Publications on tripartism and social dialogue

  1. ILO Working paper 15

    The Transformation of the Mexican Labour Regulation Model and its link to North American Economic Integration

    23 November 2020

    This paper examines the different phases and changes of the Mexican labour regulation model. It analyses the extent to which trade liberalization was pivotal in the recent labour regulation reforms – particularly in the area of freedom of association and collective bargaining –.

  2. Global Deal for Decent Work & Inclusive Growth - Thematic Brief

    Social Dialogue for the Transition from the Informal to the Formal Economy

    20 November 2020

    Social dialogue has a vital role to play in supporting the transition from the informal to the formal economy. Drawing on case studies from around the world, this Global Deal thematic brief illustrates how social dialogue, involving governments and representative employers’ and workers’ organizations has, in different ways and at different levels, contributed to the transition to formality and the reduction of decent work deficits in the informal economy. It aims to assist all concerned stakeholders to apply social dialogue for the design and implementation of effective formalization strategies, in the context of the Sustainable Development Agenda 2030 and the relevant international labour standards.

  3. Publication

    Frequently asked questions - Issue paper on COVID-19 and fundamental principles and rights at work

    16 November 2020

  4. EU - ILO comparative review

    Facilities for trade union officials and members to exercise their rights – A comparative review

    13 November 2020

    The report seeks to highlight the common denominator of the two main issues which will be analysed: the right to organize, id est the right to form and join organizations of workers or employers, and the facilities granted to workers’ representatives. The former is of a more fundamental nature (freedom of assembly, non-discrimination and non-interference), whereas the latter (facilities) is more technical. The countries which will be examined are the following: Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany, Italy, Spain and Sweden.

  5. EU - ILO comparative review

    Individual and collective dispute resolution systems - A comparative review

    13 November 2020

    The present report investigates specific individual and collective labour dispute resolution practices and institutions in a selected sample of countries: Australia, Belgium, France, Spain, Sweden and the United Kingdom. The countries were selected to reflect broadly different legal and industrial relations systems with diverse forms and traditions of dispute resolution.

  6. EU - ILO report

    Policy recommendations on individual and collective dispute resolution systems and facilities for trade union officials and members to exercise their rights

    13 November 2020

    These policy recommendations address some areas of possible changes in the Greek labour law framework that could modernise dispute settlement systems on the one hand, and facilities for trade union officials and members in Greece on the other. They are formulated in response to specific queries and comments received from the Greek government and the social partners.

  7. COVID 19

    A global survey of enterprises: Managing the business disruptions of COVID-19

    12 November 2020

    This report provides an overview of the impact of COVID-19 on enterprises by analysing the results of a global survey carried out during the second quarter of 2020 with over 4,500 enterprises in 45 countries. The report offers the outlook of enterprises in relations to their operational continuity, financial health, workforce status as they felt the effects of the crisis

  8. PRODUCTIVITY

    Driving up Productivity: A quick overview of the Guide for Employers and Business-membership Organizations

    04 November 2020

    This Guide produced by the Bureaux for Employers’ Activities (ACT/EMP) of the ILO provides practical guidance for Employer and Business Membership Organizations (EBMOs) to help them design and implement specific services to support their members to increase productivity and sustainability. The guide also provides practical advice to EBMOs on how they can reinforce their representative role in order to promote public policies that seek to enhance productivity, which will in turn enhance competitiveness and result in the creation of more and better jobs.

  9. PRODUCTIVITY

    Driving up Productivity: A Guide for Employer and Business Membership Organizations

    04 November 2020

    This Guide produced by the Bureaux for Employers’ Activities (ACT/EMP) of the ILO provides practical guidance for Employer and Business Membership Organizations (EBMOs) to help them design and implement specific services to support their members to increase productivity and sustainability. The guide also provides practical advice to EBMOs on how they can reinforce their representative role in order to promote public policies that seek to enhance productivity, which will in turn enhance competitiveness and result in the creation of more and better jobs.

  10. Publication

    Assessment of the impact of COVID-19 on the socio-economic situation in Uzbekistan: Income, labour market and access to social protection. Overview of crisis measures and ways to improve state policy

    03 November 2020

    This report was prepared by the joint team from the International Labour Organization (ILO) and national consultants from Republic of Uzbekistan.