COVID-19 and transport workers
Recommendations adopted by heads of UN agencies and sectoral organizations to protect transport workers in future health emergencies
25 January 2023
A Joint Action Group, set up to review the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the world’s transport workers and the global supply chain, encourages all actors to apply internationally agreed protocols and standards and take proactive and concrete actions for future emergencies.
WESO Trends 2023
16 January 2023
Faltering global employment growth and the pressure on decent working conditions risk undermining social justice, according to the ILO’s World Employment and Social Outlook: Trends 2023 report.
Working time arrangements
06 January 2023
Innovative working time arrangements, such as those introduced during the COVID-19 crisis, can bring benefits for economies, businesses and workers, including greater productivity and improved work-life balance.
04 January 2023
Protection of Indonesian migrant workers should be included in the upcoming national development plan
27 December 2022
The ILO’s Ship to Shore Rights South-East Asia Programme supports the two-day public dialogues to improve services and protection of Indonesian migrant workers. including Indonesian migrant fishers.
21 December 2022
The training is set to improve SMEs’ productivity and working conditions in the agri-food sector in the country.
05 December 2022
The ILO and DTI will accelerate digital entrepreneurship training for increased productivity, improved safety of small and informal enterprises across the Philippines under the Bringing Back Jobs Safely Project funded by the Government of Japan.
Global Wage Report
30 November 2022
Well-designed policy measures are needed urgently to prevent the deepening of existing levels of poverty, inequality and social unrest, according to the latest ILO report on global wages.
Launch of the ILO Report on Care at Work:
29 November 2022
The ILO launches its new report on care at work, highlighting the benefits of investing in care services and policies to alleviate poverty, encourage gender equality and support care for children and the elderly in Indonesia.
Jobs in Asia and the Pacific record modest recovery while future growth prospects remain challenging
28 November 2022
Region’s labour market yet to get back on pre-crisis track while clear need exists to drive decent work in sectors employing the majority of workers.
22 November 2022
The International Labour Organization will publish the latest edition of the Global Wage Report on Wednesday 30 November 2022.
Our impact, their voices
21 November 2022
Evelyn spent almost half of her life as a migrant domestic worker. Thanks to a training scholarship, Evelyn acquired digital skills, secured a decent job locally and fulfilled her longing to be with her family.
13 November 2022
The ILO and the Social Security Corporation launched a WhatsApp chatbot to expand social security coverage and raise awareness of its benefits and programmes among the country’s vulnerable workers.
03 November 2022
This comprehensive evaluation of the ILO’s response in addressing the COVID-19 pandemic does not only show how the organization performed during the crisis but also provides the only full and objective account of this chapter in ILO’s history. The independent, high-level, evaluation documents what worked well and where challenges were faced both at the institutional and substantive response level. As such it provides analysis that will be critical to ensuring that the ILO is well positioned to meet challenges posed by future crises.
Our impact, their voices
31 October 2022
As the co-owner iElder.asia, Olivia Quah is committed to ensuring elders can live life to the fullest through her medical service e-commerce platform. Always on the lookout for opportunities to pursue new digital marketing strategies, Olivia participated in a programme delivered under the ILO’s Rebuilding Better project which inspired her to transform her business website.