ILO Report World Social Protection Report 2020–22: Social protection at the crossroads – in pursuit of a better future

“Despite progress in recent years in extending social protection in many parts of the world, when the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic hit many countries were still facing significant challenges in …

100 Years of Advancing Freedom of Association: ILO Convention 11’s role in promoting rights for agricultural workers

“In 1921, the International Labour Conference (ILC) adopted the Right of Association (Agriculture) Convention (No. 11). Convention 11 advanced the principle that all those engaged in agriculture are entitled to …

International Journal of Labour Research: COVID-19 and Recovery: The Role of Trade Unions in Building Forward Better

“This article applies an econometric approach using data on the state of trade unions amidst COVID-19 to explain the contributions of social dialogue in increasing and enhancing trade union membership …

ILO: Resolution concerning the second recurrent discussion on social protection (social security)

Here is the Report of the Recurrent Discussion Committee: Social Protection (social security): https://www.ilo.org/wcmsp5/groups/public/—ed_norm/—relconf/documents/meetingdocument/wcms_804457.pdf Here is the ILO Resolution: https://www.ilo.org/wcmsp5/groups/public/—ed_norm/—relconf/documents/meetingdocument/wcms_806099.pdf

ILO Report – Making decent work a reality for domestic workers: Progress and prospects ten years after the adoption of the Domestic Workers Convention, 2011 (No. 189)

“Since the adoption of the Domestic Workers Convention, 2011 (No. 189), domestic workers have gained legal protection in many countries. For too many domestic workers, however, decent work has not …

Non-standard forms of employment in selected countries in Central and Eastern Europe. A critical glance into regulation and implementation

“Non-standard forms of employment (NSFE) have become a fixture of labour markets across Central and Eastern Europe (CEE). Emerging as new forms of work in the context of globalization, rapid …

S. Korea completes ratification process for key ILO conventions

 South Korea on Tuesday completed the ratification process for three key International Labor Organization (ILO) conventions, which have long stalled due to objections from businesses and conservatives. The Ministry of …

ILO Report: Working from Home – From Invisibility to decent work

“Though working from home has long been an important feature of the world of work, the institutions that govern the labour market are rarely designed with the home as a …

S. Korea ratifies key UN labor conventions

South Korea’s parliament on Friday ratified key International Labor Organization (ILO) conventions on workers’ rights and forced labor, which have long stalled due to objections from businesses and conservative politicians. …

ILO Report: The role of digital labour platforms in transforming the world of work

The report offers a comprehensive picture of the experience of workers and businesses on online web-based and location-based platforms, drawing on surveys and interviews with some 12,000 workers and representatives …

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