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November 2021

  1. Indicators and methodologies for setting adequate wages

    02 November 2021

October 2021

  1. © ILO/Aaron Santos 2022

    ILO adopts code of practice on safety and health in textiles, clothing, leather and footwear industries

    08 October 2021

    More than 60 million workers around the globe will benefit from concrete guidance on improving safety and health in one of the world’s oldest manufacturing sectors.

  2. Purchasing practices and working conditions in global supply chains: Results from field work in Bangladesh, China, India, South Africa and Turkey

    01 October 2021

July 2021

  1. Asia and Pacific: Regional launch event of the International Journal of Labour Research

    The ILO’s Bureau for Workers’ Activities (ACTRAV) organized a high-level regional launch of the International Journal of Labour Research on 16th July2021. “COVID-19 and Recovery: The Role of Trade Unions in Building Forward Better” is launched during a panel discussions which bring together authors, researchers , academics, ILO representatives and leaders from trade union in Asia and Pacific.

June 2021

  1. Making decent work a reality for domestic workers: Progress and prospects ten years after the adoption of the Domestic Workers Convention, 2011 (No. 189)

    15 June 2021

    This report assesses the working conditions of domestic workers ten years after the adoption of Domestic Workers Convention in 2011. It highlights the progress made over a decade, as well as the remaining legal and implementation gaps, and provides guidance on policies that can pave the way to make decent work a reality for domestic workers.

May 2021

  1. Global Wage Report 2020-21: Factsheet for the European Union

    21 May 2021

    This factsheet provides key findings for the European Union from the ILO flagship Global Wage Report 2020-21

  2. Malta ratifies the Domestic Workers Convention

    17 May 2021

    Malta becomes the 32nd ILO member State to ratify Convention No. 189

April 2021

  1. Webinar: Launch of report "Working from home: From invisibility to decent work"

    This event provides the opportunity to learn more about the increase of home work during the COVID-19 pandemic, and policies that can pave the way to decent work for homeworkers, both old and new.

March 2021

  1. Platform work and the employment relationship

    31 March 2021

    This working paper analyses national and supranational case law and legislation about the employment status of platform workers. It does so by referring to the ILO Employment Relationship Recommendation, 2006 (No. 198). It finds that this Recommendation provides for a valuable compass to navigate the issues that emerge from the analysis of the existing case law and legislation about platform work.

  2. Homeworking in the Philippines: Bad job ? Good job ?

    09 March 2021

    This report focuses on two categories of homeworkers in the Philippines: industrial homeworkers, who assemble or fabricate goods for factories, retailers or their agents under subcontracting arrangements; and online workers, who render services to their clients or employers via telecommunications technologies and digital platforms.