Resources on future of work

  1. National Social Dialogue Conference, Occupied Palestinian Territory

    A better future for Palestinians

    03 March 2021

    Prioritizing employment, workers’ rights, social protection and social dialogue will be essential if Palestinians are to create a human-centred recovery from COVID-19 that is sustainable and inclusive, ILO Director-General Guy Ryder told Palestinian tripartite constituents.

  2. News

    ILO COOP participates in the University of Sussex Future of Work Hub webinars

    25 February 2021

    ILO COOP Unit Manager was interviewed for the second edition of Co-op Women's Voices, a series started by two women leaders from the cooperative movement in the UK.

  3. © Marvin Meyer 2021

    World Employment and Social Outlook 2021

    Rapid growth of digital economy calls for coherent policy response

    23 February 2021

    The growth of digital labour platforms is presenting opportunities and challenges for workers and businesses and a need for international policy dialogue.

  4. Thomson Reuters Foundation

    RPT-Workers' rights under threat as online work surges five-fold - U.N.

    23 February 2021

  5. World Employment and Social Outlook 2021

    The role of digital labour platforms in transforming the world of work

    23 February 2021

    This ILO flagship report explores how the contemporary platform economy is transforming the way work is organized, analyzing the impact of digital labour platforms on enterprises, workers and society as a whole.

  6. World Employment and Social Outlook 2021

    The role of digital labour platforms in transforming the world of work

    23 February 2021

    This report examines how digital labour platforms are transforming the world of work and how that affects employers and workers. It focuses on two main types of digital labour platform: online web-based platforms, where tasks are performed online and remotely by workers, and location-based platforms, where tasks are performed at a specified physical location by individuals, such as taxi drivers and delivery workers.

  7. News

    ILO COOP participates in a webinar organized by We Effect and vi Agroforestry on "Our cooperative identity – where is it taking us in the future?”

    19 February 2021

    The webinar organized by We Effect and vi Agroforestry on ”Our cooperative identity – where is it taking us in the future?” took place on third of February bringing staff members from headquarters and regions together.

  8. Podcast

    Can technology create a more equitable future of work?

    17 February 2021

    Technology will be one of the key drivers shaping the future of work, but will it encourage decent work and social justice or fuel inequality and insecure work? Listen to LinkedIn Co-Founder Allen Blue, on our latest Future of Work podcast.

  9. © ILO 2021

    Digital economy

    Post-COVID digital economy must include persons with disabilities

    11 February 2021

    Changes brought about by the expanding digital economy could help persons with disabilities gain more equal access to the world of work, or they could create greater barriers. A new ILO report proposes actions to ensure that the post-COVID world of work is disability-inclusive.

  10. Impact story

    Paving the way to gender equality in the STEM industry

    11 February 2021

    Women in the Philippines have found themselves left behind in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) industry. The ILO Women in STEM project supported by J.P. Morgan is helping women workers gain the soft skills necessary to meet their full potential and career goals.