News

July 2021

  1. Post Covid-19: Towards Trade Union Revitalization

    23 July 2021

    The COVID-19 crisis has exposed and aggravated existing challenges and has put increasing pressure on trade unions. Trade union membership is declining, both in developed and in developing countries. The future of trade unions will depend on their responses to the pandemic.

  2. SDG 8 Decent Work In Focus

    12 July 2021

    High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development Report

June 2021

  1. ILO Support to Workers’ Organizations during the COVID 19 Pandemic

    07 June 2021

    COVID-19 has been a global human catastrophe. Since March 2020, the ILO Bureau for Workers’ Activities (ACTRAV) has been at the forefront to ensure that workers’ organizations have the information and assistance they need to mitigate the socio-economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic..

May 2021

  1. Advancing Decent Work through Digital Wage Payments

    05 May 2021

    Qatar, Philippines and ILO showcase digital wage payment solutions for decent work, at UN STI Forum

  2. International Year for the Elimination of Child Labour 2021

    03 May 2021

    SDG Target 8.7 commits member States “to take immediate and effective measures to eradicate forced labour, end modern slavery and human trafficking and secure the prohibition and elimination of the worst forms of child labour, including recruitment and use of child soldiers, and by 2025 end child labour in all its forms.

April 2021

  1. Youth urge inclusive socio-economic recovery from pandemic

    07 April 2021

  2. ECOSOC Youth Forum Calls for Green Jobs for Youth

    06 April 2021

March 2021

  1. COVID-19: Three priorities to assist Unions in 2021…

    19 March 2021

    The COVID-19 pandemic has severely affected workers and their organizations across the world. From January to March 2021, the efforts of the ILO Bureau for Workers’ Activities have addressed three main challenges to assist trade unions. Learn more here...

February 2021

  1. On the World Day of Social Justice, governments and UN leaders call for decent work on digital labour platforms

    23 February 2021

  2. Social protection floors for a just transition to the green and digital economy

    10 February 2021

    Side Event: ILO in collaboration with the Government of Switzerland

December 2020

  1. Leaving No One Behind and building back better from COVID-19: The Future of Work in LDCs

    12 December 2020

    UN leaders call for policies to support LDCs’ future of work

  2. COVID-19 Pandemic: How to combat disinformation?

    08 December 2020

    The COVID-19 pandemic creates an opportunity for some people to cause confusion, chaos and public harm through disinformation. How trade unions can contribute to the combat against this?

  3. COVID-19: How to combat stigma and discrimination at the workplace?

    01 December 2020

    COVID-19 outbreak has provocated stigma and discrimination against people perceived to have been in contact with the virus or people with certain ethnic backgrounds, nationalities and migrants. How trade unions can address stigma and discrimination at the workplace? Learn more here...

November 2020

  1. New ILO Collection of Publications for Workers

    25 November 2020

    Discover the new Workers digital collection with over 1400 ILO publications dedicated to workers and their organizations.

  2. Leaving No One Behind and building back better from COVID-19: The Future of Work in LDCs

    19 November 2020

  3. COVID-19: How to end violence and harassment in the world of work?

    12 November 2020

    Some of the necessary emergency measures adopted to suppress the transmission of covid-19 have exposed and exacerbated various forms of violence and harassment in the world of work. How can unions eradicate violence and harassment in the workplace during and after the COVID-19 pandemic? Here's a video to get you started...

  4. COVID-19 Pandemic: How does the ILO support workers’ organizations?

    05 November 2020

    Since March 2020, the ILO Bureau for Workers’ Activities (ACTRAV) has been at the forefront to ensure that workers’ organizations have the information and assistance they need to mitigate the socio-economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. Here some services and actions provided by ACTRAV towards workers'organizations across the world...

October 2020

  1. Second Committee Urges a Disaster Risk-Informed and Resilient COVID-19 Recovery

    19 October 2020

September 2020

  1. SDG Action Zone - Protecting Jobs: Decent Work Solutions for a Just Transition

    23 September 2020

  2. SDG Action Zone – The Future of Work: Digital Skills and Decent Jobs for Youth

    23 September 2020