Publications on Wages

July 2021

  1. ILO Working paper 37

    Trade and Decent Work: Adequate Earnings in the Mexican Manufacturing Industries

    13 July 2021

    This paper analyses the impact of non-preferential trade liberalization and exposure to globalization on “adequate earnings” in Mexico between 2003 and 2020, using data from the national labour force and manufacturing industries surveys. Trade liberalization and globalization contributed to a reduction in working poverty and low-wage workers.

May 2021

  1. Factsheet

    Global Wage Report 2020-21: Factsheet for the European Union

    21 May 2021

    This factsheet provides key findings for the European Union from the ILO flagship Global Wage Report 2020-21

December 2020

  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

November 2020

  1. Publication

    Empowering Women at Work. Trade Union Policies and Practices for Gender Equality

    11 November 2020

September 2020

  1. Policy brief

    National employment policies for an inclusive, job-rich recovery from the COVID-19 crisis

    30 September 2020

    This policy brief highlights the role of gender-responsive national employment policies in responding to the short- and longer-term impact of the COVID-19 crisis.

  2. Publication

    Empowering Women at Work. Company Policies and Practices for Gender Equality

    22 September 2020

  3. The Business Case for Change

    Leading to Success: the business case for women in business and management in the Philippines

    18 September 2020

    The country brief demonstrates the business case for gender diversity in management and workplace gender equality in the Philippines considering the COVID-19 context.

July 2020

  1. Publication

    Gender equality in the world of work: Towards a transformative and measurable agenda for more equal societies

    27 July 2020

    This brochure provides an overview of the situation of women in the labour market and proposes a package of interventions that aim at promoting a transformative and measurable agenda for more equal societies. The brochure provides information on the ILO approach to gender equality in the world of work and its most recent work.

May 2020

  1. Factsheet

    Temporary Wage Subsidies: Country examples

    22 May 2020

    This Appendix complements the ILO Factsheet on "Temporary Wage Subsidies". It offers country examples of temporary wage subsidies implemented during the Covid-19 crisis.