Publications on working time

  1. 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).

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    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.

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    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.

  4. INWORK Policy Brief No. 7

    The Diversity of "Marginal" Part-Time Employment

    31 May 2015

  5. 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

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    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.

  7. Conditions of Work and Employment Series No. 43

    In search of good quality part-time employment

    13 March 2014

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    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.

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    Living and working conditions in inland navigation in Europe

    20 December 2013

    This study explores various aspects of the inland navigation in the European region, addressing all the essential aspects in relation to the working and living conditions of the crews, including relevant laws and regulations, occupational safety and health, social security and enforcement, etc.

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    Work Sharing during the Great Recession: New Developments and Beyond (SUMMARY)

    18 June 2013

    This volume examines the resurgent interest in and use of work sharing as a job preservation strategy during the Great Recession of 2008–09. It also considers the crisis experience for the potential use of work sharing to generate jobs, thus contributing to the ongoing debate on its efficacy as an employment creation measure. The book offers in-depth analysis of work sharing in Europe – specifically in Austria, Belgium, France, Germany and the Netherlands – and in the diverse contexts of Japan, Turkey, the United States and Uruguay. It synthesizes the main lessons learned from the country cases and considers their implications for the future of work sharing.