Publications on Equality and discrimination

June 2022

  1. Policy brief

    Policy sequences during and after COVID-19: A review of labour market policy patterns

    24 June 2022

    This policy brief tracks the sequential logic of labour market policies across a sample of countries from all world regions.

  2. Report

    Promoting youth employment during COVID-19: A review of policy responses

    24 June 2022

    This report gives an overview on actual policy responses in the area of youth employment during the COVID-19 crisis in 20 selected countries.

  3. Report

    Job retention schemes during COVID-19: A review of policy responses

    24 June 2022

    This report provides an update on job retention policies in a sample of 20 countries representing the main world regions as well as the diverse types of job retention schemes, in particular short-time work, furlough and wage subsidy schemes as they have been implemented in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

  4. Decent Work in Garment Supply Chains Asia

    Employment, wages and productivity in the Asian garment sector: Taking stock of recent trends

    24 June 2022

    The report takes stock of employment, wages and productivity in the Asian garment sector by exploring data and policy insights to highlight trends, patterns and ways forward for a better future of work. By utilising updated data insights, the report outlines persisting decent work deficits as the garment sector evolves, and the prioritised support needed to overcome such challenges.

  5. Technical brief

    Using data from rapid surveys for employment policy: Applications in the COVID-19 era and beyond

    21 June 2022

    This brief focuses on providing guidance on the proper use of data from rapid surveys focused on employment outcomes. This includes the assessment of data quality, appropriate data analysis, and the interpretation and communication of findings.

  6. Technical brief

    Alternative Data Sources for Labour Market Diagnostics and Policy Response: Applications in the COVID-19 era and beyond

    21 June 2022

    This brief explores the opportunities and challenges posed by non-conventional data sources, offering policy makers a resource in how to improve employment diagnostics and resultant policy response.

  7. Report

    Demand-side policies for employment promotion in low- and middle-income countries

    21 June 2022

    An overview of key concepts linked to demand-side policies and how they can support job creation in a developing-country context.

  8. Paper

    Pay transparency legislation: Implications for employers' and workers' organizations

    21 June 2022

  9. Employment Working Group

    Youth at Work in G20 countries: Progress and policy action in 2021 towards the Antalya goal - presentation

    20 June 2022

    This presentation prepared jointly by the ILO and the OECD and presented at the 3rd Employment Working Group meeting under the Indonesian presidency gives a preliminary overview of progress made by G20 countries towards achieving the Antalya goal, and policy action taken by governments to reduce the share of young people most at risk of being permanently left behind in the labour market.

  10. Employment Working Group

    Women at Work in G20 countries: Progress and policy action in 2021 - presentation

    20 June 2022

    This presentation prepared jointly by the ILO and the OECD and presented at the 3rd Employment Working Group meeting under the Indonesian presidency gives a preliminary overview of progress made by G20 countries towards achieving the Brisbane target, and policy action taken by governments to reduce the gender gap in labour force participation.