Areas of work
This event provides the opportunity to learn more about the increase of home work during the COVID-19 pandemic, and policies that can pave the way to decent work for homeworkers, both old and new.
ILO Working paper 27
31 March 2021
This working paper analyses national and supranational case law and legislation about the employment status of platform workers. It does so by referring to the ILO Employment Relationship Recommendation, 2006 (No. 198). It finds that this Recommendation provides for a valuable compass to navigate the issues that emerge from the analysis of the existing case law and legislation about platform work.
ILO Working paper 25
09 March 2021
This report focuses on two categories of homeworkers in the Philippines: industrial homeworkers, who assemble or fabricate goods for factories, retailers or their agents under subcontracting arrangements; and online workers, who render services to their clients or employers via telecommunications technologies and digital platforms.
WIEGO Statistic Brief no. 27
19 February 2021
Globally, 260 million women and men are employed in home-based work, including 35 million in developed countries.