23 July 2021
The COVID-19 crisis has exposed and aggravated existing challenges and has put increasing pressure on trade unions. Trade union membership is declining, both in developed and in developing countries. The future of trade unions will depend on their responses to the pandemic.
07 June 2021
COVID-19 has been a global human catastrophe. Since March 2020, the ILO Bureau for Workers’ Activities (ACTRAV) has been at the forefront to ensure that workers’ organizations have the information and assistance they need to mitigate the socio-economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic..
08 April 2021
ILO Director-General, Guy Ryder, has called for a strong push to develop formal employment in Syria as part of the humanitarian efforts deployed in the country. Decent work opportunities and decent livelihoods will contribute to creating resilience and to promoting peace highlighted Ryder in a message to the Brussels conference on Syria.
19 March 2021
The COVID-19 pandemic has severely affected workers and their organizations across the world. From January to March 2021, the efforts of the ILO Bureau for Workers’ Activities have addressed three main challenges to assist trade unions. Learn more here...
08 December 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic creates an opportunity for some people to cause confusion, chaos and public harm through disinformation. How trade unions can contribute to the combat against this?
01 December 2020
COVID-19 outbreak has provocated stigma and discrimination against people perceived to have been in contact with the virus or people with certain ethnic backgrounds, nationalities and migrants. How trade unions can address stigma and discrimination at the workplace? Learn more here...
25 November 2020
Discover the new Workers digital collection with over 1400 ILO publications dedicated to workers and their organizations.
12 November 2020
Some of the necessary emergency measures adopted to suppress the transmission of covid-19 have exposed and exacerbated various forms of violence and harassment in the world of work. How can unions eradicate violence and harassment in the workplace during and after the COVID-19 pandemic? Here's a video to get you started...
05 November 2020
Since March 2020, the ILO Bureau for Workers’ Activities (ACTRAV) has been at the forefront to ensure that workers’ organizations have the information and assistance they need to mitigate the socio-economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. Here some services and actions provided by ACTRAV towards workers'organizations across the world...
02 October 2020
The EU and the ILO have a longstanding partnership based on a shared vision to achieve social justice and decent work for all. Their collaboration is rooted in the promotion of international labour standards and cooperation with governments as well as workers' and employers' organizations. Learn more about this strategic partnership.