COVID-19: Protecting workers in the workplace
07 April 2020
Women globally make up over 70 per cent of workers in health, including those working in care institutions. They are on the front line of the fight against COVID-19. As a result of the pandemic they are facing a double burden: longer shifts at work and additional care work at home.
06 April 2020
This document builds on material developed by UNICEF EAPRO, UNICEF ESARO and the ILO. It is an interim guidance note, developed in a fast-evolving situation. It provides general recommendations that aim to help employers strengthen support for workers and their families.
COVID-19: Stimulating the economy and employment
03 April 2020
Countries’ capacities to recruit and retain health workers vary significantly across regions. This unequal distribution exacerbates inequities in access to health services.
The Employment Generation Impact of Meeting SDG Targets in Early Childhood Care, Education, Health and Long- Term Care in 45 Countries
19 December 2019
The Unpaid Care Work and the Labour Market. An analysis of time use data based on the latest World Compilation of Time-use Surveys
19 December 2019
10 December 2019
This publication provides an overview of the gaps and challenges in six sub-Saharan African countries (Liberia, Namibia, South Africa, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania and Zambia). By providing a picture of front-line prevention and treatment policies, this working paper assesses the socio-economic consequences of low antiretroviral therapy (ART) coverage as well as the key role of the health workforce in international testing and treatment targets (90-90-90). The impact of HIV on caregivers’ working status and their employment opportunities is also reviewed through an empirical analysis.
01 October 2019
Australia and Chile, 13,000 kilometres apart, have one thing in common: discouraged older workers.
G20 Labour and Employment Ministers’ Meeting
30 August 2019
The Director-General of the International Labour Organization heads to a meeting of the G20 Labour and Employment Ministers in Japan, focused on the future of work.
28 June 2019
On June 20, 2019 the ILO co-organized a meeting on the “Cooperatives for Health” initiative at the Biotech Campus in Geneva.
Special 2019 issue: The ILO at 100
03 June 2019
This Centenary issue of the World of Work magazine presents some milestones of the ILO’s history and its efforts to promote social justice as the foundation of peace around the globe.