News and events on the future of work

  1. 100 Years of Maternity Protection: Transforming Leave and Care Policies for All

    06 November 2019

  2. ILO signs new agreement with the Netherlands on forced displacement response

    31 October 2019

    PROSPECTS Partnership: Putting decent work at the nexus between humanitarian action and development cooperation

  3. The ILO SSE Academy in Spain highlights the potential of the SSE in shaping the future of work for all

    29 October 2019

    The 11th edition of the ILO Academy on Social and Solidarity Economy (SSE) “The Social Economy in the Future of Work”was held in Madrid, Spain from 14 to 18 October 2019 . It brought together over 350 participants from 40 countries, from governments (national, regional and local levels), business and workers’ organizations, international organizations, academics and SSE enterprises and organizations who exchanged experiences, best practices and challenges in promoting decent work and sustainable development through SSE.

  4. Social Dialogue Dimension of the Future of Work Discussed in Armenia

    29 October 2019

    On October 29, Yerevan hosted 10th Conference on Social Partnership. The event organized by the Republican Union of Employers of Armenia (RUEA) with the ILO support, was dedicated to the 100th anniversary of the International Labour Organization.

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    Indonesia’s tax deduction programme to attract more industries involved in apprenticeship

    29 October 2019

    Indonesia continues to promote greater involvement of industries in the apprenticeship programme to ensure improvements of its human resources. One of the means is through a tax incentives of 200 percent.

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    Council of the EU welcomes the ILO Centenary Declaration for the Future of Work

    24 October 2019

    The Council calls on the EU Member States to pursue a human-centred approach to the future of work.

  7. A centenary celebration 100 metres below sea level

    22 October 2019

    Employment specialists from the International Labour Organization visit a mine in the Russian Federation to mark the Centenary of the organization and to promote decent work.

  8. The power of small: Unlocking the potential of SMEs

    21 October 2019

    Micro-, small and medium-sized enterprises are responsible for more than two thirds of all jobs worldwide. Explore this InfoStory to find out how the ILO is supporting SMEs to reach their full potential and securing a better future of work for everyone.

  9. Uncertain global economic and jobs outlook calls for renewed labour policies, institutions

    19 October 2019

    Growing concerns about global economic and employment prospects must be met with robust policies to promote employment, social dialogue and labour standards and institutions, the Director-General, Guy Ryder has told the World Bank

  10. Growing concerns about global employment and economic growth require stronger response

    19 October 2019

    Pro-active, effective measures, with a particular focus on small economic units, are needed to ensure that the response to a slowing global economy can prevent global unemployment rising and growth weakening.