Books and reports

May 2019

  1. Publication

    General Labour History of Africa: Workers, employers and governments, 20th-21st Centuries

    01 May 2019

    This volume brings, for the first time, an African perspective within a global context to the study of labour and labour relations.

April 2019

  1. Report

    Safety and Health at the heart of the Future of Work: Building on 100 years of experience

    15 April 2019

March 2019

  1. Report

    A quantum leap for gender equality: For a better future of work for all

    07 March 2019

    This report is the culmination of the extensive and often ground-breaking work undertaken in the ILO’s Women at Work Centenary Initiative. It is closely aligned with the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

February 2019

  1. Flagship Report

    World Employment and Social Outlook: Trends 2019

    13 February 2019

    This report provides an overview of global and regional trends in employment, unemployment, labour force participation and productivity.

January 2019

  1. Global Commission on the Future of Work

    Work for a brighter future

    22 January 2019

    This landmark report by the ILO Global Commission on the Future of Work examines how to achieve a better future of work for all at a time of unprecedented change and exceptional challenges in the world of work.

December 2018

  1. Executive Sumamry

    ILO Global Estimates on International Migrant Workers – Results and Methodology [Executive Summary]

    05 December 2018

  2. Executive Sumamry

    ILO Global Estimates on International Migrant Workers – Results and Methodology [Executive Summary]

    05 December 2018

  3. Report

    ILO Global Estimates on International Migrant Workers – Results and Methodology

    05 December 2018

    This report maps the current state of labour migration and the key characteristics of migrant workers in the world today.

November 2018

  1. Flagship report

    Global Wage Report 2018/19: What lies behind gender pay gaps

    26 November 2018

    This report examines the evolution of real wages around the world, giving a unique picture of wage trends globally and by region.

October 2018

  1. Executive summary

    Decent work in Portugal 2008–18: From crisis to recovery [Executive Summary]

    12 October 2018