COVID-19: Protecting workers in the workplace
02 December 2020
The new ILO Global Wage Report 2020-2021 examines the evolution of real wages around the world, giving a unique picture of wage trends globally and by region. It shows that adequate minimum wages are key for a human-centred recovery from COVID-19 and beyond.
Annual meetings of the IMF and World Bank
16 October 2020
In written statements to the annual meetings of the IMF and the World Bank, ILO Director-General Guy Ryder warned against higher levels of poverty and inequality resulting from the COVID-19 crisis. Highlighting the urgent need for social protection for all, he called for profound structural changes to build back better and faster.
Unpaid production work
25 September 2020
Unpaid production work is the foundation of all other productive work, yet the time spent on these activities is often neglected in labour market analyses.
18 September 2020
The Equal Pay International Coalition says governments need to take action to close the pay gap between women and men.
World Youth Skills Day
15 July 2020
The winner of the first ILO Skills Challenge Innovation Call has been announced, and the USD 50,000 prize has gone to a domestic workers association in Zimbabwe.
Domestic Workers Convention
06 July 2020
Mexico is committed to promoting decent work for domestic workers. The Ministry of Labour and Social Security and the Undersecretary of Multilateral Affairs and Human Rights of the Mexican Foreign Ministry participated in a virtual ceremony.
16 June 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic has had a devastating impact on the livelihoods of domestic workers.