Publications on fair recruitment

2017

  1. Policy Brief on Practices and Regulations of Recruitment to Garment Work

    24 July 2017

    The policy brief maps common recruitment practices and regulations observed along recruitment pathways to garment and textile work in India, Bangladesh, Nepal, Jordan and Lebanon.

  2. Policy Brief on Practices and Regulations of Recruitment to Domestic Work

    24 July 2017

    The policy brief highlights common recruitment practices and regulations observed along recruitment pathways to domestic work in India, Bangladesh, Nepal, Jordan and Lebanon.

  3. Migrant and cities: Research report on recruitment, employment, and working conditions of domestic workers in China

    20 June 2017

2016

  1. Guiding principles on the access of refugees and other forcibly displaced persons to the labour market

    28 November 2016

  2. General principles and operational guidelines for fair recruitment

    25 November 2016

  3. Working Paper on Operational Parameters to Assess Fair Recruitment Practices

    22 June 2016

    These parameters list a series of questions and issues that should be looked into in order to assess recruitment practices.

  4. Code of Ethical Conduct for Licensed Overseas Employment Promoters

    22 June 2016

    The Code of Ethical Conduct (CoC) was prepared by the Pakistan Overseas Employment Promoters Association (POEPA) with support by the ILO South Asia Labour Migration Governance Project. The objective of this CoC is to promote fair recruitment practices in Pakistan through industry self-regulation.

  5. Regulating International Labour Recruitment in the Domestic Work Sector

    07 April 2016

    Regulating International Labour Recruitment in the Domestic Work Sector: A Review of key issues, challenges and opportunities

  6. Case studies in the international recruitment of nurses: Promising practices in recruitment among agencies in the United Kingdom, India, and the Philippines

    15 March 2016

    This report is a product of the ILO’s Decent Work Across Borders project: A Pilot project for Migrant Health Professionals and Skilled Workers, funded by the European Union. Although the number of ethical recruitment agencies is increasing, many migrants continue to be exposed to the risk of being lured into exploitative employment by unscrupulous brokers, agencies and employers. Noting that a segment of the recruitment industry has been active in promoting fair and ethical recruitment standards, this publication raises the visibility of promising or good practices, emanating from this particular group of agencies.

  7. Protection of migrant workers in the recruitment and third party employment process: International standards and guiding principles given by the Private Employment Agencies Convention, 1997 (No. 181) and Private Employment Agencies Recommendation, 1997 (No. 188)

    05 February 2016

    This publication discusses the issue of protection of migrant workers in the employment process, in particular the international standards and guiding principles given by the Private Employment Agencies Convention, 1997 (No. 181) and Private Employment Agencies Recommendation, 1997 (No. 188).