Publications on freedom of association

March 2018

  1. Conditions of Work and Employment Series No. 94

    Organizing On-Demand: Representation, Voice, and Collective Bargaining in the Gig Economy

    29 March 2018

  2. Factsheet no. 5 - Labour Relations and Collective Bargaining

    Grievance handling

    19 March 2018

    Workers have rights and entitlements that are established in laws, employment contracts, collective agreements and workplace rules, as well as in custom and practice (the way things are normally done – and have been done for a long time – in a particular workplace, industry or occupation). We say that workers have a grievance when they believe that some aspect of these is not being respected by their employer. Grievances are usually described as ‘individual’ when only one worker is involved and ‘collective’ when a group of workers all believe they are suffering from the same breach of the rules. Grievances relate to addressing infringements of existing rights and entitlements, from bullying or harassment, to underpayment of wages, refusal to grant rest periods, weekly rest days or public holidays, discrimination or underpayment of bonuses or other entitlements.

  3. Book

    Industrial relations in emerging economies: The quest for inclusive development

    15 March 2018

    This work examines industrial and employment relations in the emerging economies of Brazil, China, India, South Africa and Turkey while assessing the contribution of industrial relations to inclusive development.

February 2018

  1. ILO International Training Center - Turin

    Master in Industrial and Employment Relations

    19 February 2018

  2. Training course (ILO International Training Center)

    Training courses on Joint Union / Management Negotiation Skills

    16 February 2018

    These training courses provide those in collective negotiations with knowledge of negotiation skills and techniques.

November 2017

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

    Trends in collective bargaining coverage: stability, erosion or decline?

    01 November 2017

    Collective bargaining over wages and other working conditions between unions and employers is a key labour market institution in democratic societies. The coverage and impact of this institution varies over time and across countries. This policy brief examines differences in collective bargaining coverage for 75 countries.

September 2017

  1. Conditions of Work and Employment Series No. 89

    Social dialogue and economic performance - What matters for business, a review

    15 September 2017

August 2017

  1. Instructional material

    Software: Customer Relation Management (CRM) membership database for employers’ organizations

    09 August 2017

  2. Instructional material

    Guide: Tackling Youth Employment Challenges. An introductory guide for Employers' Organizations

    09 August 2017

  3. Instructional material

    Guide: A Guide on CSR and Human Rights – what does it mean for companies in supply chains?

    09 August 2017