The future of work

  1. The Future of Work Centenary initiative

    The world of work is undergoing a major process of change. In order to understand and to respond effectively to these new challenges the International Labour Organization has launched a "Future of Work initiative" in order to be able to advance its mandate for social justice.

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  • Increasingly prevalent global supply chains frequently making it impossible to identify a single national origin of finished products.

  • World unemployment today already stands at just over 200 million.

  • Current demographic trends bring 40 million people to the labour market each year, meaning that between now and the year 2030 the world economy needs to create over 600 million new jobs.

  • Only 27 per cent of the world’s population has access to an adequate level of social protection.