News on Building partnerships on the Future of Work

  1. Old-age workers transition into retirement and risk of poverty

    19 January 2024

  2. Examining persistent labour force transitions during the COVID-19 pandemic

    18 December 2023

    Examining persistent labour force transitions during the COVID-19 pandemic. Evidence from four developing countries

  3. Policy dialogue between the EU and NEDLAC on Algorithmic management practices in logistics and healthcare sector

    16 August 2023

    This policy dialogue was organized under the project “Building partnerships on the future of work” funded by the European Commission.

  4. Resilience or need? COVID-19, informality and the probability of being employed

    16 August 2023

    The COVID-19 pandemic affected employment drastically. Using quarterly panel data from Peru for the periods 2019–21, this paper describes how the labour market adjusted in terms of informality and employability.

  5. Automation and its employment impacts: Case studies in Mexico’s apparel and footwear sectors

    20 June 2023

    This paper is part of a research project on how processes of technological upgrading, particularly automation, interact with local social structures and institutional systems in the apparel and footwear industries to impact women’s and men’s employment. It presents findings from in-depth case studies at four apparel and footwear factories in Mexico.

  6. The automotive sector in Mexico: The impact of automation and digitalization on employment

    18 April 2023

    This paper discusses the implementation of automation and digitalization processes in two automotive manufacturing plants in Mexico and analyses their effects on employment, including gender dimensions, and labour processes. A qualitative methodology is used based on guided visits to the plants, review of internal documents and face-to-face interviews with managers and workers.

  7. Automation and employment in the apparel and automotive sectors in Mexico: Findings from case studies

    Organized by the “Building Partnerships on the Future of Work” project, in collaboration with the ILO Country Office for Mexico and Cuba, this webinar will bring together experts to share findings from case studies of selected manufacturing establishments of the automotive, and apparel and footwear sectors in Mexico, and discuss technological change and the future of work in these sectors.