Publications on working time

  1. Publication

    Recent Issues Regarding Collective Bargaining and Conditions of Work in the Chemical Industry

    19 August 2011

    Working Paper 246

  2. Domestic Work Policy Brief no. 2

    Working hours in domestic work

    19 May 2011

    This document is part of a series of briefs on issues and approaches to promoting decent work for domestic workers.

  3. Conditions of Work and Employment Series No. 27

    The legal regulation of working time in domestic work

    19 January 2011

  4. Publication

    Offshoring and working conditions in remote work

    07 June 2010

    Advances in information and communication technologies (ICTs), combined with organizations seeking to reduce costs, have led to a dramatic growth in service sector offshoring and outsourcing, most notably to developing countries such as India. This is a co-publication with Palgrave MacMillan Publishing.

  5. Publication

    “Become a man instead of a mere machine”: The ILO and trends in working hours

    01 April 2010

    In 1930, John Maynard Keynes imagined a world in which, a hundred years later, work would be to a large extent replaced by leisure. He speculated about a three-hour shift and a 15-hour working week by 2030.

  6. INWORK Policy Brief No. 2

    New developments in work sharing in middle-income countries

    01 February 2010

  7. Publication

    Offshoring and employment in the developing world: Business process outsourcing in the Philippines

    20 November 2009

    Employment Working Paper No. 41

  8. Publication

    A survey of the Great Depression as recorded in the International Labour Review, 1931-1939

    15 October 2009

    Employment Working Paper No. 42

  9. INWORK Policy Brief No. 1

    Work sharing: A strategy to preserve jobs during the global jobs crisis

    01 June 2009

  10. Publication

    Report II - Measurement of working time - 18th International Conference of Labour Statisticians, Geneva, 24 November - 5 December 2008

    02 March 2009

    The International Labour Organization has long been concerned with the regulation of working time as one aspect which has a direct and measurable impact on the health and well-being of working persons, their level of fatigue and stress (and on that of the people close to them). It also has an important impact on productivity levels and labour costs for establishments, and on the general quality of life in all countries.