Publications on freedom of association

January 2020

  1. A compendium of practice

    Interactions between Workers’ Organizations and Workers in the Informal Economy: A Compendium of Practice

    30 January 2020

    The Compendium of Practice is a compilation of concrete examples, drawn from around the world, showing how trade unions have sought to reach out to workers in the informal economy to reduce the decent work deficits they face and support their transition to formality.

  2. Publication

    Opportunities and Challenges in Formation and Functioning of Trade Unions in Sri Lanka

    29 January 2020

    This paper was prepared for trade unions in Sri Lanka to strategise on opportunities and challenges in freedom of association and collective bargaining, in accordance with ILO Conventions No 87 and No 98.

December 2019

  1. Issue Brief no. 5 - Labour Relations and Collective Bargaining

    Negotiating for decent working time - a review of practice

    10 December 2019

    This Issue Brief gives an overview of the regulation of working time through collective agreements in different regions of the world and outlines innovative solutions by the bargaining partners. It presents practices from various countries, which can advance a human-centered approach to the regulation of working time through collective bargaining.

November 2019

  1. Publication

    The Scope of Collective Bargaining in Public Administration

    08 November 2019

  2. Publication

    Web Application on Freedom of Association

    02 November 2019

    How to secure and promote freedom of association? This web application provides an overview of the principles on freedom of association and explains how ILO procedures and bodies can be best used to secure and promote freedom of association across the world.

October 2019

  1. Report of the Commission of Inquiry

    For national reconciliation and social justice in the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela

    18 October 2019

    Report of the Commission of Inquiry appointed under article 26 of the Constitution of the International Labour Organization to examine the observance by the Government of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela of the Minimum Wage-Fixing Machinery Convention, 1928 (No. 26), the Freedom of Association and Protection of the Right to Organise Convention, 1948 (No. 87), and the Tripartite Consultation (International Labour Standards) Convention, 1976 (No.144)

September 2019

  1. Reduce child labour and improve working conditions in artisanal and small-scale gold mining

    Convening actors to reduce child labour and improve working conditions in artisanal and small-scale gold mining (CARING GOLD MINING PROJECT): Fact sheet

    23 September 2019

    The CARING Gold Mining Project’s overall goal is to increase to address child labour and working conditions issues in artisanal and small-scale gold mining (ASGM) globally and in Ghana and the Philippines, its pilot countries. It does so by pursuing four outcomes, the first three to be carried out in the pilot countries and the fourth one on a global scale.

  2. Publication

    Law and practice on protecting whistle-blowers in the public and financial services sectors

    09 September 2019

    This paper seeks to map out laws and practices and identify measures in place for the protection of whistle-blowers by analysing a representative sample of laws, regulations and international instruments.

May 2019

  1. Publication

    Guide to developing balanced working time arrangements (mobi)

    28 May 2019

  2. Publication

    Guide to developing balanced working time arrangements (epub)

    28 May 2019