Publications on working time

  1. Publication

    The Situation of Non-regular Public Employees in Local Government in Japan: focus on Gender

    19 December 2015

    Non-regular public employees in the local governments are increasing rapidly in Japan. According to statistics from the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications (MIAC) (2012b), there were 603,582 non-regular public employees as of April 1, 2012, compared to 455,840 from their 2005 survey or an increase of 147,742 (32%) over seven years. Out of that more recent figure, 448,742 (74.2%) were women.

  2. Publication

    Non-standard Employment in Government: An Overview from Canada and Brazil

    19 December 2015

    This report reviews the status and the implications of non-standard employment in the government in two countries: Canada and Brazil. Recent research and policy discussions have been focused on the growth of non-standard employment in the private sector in many countries.

  3. Key Indicators of the Labour Market 2015 KILM

    7. Hours of work

    16 November 2015

    Two measurements related to working time are included in KILM 7 in order to give an overall picture of the time that the employed throughout the world devote to work activities. The first measure relates to the hours that employed persons work per week (table 7a) while the second measure is the average annual hours actually worked per person (table 7b).

  4. Publication

    The Global Compact and Safety and Health - Improving Occupational Safety and Health in the Supply Chain: Public-Private Partnership

    06 October 2015

    This public-private partnership between the International Labour Organization (ILO), Volkswagen (VW) and the German Agency for Technical Cooperation (GTZ), covered Brazil, Mexico and South Africa, with the overall aim of establishing and implementing national OSH action programmes in the VW supply chain.

  5. Publication

    Brazil: Case study on working time organization and its effects in the health services sector

    31 July 2015

    Working time is a critical aspect of health services. Reconciling workers' needs with organizational requirements remains a challenge. This working paper explores the complex issues around working time organization and their effects in the health services sector in Brazil.

  6. INWORK Policy Brief No. 7

    The Diversity of "Marginal" Part-Time Employment

    31 May 2015

  7. Conditions of Work and Employment Series No. 56

    The organization of working time and its effects in the health services sector: A comparative analysis of Brazil, South Africa and the Republic of Korea

    28 January 2015

  8. Publication

    Maternity and paternity at work: Law and practice across the world

    13 May 2014

    The study reviews national law and practice on both maternity and paternity at work in 185 countries and territories including leave, benefits, employment protection, health protection, breastfeeding arrangements at work and childcare.

  9. Conditions of Work and Employment Series No. 43

    In search of good quality part-time employment

    13 March 2014

  10. Publication

    Working Conditions Laws 2012

    06 February 2014

    This report provides an international comparative legal information on national working conditions legislation and highlights global and regional trends in over 150 countries. The report covers national legislation in three fundamental working conditions: working hours, minimum wages, and maternity protection. The report aims to provide ILO constituents, policymakers, and researchers with comparative legal information on these issues as they consider legislation and policies that impact on workplaces and their workforce.