Publications on working time

  1. 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

  2. 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.

  3. Conditions of Work and Employment Series No. 43

    In search of good quality part-time employment

    13 March 2014

  4. 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.

  5. Publication

    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.

  6. Publication

    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.

  7. INWORK Policy Brief No. 5

    The Distribution of Hours of Work in Developed and Developing Countries: What are the Main Differences and Why?

    01 May 2013

  8. Conditions of Work and Employment Series No. 33

    The effects of working time on productivity and firm performance: a research synthesis paper

    14 August 2012

  9. Conditions of Work and Employment Series No. 32

    The influence of working time arrangements on work-life integration or 'balance': a review of the international evidence

    14 August 2012

  10. Conditions of Work and Employment Series No. 31

    Working time, health, and safety: A research synthesis paper

    28 May 2012