27 May 2020
The ILO’s latest analysis of the labour market impact of COVID-19 exposes the devastating and disproportionate effect on young workers, and analyses measures being taken to create a safe return to work environment.
22 May 2020
Return to work policies should be informed by a human-centred approach that puts rights and international labour standards at the heart of economic, social and environmental strategies and ensures that policy guidance is embedded in national occupational safety and health systems.
14 May 2020
Strengthened and comprehensive social protection systems will lessen the impact of crises such as COVID-19.
07 May 2020
Lockdown measures will worsen poverty and vulnerabilities among the world’s two billion informal economy workers, says the International Labour Organization.
29 April 2020
The latest ILO data on the labour market impact of the COVID-19 pandemic reveals the devastating effect on workers in the informal economy and on hundreds of millions of enterprises worldwide.
28 April 2020
The International Labour Organization warns that without adequate safeguards for returning workers there could be a second wave of the virus.
23 April 2020
More needs to be done to protect workers and support businesses, particularly in low and middle income countries, the ILO Director-General has told labour ministers.
09 April 2020
Past crises show that workers and employers need to work together to address the impact of COVID-19, says a new joint report from the International Labour Organization’s workers’ and employers’ groups.
07 April 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic is having a catastrophic effect on working hours and earnings, globally. A new ILO report highlights some of the worst affected sectors and regions, and outlines policies to mitigate the crisis.
31 March 2020
Seafarers, ship owners and governments are urging ILO member States to ensure the flow of essential goods, energy, food and medicines during the COVID-19 pandemic.
30 March 2020
New guidelines issued by ILO and UNICEF call on enterprises to do more to support working families during the pandemic.
26 March 2020
Guy Ryder, Director-General of the International Labour Organization, calls on G20 countries to work together to protect people, jobs, incomes and enterprises from the ravages of the COVID-19 pandemic.
18 March 2020
An initial assessment of the impact of COVID-19 on the global world of work says the effects will be far-reaching, pushing millions of people into unemployment, underemployment and working poverty, and proposes measures for a decisive, co-ordinated and immediate response.
04 March 2020
In celebration of International Women's Day and National Women's Month in the Philippines, the ILO has partnered with the the Department of Education, the Embassy of the United States of America and American Spaces to inspire young girls to pursue careers in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM).
28 February 2020
The ILO programme 'Responsible Supply Chains in Asia' programme trains new recruits to the Philippines’ labour inspectorate.
03 February 2020
Thirty years after the adoption of the only international Convention on the rights of indigenous peoples, a new ILO report finds they are still more likely to be poor and face particular hardships in the world of work.
30 January 2020
With the goal of developing an overall strategy on Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics (STEM) for Workforce Readiness and Development, the ILO hosted the first Technical Working Group Meeting with the support of the JP Morgan Chase Foundation.
20 January 2020
A lack of decent work combined with rising unemployment and persisting inequality is making it increasingly difficult for people to build better lives through their work, according to the latest edition of the ILO’s global report on employment and social trends.
18 December 2019
Despite their positive contribution, public attitudes towards migrant workers remain unfavourable in ASEAN destination countries, new ILO and UN Women study reveals.
11 December 2019
Partners of the UN Global Initiative on Decent Jobs for Youth launch knowledge facility, including the ILO toolbox and data finder on youth employment.