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The Employment Sector Information and Documentation centre offers ILO Officials both at Headquarters and the field, ILO constituents, journalists, students and others a range of services to meet your information needs.
This includes access to the Sector's free publications, research assistance, loans from the Employment Sector's or the ILO Library's collection, guidance on how to use information resources and on-line research tools effectively. The Centre also organises displays of its own as well as other ILO publications during special events.
Employment Policy Department Newsletter, May/June 2023
24 May 2023
Global Employment Policy Review 2023: Macroeconomic policies for recovery and structural transformation
15 May 2023
The second edition of the Global Employment Policy Review (GEPR) focuses on the issue of employment-centred macroeconomic policies for recovery and structural transformation.
How to support a job seeker? Handbook for Employment and Career Development Counselors
15 May 2023
In a world of work where changes are accelerating, the role of Employment Services is crucial. The employment counselor is essential to support professional transitions, in particular for the most vulnerable groups. However, the profession of adviser is complex. Having to combine knowledge in economics, law and human sciences, the employment professional must also acquire the skills, techniques and postures of the consulting relationship. This handbook offers the basics of the profession, to be adapted to the context of each country.
Global Employment Policy Review 2023: Macroeconomic policies for recovery and structural transformation (Executive Summary)
11 May 2023
The Global Employment Policy Review (GEPR) examines trends in employment policies while at the same time presenting new and innovative solutions to the challenges of policy design and implementation. In this second edition, the report focuses on the issue of employment-centred macroeconomic policies for recovery and structural transformation.
Employment impact assessment of the rehabilitation of the Senoba – Ziguinchor-Mpack road in Senegal
05 May 2023
Employment impact assessment of the Zambian Great North Road Upgrading (GNRU) project
04 May 2023
Ex-ante assessment of the temporary and permanent employment impacts of the Zambian Great North Road Upgrading (GNRU) project.
Background paper n.15
The automotive sector in Mexico: The impact of automation and digitalization on employment
18 April 2023
This paper discusses the implementation of automation and digitalization processes in two automotive manufacturing plants in Mexico and analyses their effects on employment, including gender dimensions, and labour processes. A qualitative methodology is used based on guided visits to the plants, review of internal documents and face-to-face interviews with managers and workers.
Background paper n.14
Old-age labour market transition and poverty in Korea
10 April 2023
This study makes use of KLIPS (Korea Labour Income and Panel Study) data from 2001 to 2019 to categorise changes in the labour market status of the elderly in their 50s and 60s in Korea, and compares trends and changes in demographic characteristics, income, and poverty by type (of labour market participation). Results of such a labour trajectory classification suggest that there are various paths other than the traditional path of retaining a primary job until retirement age and then retiring in time for the old-age pension.