COVID-19 and employment policies: Resources and tools

Policies for boosting the economy and demand

  1. Employment policies for a job-rich recovery and a better future of work

    This year’s symposium focused on the follow-up to the Global Call to Action for a human-centred recovery from the COVID-19 crisis that is inclusive, sustainable and resilient. Towards this aim, it reviewed the available evidence and discuss policy approaches to assist ILO constituents in their efforts to promote labour market recovery and structural transformation processes that will shift economies to a new and better normal.

  2. ILO Monitor: COVID-19 and the world of work. 8th edition

    27 October 2021

  3. Youth employment and COVID-19: Some lessons from the crisis

    EMPLOYMENT Seminar #35

  4. ILO Monitor: COVID-19 and the world of work. 7th edition

    26 January 2021

  5. Global Employment Policy Review 2020: Employment Policies for Inclusive Structural Transformation

    22 December 2020

    The Global Employment Policy Review (GEPR) examines trends in employment policies while at the same time presenting new and innovative solutions to the challenges of policy design and implementation. In this first edition, the report focuses on the issue of structural transformation.

  6. National employment policies for an inclusive, job-rich recovery from the COVID-19 crisis

    30 September 2020

    This policy brief highlights the role of gender-responsive national employment policies in responding to the short- and longer-term impact of the COVID-19 crisis.

  7. ILO Monitor: COVID-19 and the world of work. 6th edition

    24 September 2020

  8. Labour market policies and employment services are critical ingredients of the COVID-19 policy responses

    18 August 2020

    This article presents highlights of the new policy brief on “COVID-19: Public employment services and labour market policy responses”.

  9. COVID-19: Impact on trade and employment in developing countries

    12 August 2020

    This policy brief addresses the impact of COVID-19 on global trade and the subsequent impact on employment, with an emphasis on implications for developing countries.

  10. ILO Monitor: COVID-19 and the world of work. 5th edition

    27 July 2020