News about digital labour platforms


  1. News

    ILO presents findings from its WESO 2021 report at a COOP Academy organized by the ICA

    11 March 2021

    The presentation on the ILO’s flagship report “The role of digital labour platforms in transforming the world of work” focused on the role of digital labour platforms in transforming the world of work and also elaborated on experiences of platform cooperatives.

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    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.

  3. Media advisory

    ILO to release report on the impact of digital labour platforms on the world of work

    17 February 2021

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    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.

  5. Press release

    Winners of the inaugural Cambodia Skills Challenge Innovation Call announced

    05 February 2021

    Cambodia and UN step up efforts to support the digital transformation of skills sector as well as lessen the digital divide

  6. Skills development

    Vocational training hampered by COVID-19 pandemic

    01 February 2021

    A new report based on an inter-agency survey on technical and vocational education and training (TVET) highlights the challenges thrown up by the COVID-19 pandemic, as well as innovations in teaching and learning.

  7. COVID-19: Protecting workers in the workplace

    Towards decent work for all homeworkers

    13 January 2021

    Working from home has long been an important feature of the world of work. However, the institutions that govern the labour market are rarely designed with the home as a workplace in mind. The dramatic increase in working from home due to the COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the need to address the issues facing homeworkers and their employers, and to pave the way to decent work for all who work from home.


  1. News

    Focus on labour platforms in China: seizing the opportunities, tackling the challenges

    09 December 2020

    To get a better understanding of new business models and their impact on workers, companies and society at large, the ILO organized a discussion on December 8 focusing on the Chinese situation.

  2. Video

    What Indonesian youth say about the pandemic? Let’s find out!

    30 November 2020

    The infographic video presents key findings of the ILO’s global research regarding the impact of COVID-19 pandemic to Indonesian youth and of the joint research of ILO and and HAI, two leading youth media in the country.

  3. Video

    Recordings of the Global Research Webinar(5/5): Closing remarks

    03 November 2020

    This video series are recordings of the Global Research Webinar "Towards a brighter future of work in the digital economy", which was held on 30 September 2020. The purpose of the webinar was to share the main findings of the ILO research project on skills shortages, skills development strategies, and the governance of international labour migration of ICT specialists in Canada, China, Germany, India, Indonesia, Singapore and Thailand.