Books and reports

January 2019

  1. Global Commission on the Future of Work

    Work for a brighter future

    22 January 2019

    This landmark report by the ILO Global Commission on the Future of Work examines how to achieve a better future of work for all at a time of unprecedented change and exceptional challenges in the world of work.

December 2018

  1. Executive Sumamry

    ILO Global Estimates on International Migrant Workers – Results and Methodology [Executive Summary]

    05 December 2018

  2. Executive Sumamry

    ILO Global Estimates on International Migrant Workers – Results and Methodology [Executive Summary]

    05 December 2018

  3. Report

    ILO Global Estimates on International Migrant Workers – Results and Methodology

    05 December 2018

    This report maps the current state of labour migration and the key characteristics of migrant workers in the world today.

November 2018

  1. Flagship report

    Global Wage Report 2018/19: What lies behind gender pay gaps

    26 November 2018

    This report examines the evolution of real wages around the world, giving a unique picture of wage trends globally and by region.

October 2018

  1. Executive summary

    Decent work in Portugal 2008–18: From crisis to recovery [Executive Summary]

    12 October 2018

  2. Report

    Decent work in Portugal 2008–18: From crisis to recovery

    12 October 2018

    This report reviews the country’s economic and labour market situation since 2008 and examines future prospects.

September 2018

  1. Publication

    Executive summary: Digital labour platforms and the future of work

    20 September 2018

    This report provides one of the first comparative studies of working conditions on five major micro-task platforms that operate globally.

  2. Report

    Digital labour platforms and the future of work: Towards decent work in the online world

    20 September 2018

    The report offers one of the first comparative studies of working conditions at five of the major, global, online micro-task platforms.

August 2018

  1. BRICS BRIEF SERIES - Gender Equality

    Decent Work and Economic Growth: Women’s Participation – Equal Pay for Work of Equal Value

    02 August 2018

    Paper prepared for the BRICS Labour and Employment Ministerial Meeting (LEMM) 2–3 August 2018 with separate country briefs for Brazil, China, India, Russia, South Africa