27 April 2021
The ILO Country Office in Beijing and MOHRSS organized a Research Seminar on Employment Injury Insurance for Workers in the Platform Economy aimed at sharing experiences and providing recommendations for a national regulatory framework for employment injury coverage of platform workers in China.
Working from home
02 March 2021
A report by the ILO Office for Turkey on home-based work – the oldest form of work that has become even more widespread in the times of COVID-19 pandemic – reveals the gender-based dimensions of home-based work. “Home bounded – Global outreach: Home-based workers in Turkey”, establishes that home-based work, regardless of workers’ socio-economic status, is a form of work without social security or social protection.
World Employment and Social Outlook 2021
23 February 2021
The growth of digital labour platforms is presenting opportunities and challenges for workers and businesses and a need for international policy dialogue.
World Day of Social Justice 2021
Join the online commemoration event organized by the Permanent Mission of the Kyrgyz Republic to the UN in collaboration with the International Labour Organization (ILO).
Working from home
13 January 2021
The dramatic increase in working from home due to the COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the poor working conditions experienced by many homeworkers who, prior to the crisis, numbered an estimated 260 million people worldwide.
16 December 2020
The EU-China Project “Improving China’s Institutional Capacity towards Universal Social Protection” organized a seminar in Beijing on social security for workers in flexible employment.
09 December 2020
To get a better understanding of new business models and their impact on workers, companies and society at large, the ILO organized a discussion on December 8 focusing on the Chinese situation.
COVID-19: Social protection coverage
14 May 2020
Strengthened and comprehensive social protection systems will lessen the impact of crises such as COVID-19.
COVID-19: Protecting workers in the workplace
15 April 2020
The COVID-19 emergency is affecting almost everyone in the world, regardless of age, income or country. However, young people are likely to be particularly hard hit by the economic fallout of the crisis. Find out five reasons why.