Resources on future of work

  1. © 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.

  2. 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.

  3. Zero Project Conference 2021

    “How Do You Lip Read a Robot?”: Recruitment AI has a Disability Problem

    The ILO Global Business and Disability Network will present its publication “An inclusive digital economy for people with disabilities”, followed by a discussion on the impact of the digitalisation of the World of Work on people with disabilities and identify actions to shape the Future of Work in a disability-inclusive way.

  4. Zero Project Conference 2021

    An inclusive digital economy for people with disabilities

    The ILO Global Business and Disability Network will present its publication “An inclusive digital economy for people with disabilities”, followed by a discussion on the impact of the digitalisation of the World of Work on people with disabilities and identify actions to shape the Future of Work in a disability-inclusive way.

  5. News

    EU and ILO reinforce cooperation for just recovery from crisis and promote decent work

    04 February 2021

    The International Labour Organization and the European Union have reinforced their cooperation to shape the future of work and promote decent work. This will help the EU and the ILO in their responses to the devastating impact of the coronavirus crisis on the world of work.

  6. Event

    The role of social partners during Covid 19 crisis and beyond

    Discussion with Deborah France-Massin, Director Bureau for Employers' Activities and Maria Helena André, Director Bureau for Workers ‘Activities on the Role social partners during Covid 19 crisis and beyond.

  7. Skilling the global workforce

    Guy Ryder speaks at Davos Agenda Week 2021

    28 January 2021

    ILO Director-General, Guy Ryder, speaks at the Davos Agenda Week 2021 during the "Skilling the Global Workforce" session.

  8. Highlights

    Overview of ‘Employer and business membership organizations: Leading enterprises in times of the COVID-19 crisis’

    25 January 2021

    Employer and business membership organizations (EBMOs) across the globe have been at the forefront of helping the businesses they represent to weather the COVID 19 crisis. EBMOs around the world have stepped up to deliver crucial services and amplify the business voice amid the sheer enormity of the COVID-19 crisis.

  9. Leading business in times of COVID crisis

    Analysis of the activities of employer and business membership organizations in the COVID-19 pandemic and what comes next

    25 January 2021

    Employer and business membership organizations (EBMOs) across the globe have been at the forefront of helping the businesses they represent to weather the COVID 19 crisis. EBMOs around the world have stepped up to deliver crucial services and amplify the business voice amid the sheer enormity of the COVID-19 crisis.

  10. Video

    ILO: Pandemic-driven shift to home work carries risk

    16 January 2021

    With the shift to homeworking looking to endure a long-term, the International Labour Organization (ILO) says issues facing homeworkers and their employers, need greater attention. For more on this, ILO Senior Economist Janine Berg talks about the new ILO report on Dateline Philippines of the ABS-CBN News Channel.