Publications on Wages

December 2016

  1. Report

    Closing the gender pay gap: A review of the issues, policy mechanisms and international evidence

    01 December 2016

    This report aims to review the key issues, policy mechanisms and international evidence with respect to closing the gender pay gap. The core focus of this report is on wage setting institutions and their impact on inclusive and gender equitable labour markets.

November 2016

  1. Wages

    Wages and productivity in the garment sector in Asia and the Pacific and the Arab States

    07 November 2016

    This brief provides an overview of trends, recent policy developments and recommendations with regards to wages and productivity in the garment sector in Asia and the Pacific and the Arab States.

October 2016

  1. Conditions of Work and Employment Series No. 83

    Redistributing value added towards labour in apparel supply chains: Tackling low wages through purchasing practices

    07 October 2016

August 2016

  1. Report

    Minimum Wage Policy Guide: Full Chapters

    09 August 2016

  2. Conditions of Work and Employment Series No. 79

    Initial effects of Constitutional Amendment 72 on domestic work in Brazil

    01 August 2016

June 2016

  1. Our impact, their voice

    Working out of poverty in Timor-Leste

    24 June 2016

    Timor-Leste’s long journey to independence eroded large segments of the economy and infrastructure. Despite recent and rapid oil-fuelled growth, poverty has remained acute with half the population living on less than a dollar a day.

May 2016

  1. © M. Crozet / ILO 2022

    Working out of poverty

    Breaking the cycle of poverty in Tunisia

    02 May 2016

    Breaking the cycle of poverty can be done through the development of disadvantaged areas and creating opportunities for the local population. In Tunisia, the ILO has launched a series of projects in these areas using a participative approach that includes beneficiaries in their implementation. Young people are central to this process, as the school to work transition determines an adult’s chances to escape poverty.

March 2016

  1. Conditions of Work and Employment Series No. 72

    The introduction of a minimum wage for domestic workers in South Africa

    31 March 2016

  2. Publication

    Outcome 5: Thematic Funding for 2014-2015 (Final Evaluation Summary)

    01 March 2016

    Project: GLO/14/67/SID - Evaluation Consultant: Julian Walker

  3. Publication

    Women’s Entrepreneurship Development

    01 March 2016

    The ILO approach to Women’s Entrepreneurship Development - Sustainable Enterprises