Resource library

Publications & Technical tools

  1. Flagship report

    Global Wage Report 2020-21: Wages and minimum wages in the time of COVID-19

    02 December 2020

    This ILO flagship report examines the evolution of real wages around the world, giving a unique picture of wage trends globally and by region. The 2020-21 edition analyses the relationship of minimum wages and inequality, as well as the wage impacts of the COVID-19 crisis.

  2. Executive Summary

    Global Wage Report 2020-21: Wages and minimum wages in the time of COVID-19

    02 December 2020

Training materials

  1. Instructional material

    A COVID-19 Action Checklist for the Waste Collection Sector

    02 December 2020

    More than ever waste collection is an essential service that must continue as normal as possible to prevent waste from building up in times of crisis, including the COVID-19 pandemic. Due to the functions they perform, waste collection workers may be more exposed than other workers to the contagion as they frequently touch surfaces that may be contaminated and face increased workloads. This action checklist provides practical measures to help employers and workers in the waste collection sector to work safely, while helping to maintain business continuity and community sanitation during the pandemic.

  2. Guidance and Survey Template

    Conducting Covid-19 impact assessment Surveys: Guidelines and template

    30 September 2020

    Guidelines and survey template developed to assess impact of Covid-19 on enterprises and their need for assistance. The template can help enterprises and public institutions like SME agencies, business support organizations and NGOs to develop their own questionnaires.

Promotional materials

  1. COVID-19: Protecting workers in the workplace

    Global wages in times of COVID-19

    02 December 2020

    Global wage trends have suffered from massive downward pressure due to COVID-19, according to a new ILO report. Women and low-paid workers' wages have been particularly hard it by the crisis.

  2. COVID-19: Protecting workers in the workplace

    Minimum wages are key for a human-centred recovery from COVID-19

    02 December 2020

    The new ILO Global Wage Report 2020-2021 examines the evolution of real wages around the world, giving a unique picture of wage trends globally and by region. It shows that adequate minimum wages are key for a human-centred recovery from COVID-19 and beyond.