Guides to key ILO publications
The International Labour Organization is the United Nations agency for decent work and social justice. Our publications are informed by rigorous research and grounded in more than 100 years of experience in the world of work.
Explore our digital guides to easily discover the main findings, data, analysis and policy recommendations of our flagship reports and other major publications.
Independent High-Level Evaluation of ILO’s COVID-19 response 2020-22
This report assesses the ILO's institutional and policy response to the first two years of the COVID-19 pandemic.
World Employment and Social Outlook 2023: The value of essential work
Key workers are essential for societies to function. This report calls for a revaluation of their work to reflect their social contribution, and for greater investment in key sectors.
Global Wage Report 2022-2023
Rising inflation is causing real wage growth to dip into negative figures in many countries. The increasing cost-of-living has the greatest impact on lower-income earners and their households.
Social Dialogue Report 2022: Collective bargaining for an inclusive, sustainable and resilient recovery
The COVID-19 crisis made the importance of collective bargaining even more evident. During the pandemic, collective bargaining was critical to protecting workers and enterprises.
ILO programme implementation 2020-21
This report presents the impact of ILO work on people’s lives and on the realization of the ILO’s social justice mandate throughout the 2020-21 biennium, amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Working from home: From invisibility to decent work
The laws that govern the labour market have not been designed with the home as a workplace in mind. What does this mean for workers and employers? How can we ensure decent work for homeworkers?
Global Call to Action for a Human-centred Recovery from the COVID-19 crisis
What measures do we need to achieve a recovery from the COVID-19 crisis that is inclusive, sustainable and resilient? Find out why and how countries should commit to the ILO’s Global Call to Action.
Making decent work a reality for domestic workers
Domestic workers provide essential services to millions of households around the world. They are also vital to the care economy. What progress has been made in improving their protection?
World Employment Social Outlook 2021: The role of digital labour platforms in transforming the world of work
Can digital labour platforms create fair competition and decent jobs? Explore the report's main findings and key data to find out about the platform economy's impact on workers and enterprises.
Global Wage Report 2020/21: Wages and minimum wages in the time of COVID-19
What have been the pandemic’s impacts on workers’ wages? What key measures have governments and social partners taken to protect workers’ wages?
Decent work results: ILO programme implementation 2018-19
This report offers detailed information on the impact of ILO work on people’s lives and on the realization of the ILO’s social justice mandate throughout the 2018-19 biennium.