laws and policies of 90 countries, as well as numerous bilateral labour agreements and multi-stakeholder initiatives to identify the efforts Member States have made to regulate or prohibit recruitment fees and costs charged to workers. The global study supported the ILO’s adoption of the Definition of Recruitment Fees and Related Costs. The Definition, which is to be read in conjunction with the ILO’s General Principles and Operational Guidelines on Fair Recruitment.
    Updated January 2021

  4. Infographic: International labour migration trends from Pakistan

    18 November 2020

  5. Infographic: Female labour migration from Pakistan

    18 November 2020

  6. Infographic: Business practices of Pakistani recruitment agencies and the role of intermediaries in foreign employment

    18 November 2020

  7. Recruitment agency business practices and role of intermediaries in the foreign employment industry in Pakistan

    24 September 2020

    This study employs a combination of quantitative and qualitative methodologies for the profiling of recruitment intermediaries, understanding their business practices and developing a set of recommendations for effective management.

  8. Fair Recruitment Initiative Newsletter - Edition September 2020

    23 September 2020

  9. Policy Brief: Improving recruitment agency business practices in Sri Lanka

    18 September 2020

    This Policy Brief provides suggestions for Licensed Foreign Employment Agents (LFEAs), the SLFBFE and other stakeholders in the recruitment industry on improving business practices in the recruitment of workers for foreign employment and reducing and eventually shifting costs away from workers. This policy brief complements the full research report, ILO (2020) Improving recruitment agency business practices in Sri Lanka.

  10. Promoting fair recruitment and employment: A guidance tool for hotels in Qatar

    17 September 2020

    This Guidance Tool has been developed as a resource to promote fair recruitment and employment standards in the hospitality sector in Qatar. It aims to support hotel companies in Qatar to respond to labour rights challenges by implementing appropriate policies and exercising thorough and ongoing human and labour rights due diligence.