27 March 2020
The Corona virus pandemic is not just a medical crisis, but a social and economic one too, says ILO Director-General Guy Ryder. If our response is to be effective it must take into account all these factors, and be delivered in a co-ordinated, global way. In particular, it must answer the needs of the most vulnerable.
26 March 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic has meant that more people than ever before are teleworking – using information and communications technologies to do their work away from the office. ILO Working Time expert, Jon Messenger, explains how to get the best out of teleworking.
20 March 2020
If you are a freelancer, who pays your sick leave? If you work in a retail store on a zero-hours contract and the store closes, are you out of luck? Article by Janine Berg, ILO Senior Economist.
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.
11 March 2020
Developed with the technical support from the International Labour Organization and the European Commission, the Plan consists of a strategy to operationalize the national policy to prevent and tackle labour exploitation, illegal recruitment and forced labour in agriculture.
Global Employment Trends for Youth 2020
09 March 2020
Young people face an uncertain future in the labour market because of automation, the narrow focus of much vocational training and the lack of jobs to match their qualifications, says a new ILO report.
Giornata internazionale della donna 2020
L’Ufficio OIL per l’Italia e San Marino lancia campagna “Tolleranza zero a violenza e molestie nel mondo del lavoro”
06 March 2020
Rights of indigenous peoples
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.
World Employment and Social Outlook – Trends 2020
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.
International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women
25 November 2019
"Violence and harassment constitutes one of the greatest threats to decent work. No more excuses. Let’s work together and make the promise of Convention No. 190 a reality for all," says ILO Director-General.