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Media advisory

ILO to release new analysis of effects of COVID-19 on labour income and markets

Media advisory | 16 September 2020
GENEVA (ILO News) –The International Labour Organization (ILO) will publish the 6th edition of its report that tracks the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on workers and businesses worldwide.

The ILO Monitor sixth edition: COVID-19 and the world of work, and accompanying press release, will be published on Wednesday 23 September.

The latest Monitor looks at labour income losses and the effectiveness of fiscal stimulus packages introduced to lessen the impact of the pandemic on labour markets. It also includes revised estimates on the extent of disruption to labour markets in 2020, and the implications for policies in the remainder of the year.

The report and all associated materials will be under STRICT EMBARGO until Wednesday 23 September, 11:00 GMT (13:00 CET).

For UNOG-accredited correspondents an embargoed virtual press briefing will take place on Wednesday 23 September from 09:00 to 10:00 GMT (11:00 to 12:00 Geneva time). Login details will be sent to journalists ahead of the briefing.

Guy Ryder, ILO Director-General, and Sangheon Lee, Director, ILO Employment Policy Department and leader of the team compiling the ILO Monitor, will present the findings at the press briefing.

Embargoed copies of the Monitor and the press release can be made available to recognized media on request.

Audio of the briefing will be available to the Palais press corps and registered journalists after the press conference.

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