Decent work in the platform economy

The growth in the platform economy and platform work represents an opportunity for job creation and more flexible organization of production processes, but also a challenge in terms of fair …

The gender pay gap in the health and care sector: A global analysis in the time of COVID-19

“COVID-19 has shone a light on the critical importance of health and care workers, who were applauded and celebrated. It also laid bare the extent of inequalities workers in this …

Cooperatives and the World of Work No. 14 – Partnerships between trade unions and the social and solidarity economy to support informal economy workers

“Over two billion workers, representing 61.2 per cent of global employment, are in the informal economy (ILO 2018a). Workers’ experiences differ significantly depending on their occupation, with women concentrated in …

ILO Working Paper: Protection of workers’ personal data: General principles

“This study on “the legal protection of workers’ personal data” aims to develop the knowledge base on this subject in light of legal and technological developments. The purpose of this …

ILO: Care at work – Investing in care leave and services for a more gender equal world of work

“The ILO report Care at Work: Investing in Care Leave Policies and Care Services for a More GenderEqual World of Work provides a global overview of national laws and practices …

ILO Technical Brief: Healthy and Safe Telework

” The World Health Organization (WHO) and the International Labour Organization (ILO) have called for measures to be put in place to protect workers’ health while teleworking. A new technical brief …

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 …

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