Crowdworking in Ukraine
02 August 2018
Translator, Julia Gotra, has made a success of working on a digital labour platform. However, an ILO report on online work in Ukraine shows that there are also risks associated with this new flexible way of working.
Future of Work Focus Newsletter
13 February 2018
As we look to the future of work, ILO Historian Dorothea Hoehtker tells us what we might learn from looking at the past.
Spotlight Interviews with Co-operators
09 February 2018
"Spotlight Interviews with Co-operators" is a series of interviews with cooperative leaders from around the world with whom ILO officials have crossed paths during the course of their work with cooperatives. For this issue, ILO interviewed Professor Trebor Scholz from The New School, a scholar and an activist who developed the concept of “platform cooperativism”.
This event will showcase in a concise, high-impact manner how the ILO is preparing with the Caribbean for the future of work through the presentation of the two aforementioned documents. This aims to reinforce ILO’s voice and visibility as the world’s expert agency for the world of work, and indeed the future of work, in this case focusing on training.
A report on the findings will contribute towards the ILO global Initiative, including a constituent meeting to be convened by the ILO in 2018.
10th European Regional Meeting
02 October 2017
From a Russian retiree supplementing his pension as a freelance taxi driver, to a Greek handball player re-trained as an office clerk in Germany and a new mother working from home in the UK, here are some of the experiences of people making their way through the world of work in Europe and Central Asia.
5th Regulating for Decent Work Conference
03 July 2017
Three-day gathering of international experts is expected to provide policy guidance related to sweeping change in the world of work.
Inequalities and the World of Work
23 February 2017
A new report by the ILO in cooperation with the European Commission looks at the key factors leading to rising inequalities in fourteen EU Member States.
Non-standard forms of employment
19 December 2016
Non-standard employment is not spread evenly across the labour market. Women are more likely to be employed in non-standard jobs, especially in part-time jobs, as compared to men.
Labour market regulation
18 November 2016
Today there is greater variation in the labour market, with many workers in part-time, on-call, or temporary employment, in employment arrangements with multiple employers, or in disguised employment or dependent self-employment. The ILO refers to these arrangements as “non-standard forms of employment”.