News and events on the future of work

  1. © Marvin Meyer 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.

  2. 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.

  3. © ILO 2021

    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.

  4. 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.

  5. “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.

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

  9. 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.

  10. 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.