COVID-19 and social dialogue
Since the initial phase of the COVID-19 outbreak, social dialogue have played an important role in shaping national policy responses during the pandemic, in a majority of ILO member states. The ILO has intensified its support to the tripartite constituents, with a view to placing social dialogue at the heart of policy-making in crisis-responses, in line with international labour standards and drawing on best international practice. Numerous Briefs and other material on the role of social dialogue during the pandemic, covering a wide range of areas (Occupational safety and health at work, social protection, etc.) and regions have been released or are under preparation.
Guidelines for employment diagnostics in times of continuous change
08 March 2023
This guidance note outlines ILO’s approach to employment diagnostics in order to analyse labour market dynamics in continuous change.
Creating jobs in low- and middle-income countries through demand-side policies
06 February 2023
This brief focuses on demand-side policies for promoting employment in LMCs. The aim is to lay the conceptual foundations for a policy debate on employment promotion in LMCs.
Green recovery with jobs through employment policies
Guidelines for shaping employment policies that support a green recovery and a just transition
30 August 2022
These Guidelines assist ILO constituents and technical specialists to design and implement employment policies that enhance a green recovery from the Covid-19 crisis and also contribute to a just transition over the longer term
Income support for non-covered workers during COVID-19: a review of policy responses
26 August 2022
This paper provides an overview of the income support measures for non-covered workers implemented in response to the COVID-19 crisis, describing the collection of measures and policies in place in each selected country.
Policy sequences during and after COVID-19: A review of labour market policy patterns
24 June 2022
This policy brief tracks the sequential logic of labour market policies across a sample of countries from all world regions.
Promoting youth employment during COVID-19: A review of policy responses
24 June 2022
This report gives an overview on actual policy responses in the area of youth employment during the COVID-19 crisis in 20 selected countries.
Job retention schemes during COVID-19: A review of policy responses
24 June 2022
This report provides an update on job retention policies in a sample of 20 countries representing the main world regions as well as the diverse types of job retention schemes, in particular short-time work, furlough and wage subsidy schemes as they have been implemented in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Alternative Data Sources for Labour Market Diagnostics and Policy Response: Applications in the COVID-19 era and beyond
21 June 2022
This brief explores the opportunities and challenges posed by non-conventional data sources, offering policy makers a resource in how to improve employment diagnostics and resultant policy response.
Lessons learned from employment diagnostics during the COVID-19 crisis
27 May 2022
The overall objective of this document is to provide policymakers, development practitioners and social partners with a better understanding of the different types of employment diagnostic approaches that have been undertaken during the Covid-19 pandemic.
Gender-responsive employment policies for a job-rich and fair recovery
A new generation of gender-responsive employment policies can play an important role to promote an inclusive and job-rich recovery from the COVID-19 crisis. This webinar will bring together experts and policymakers from different regions to share knowledge on how they have produced specific diagnostics on how women and men have been impacted by the crisis, and the ways in which they have progressed in implementing gender-responsive policies.