Publications on fair recruitment

2021

  1. Promising practices for fair recruitment: Nepal – Bilateral labour agreements include provisions related to fair recruitment

    07 April 2021

    This promising practice is part of a series, and results from a stocktaking exercise undertaken five years after the launch of the Fair Recruitment Initiative (FRI).

  2. Promising practices for fair recruitment: Italian National Action Plan to tackle labour exploitation, unlawful recruitment and forced labour in agriculture

    07 April 2021

    This promising practice is part of a series, and results from a stocktaking exercise undertaken five years after the launch of the Fair Recruitment Initiative (FRI).

  3. Promising practices for fair recruitment: Revision of the Law on Contract-Based Overseas Workers

    07 April 2021

    This promising practice is part of a series, and results from a stocktaking exercise undertaken five years after the launch of the Fair Recruitment Initiative (FRI).

  4. Promising practices for fair recruitment: Law amendment concerning management of migrant workers in Thailand

    07 April 2021

    This promising practice is part of a series, and results from a stocktaking exercise undertaken five years after the launch of the Fair Recruitment Initiative (FRI).

  5. Fair Recruitment Initiative Strategy 2021-2025 - Summary

    06 April 2021

    The Fair Recruitment Initiative (FRI) was launched in 2014 as part of the ILO Fair Migration Agenda. Since its launch, the FRI has been critical to ILO’s work in the area of national and international recruitment of workers and has added renewed impetus and visibility to this important topic. The 2021-2025 FRI Strategy will continue to be grounded in relevant international labour standards (ILS), global guidance, and social dialogue between governance institutions and actors of the labour market.

  6. Reporting on forced labour and fair recruitment: An ILO toolkit for Journalists in Viet Nam

    27 January 2021

    This toolkit was created to help journalists in Viet Nam report on fair recruitment and forced labour.

2020

  1. Central American migrant women in Mexico: Informality in recruitment and employment

    18 December 2020

    This brief summarizes the current state of recruitment practices for Central American migrant women, focusing on four key sectors including agriculture, domestic work, sex work and street vending, and focuses on migrants from Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador, placing specific emphasis on Guatemala.

  2. Global Study on Recruitment Fees and Related Costs

    27 November 2020

    A global study that examines the laws and policies of 90 countries, as well as numerous bilateral labour agreements and multi-stakeholder initiatives to identify the efforts Member States have made to regulate or prohibit recruitment fees and costs charged to workers. The global study supported the ILO’s adoption of the Definition of Recruitment Fees and Related Costs, which is to be read in conjunction with the ILO’s General Principles and Operational Guidelines on Fair Recruitment.

  3. Infographic: International labour migration trends from Pakistan

    18 November 2020

  4. Infographic: Female labour migration from Pakistan

    18 November 2020