Publications on labour migration

December 2017

  1. Publication

    Trade unions and migrant workers: New contexts and challenges in Europe

    20 December 2017

November 2017

  1. Publication

    Moldovan Migrants in Italy: Remittances and the Role of the Labour Market Partners

    20 November 2017

    Social Finance Working Paper. 52a

  2. Publication

    UN Secretary-General’s report on the Global compact for safe, orderly and regular migration: Inputs of the International Labour Organization

    06 November 2017

October 2017

  1. Publication

    Organizational Perspective from the International Labour Organization, in Research Handbook on Climate Change, Migration and the Law

    27 October 2017

    This comprehensive Research Handbook provides an overview of the debates on how the law does, and could, relate to migration exacerbated by climate change. ILO has contributed a chapter providing an overview of its mandate to suppose vulnerable segments of society to cope with the labour market impacts of climate change.

  2. Publication

    FAIR SHARE? International recruitment in the Philippines

    24 October 2017

    This working paper brings together evidence on the culture and practice of fair recruitment for overseas employment in the Philippines.

September 2017

  1. Publication

    Labour Migration Statistics in Africa

    20 September 2017

    A first of its kind study spearheaded by the African Union and the ILO to efficiently respond to the current deficit in official and reliable migration data.

  2. Publication

    Deficiencies in Conditions of Work as a Cost to Labor Migration: Concepts, Extent, and Implications

    18 September 2017

    This paper sets out three goals. First, it provides a conceptual framework for analyzing migration costs associated with deficiencies in the conditions of work abroad, which is an insufficiently explored aspect of the existing theoretical frameworks on migration decision making. Second, using a novel data set, the KNOMAD migration surveys, it examines the nature and extent of the losses that migrant workers experience due to deficiencies in working conditions.

  3. Report

    The Migrant Recruitment Industry: Profitability and unethical business practices in Nepal, Paraguay and Kenya

    13 September 2017

    This publication documents the process of foreign recruitment in case-study migration corridors across different regions. The result of the research brings to the fore the abuse of migrant workers by recruiters and seeks to contribute to broadening the choices workers have to find decent work at home and abroad.

  4. Publication

    Training employment services providers on how to facilitate the recognition of skills of migrant workers: Facilitator’s notes

    01 September 2017

  5. Guide

    How to facilitate the recognition of skills of migrant workers: Guide for employment services providers

    01 September 2017