FAMILY-FRIENDLY POLICIES FOR WORKERS IN THE INFORMAL ECONOMY

The purpose of this paper is to analyse the specific needs of workers in the informal economy, as well as their children and highlight urgent gaps and the range of …

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 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 …

ILO Working Paper: Turning up the heat: Exploring potential links between climate change and gender-based violence and harassment in the garment sector

“Violence and harassment are widespread issues within the garment sector in Asia (Better Work 2019a), and with the effects of climate change increasing, it is possible that these behaviours could …

MARITIME HUMAN RIGHTS RISKS AND THE COVID-19 CREW CHANGE CRISIS A TOOL TO SUPPORT HUMAN RIGHTS DUE DILIGENCE

“The maritime industry is responsible for transporting more than 80 per cent of global trade of goods, such as automobiles, bulk commodities, chemicals, wood products, iron and steel, garments and …

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 …

ILO Committee on Freedom of Association Report (2021)

The ILO Committee on Freedom of Association released its latest report, including cases on Argentina, Colombia, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Ecuador, Guatemala, Haiti, Jordan, Korea, Madagascar, Pakistan and Romania.

Legal analysis of the regulation and implementation of “teleworking” in Montenegro’s Labour Framework

“The Covid-19 pandemic, officially declared by the World Health Organization (WHO) in March 2020, has had a profound effect on labour relations and the organization of work across sectors. In …

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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