Publications

The ILO Country Office for the Philippines (CO-Manila) publishes a wide range of books, reports, working papers, training manuals, CD-ROMs, videos and flash movies. Some of these can be downloaded directly. Others can be requested or purchased in hard copy from the ILO Knowledge Centre in Manila or by email.

2020

  1. A study on skills for trade and economic diversification (STED) in the non-traditional coconut export sectors of the Philippines

    22 April 2020

  2. Trade and value chains in employment-rich activities (TRAVERA): Study of selected non- traditional coconut products in the Philippines

    22 April 2020

  3. Managing Conflicts and Disasters: Exploring Collaboration between Employers’ and Workers’ Organizations

    09 April 2020

    This publication looks at the role that employers and workers, through their respective organizations, play in crisis situations arising from conflict and disaster.

  4. The six-step COVID-19 business continuity plan

    01 April 2020

    “This six-step COVID-19 business continuity plan has been developed by the ILO Bureau for Employers’ Activities (ILO-ACT/EMP). This tool is designed to support EBMOs assist its members during the COVID-19 crisis. It aims to establish the risk profile of an enterprise and the level of vulnerability to COVID-19 in terms of its impact on People, Processes, Profits and Partnerships (the “4Ps”) and develop an effective risk and contingency system for the business.

  5. COVID-19 Employers and business membership organizations (EBMOs) public statement template

    30 March 2020

    The public statement enables employers and business membership organizations (EBMOs) to put forward recommendations on COVID-19 to government, unions and other stakeholders.EBMOs should adapt the template to national circumstances and the challenges that EBMO members and enterprises are facing as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

  6. Enterprise survey tool: Assessing the needs of enterprises resulting from COVID-19

    30 March 2020

    This tool has been developed by the ILO Bureau for Employers’ Activities (ILO-ACT/EMP) to help employers and business membership organizations (EBMOs) evaluate the needs of enterprises as a result of COVID-19 crisis. It is composed of two parts: (1) a needs assessment survey, and (2) a template to present the key findings and request assistance to different institutions.

  7. An employer's guide on managing your workplace during COVID-19

    30 March 2020

    This Guide has been developed by the ILO Bureau for Employers’ Activities (ILO-ACT/EMP) as a general reference for employers and business membership organizations (EBMOs). The idea is to help employers manage their workplace during COVID-19: running the business, protecting workers, and answering some of the workplace relations and occupational safety and health (OSH) questions that are arising.It is based on resources, guides and directives published by the World Health Organization (WHO), governments, employers and EBMOs.

  8. ILO Country Office for the Philippines publications catalogue, March 2020

    26 March 2020

    CO-Manila's new library resource list.

  9. © dronepicr 2020

    COVID-19 and R205: what role for workers’ organizations?

    24 March 2020

    This note prepared by the ILO’s Bureau for Workers’Activities (ACTRAV) shows why the ILO Recommendation No 205 on Employment and Decent Work for Peace and Resilience (R205) is an effective instrument for governments, employers and workers organizations to address the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

  10. COVID-19: What can employers do?

    23 March 2020

    The ILO and its constituents – Governments, workers and employers – will play a crucial role in combating the outbreak, ensuring the safety of individuals and the sustainability of businesses and jobs.

  11. COVID-19: What can workers do?

    23 March 2020

    The ILO and its constituents – Governments, workers and employers – will play a crucial role in combating the outbreak, ensuring the safety of individuals and the sustainability of businesses and jobs.

  12. The Philippines and the Work in Fishing Convention, 2007 (No. 188): a comparative analysis

    23 March 2020

    This analysis is provided to assist the Government of the Philippines in preparing to ratify the ILO Work in Fishing Convention, 2007 (No. 188).

  13. Philippines: ILO Centenary

    11 March 2020

  14. ILO Country Office for the Philippines publications catalogue, February 2020

    28 February 2020

    CO-Manila's new library resource list.

  15. ILO Country Office for the Philippines publications catalogue, January 2020

    31 January 2020

    CO-Manila's new library resource list.

  16. Pre-situational analysis report on child labour and working conditions in artisanal small-scale mining communities in the Philippines

    30 January 2020

    The study revolved around three interrelated points, namely: (a) key points of analysis – general and area specific; (b) recommendations to address child labour issues and concerns; and (c) recommendations to improve working conditions in artisanal small-scale mining (ASGM) communities in the municipalities of Labo and Paracale, Camarines Norte and T’boli Municipality, South Cotabato.

  17. Artisanal and small-scale gold mining baseline report: Camarines Norte and South Cotabato

    20 January 2020

    The artisanal and small-scale gold mining (ASGM) baseline profile report aims to assess the current environmental, social and economic conditions in ASGM in the Philippines. The study covers three mining municipalities, including Labo and Paracale in Camarines Norte and T’boli in South Cotabato.

  18. Assessment of occupational safety and health hazards exposure of workers in small-scale gold mining in the Philippines

    15 January 2020

    The study examined the practices in the small-scale gold mining (SSGM) industry in the Philippines, particularly the working conditions of miners and workers during gold extraction and processing. It evaluated the miners’ and workers’ exposure to various occupational safety and health (OSH) hazards and recommended appropriate control measures for their maximum protection.

  19. Decent work and youth in the Philippines – Facts and trends

    08 January 2020

    This country fact sheet provides an overview of selected key labour market indicators for youth aged 15-24 years in the Philippines. The fact sheet on decent work and youth aims to support government, employers’ and workers’ organizations, youth and key stakeholders to drive a human-centred approach to the future of work, in line with the objectives of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the UN Global Initiative on Decent Jobs for Youth.

2019

  1. ILO Country Office for the Philippines publications catalogue, December 2019

    20 December 2019

    CO-Manila's new library resource list.