Exploring decent work in the pharmaceutical industry: Job creation in the production of medical cannabis in Lesotho and Zimbabwe
11 May 2022
Is medical cannabis really capable of making a difference for poor countries in terms of growth and job creation? This book seeks to determine whether medical cannabis can indeed create jobs and wealth, notably in comparison with tobacco, for which the medicinal plant is deemed to be a viable substitute crop.
Social Dialogue Report 2022: Collective bargaining for an inclusive, sustainable and resilient recovery
05 May 2022
This first edition of this new ILO flagship report focuses on collective bargaining.
Understanding patterns of structural discrimination of migrant and other workers in some countries of South and West Asia
19 April 2022
This background paper reviews the literature that sheds light on the structural patterns of discrimination against migrant workers in some countries of South and West Asia. It also articulates recommendations that would help officials in UN agencies, international organizations, constituents and other civil society individuals and groups, while referring to the existing evidence of structural discrimination to support the application of international labour standards.
07 March 2022
The report provides a global overview of national laws and practices regarding care policies, namely maternity protection, paternity, parental and other care-related leave policies, as well as childcare and long-term care services.
17 January 2022
This ILO flagship report details the effects of the COVID-19 crisis on the world of work.
31 December 2021
This book examines social dialogue and the role of social partners in the governance of the world of work in 34 European countries.
09 December 2021
This book offers new perspectives on the concept of diversity and the role diversity can play in the future world of work.
01 December 2021
The ILO has joined forces with Gallup to carry out a groundbreaking global survey covering 50 countries that sheds further light on the causes of the persistence of HIV-related stigma and discrimination in the world of work.
30 November 2021
This timely book provides detailed analyses of labour administration reforms, innovations and challenges in different countries, including detailed case studies from Brazil, Germany, India, Japan, South Africa, Sri Lanka and the US.
Special edition: Labour and Policy Perspectives
21 October 2021
In 2020, despite the global pandemic, jobs in the renewable energy sector grew to 12 million. This IRENA/ILO co-publication provides the most recent estimates of employment in this sector at the global level and for individual industry segments.