Publications on Work-life balance

  1. Occupational Wages and Hours of Work and Retail Food Prices - 2006

    14 January 2006

    Statistics from the ILO October Inquiry - Published annually

  2. Violence at work: Introduction and Chapter 1

    01 January 2006

    Introduction andChapter 1 of the book: "Violence at work: Third edition"

  3. Violence at work. Third edition

    01 January 2006

    Thoroughly updated and revised, the third edition of this groundbreaking book examines the full range of aggressive acts that occur in workplaces including homicides, assaults, sexual harassment, threats, bullying, mobbing and verbal abuse. It offers new information and evidence about the incidence and severity of workplace violence in different countries (including examination of some terrorist and mass murder events), identifies occupations and situations at particular risk, evaluates various causal explanations, and details some of the social and economic costs.

  4. Reconciling work and family responsibilities. Practical ideas from global experience

    14 June 2005

    Looks at and synthesizes the experience of governments, employers and trade unions in various countries.

  5. Hours of work. From fixed to flexible? Report of the Committee of Experts on the application of Conventions and Recommendations (articles 19, 22 and 35 of the Constitution). Report 93 III (Part 1B)

    07 March 2005

    Reviews law and practice of ILO Member States relating to hours of work, with particular reference to the Hours of Work (Industry) Convention, 1919 (No.1) and the Hours of Work (Commerce and Offices) Convention, 1930 (No. 30).

  6. Working time and health

    21 May 2004

  7. Working time and workers’ preferences in industrialized Countries. Finding the balance

    09 March 2004

    This volume examines the changing nature in working time in industrialized countries. Globalization, demographics changes, increasing numbers of women in the labour market; all these changes have resulted in working time arrangements which now look vastly different from what they did several decades ago.

  8. Violence at work in hotels, catering and tourism

    01 October 2003

  9. Violence and stress at work in the performing arts and in journalism

    01 June 2003

    This review aims to identify issues relating to violence and stress affecting employees working in the media and the performing arts, covering a variety of jobs including acting, dancing, musical performance, media work and front-line journalism.

  10. Care work: The quest for security

    25 January 2002