Labour market governance and working conditions resources
Jobs and global supply chains in South-East Asia
07 June 2023
South-East Asia has become a key player in global supply chains (GSCs) during recent decades, and the region’s participation in GSCs has had a profound impact on labour markets. The region has become increasingly dependent on GSCs for employment despite some short periods of sharp volatility and setbacks, including in 2020, the first year of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The social life of industrial disputes: Exploring workers-centred industrial relations in India’s garment labour regime
06 June 2023
This report describes the nature of labour relations from a perspective of worker grievances in three garment production clusters of India, namely the National Capital Region, Bengaluru and Tiruppur. It establishes a connection between the evolution of regional labour regimes and the social history of industrial relations and grievances in these three clusters. The report is an important reference to understand the understand differences and commonalities of working and living conditions of garment workers across these locations.
Digital Wages for Decent Work in the Philippines: Fact sheet
22 May 2023
The project fact sheet provides an overview of about the ILO's Global Centre on Digital Wages for Decent Work initiative in partnership with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to accelerate the responsible transition from cash to digital wage payments.
Framework for Sri Lanka’s health workers’ mobility adopting fair and ethical recruitment practices
03 April 2023
Opening address at the Executive course for regional managers on strategic compliance planning
06 February 2023
By Mr Khalid Hassan, Director, ILO Country Office for the Philippines at the Executive course for regional managers on strategic compliance planning, 6 February 2023, Manila, Philippines
Keynote address at the 2023 Talent summit: The impact of the future of work
02 February 2023
By Mr Khalid Hassan, Director, ILO Country Office for the Philippines at the 2023 Talent summit: The impact of the future of work of the American Chamber of Commerce of the Philippines, Inc. (AmCham), 2 February 2023, Manila, Philippines
Quality Apprenticeship and Lifelong Learning in China – Phase 2
01 February 2023
The project provides capacity building on quality apprenticeship, skill anticipation and matching, and core skill development with focuses on social inclusion and the green transition. The project aims to promote workers’ employability, reduce job-skill mismatch in the labour market in China, and enhance international exchanges on apprenticeships and lifelong learning.
Timor-Leste Labour Force Survey 2021 - Final Report
26 January 2023
The Labour Force Survey (LFS) 2021 in Timor-Leste provides robust data to present a comprehensive picture of the Timor-Leste labour market. It analyses various labour market indicators and provides detailed information disaggregated by sex, age and region on the economic characteristics of the working-age population.
The Pacific region statistical and labour community benefit from an ILO training on the latest international statistics standards
23 January 2023
The ILO Office for the Pacific Island Countries in partnership with the International Training Centre (ITC), the ILO Department of Statistics and the ILO Regional Office for Asia & the Pacific is conducting a Labour Market Statistics and Analysis Academy for the Pacific Island Countries.
Indonesia Business Forum 2022 showcases a decade of progress and challenges in Indonesia’s garment industry
16 December 2022
Better Work Indonesia, a joint programme of ILO and the International Finance Corporation (IFC), highlights a collective effort undertaken by Indonesian garment industry to gain a significant improvement in compliance of labour laws and standards.