The future of work

  1. The Future of Work Centenary Initiative

    The world of work is undergoing a major process of change. In order to understand and to respond effectively to these new challenges the International Labour Organization has launched a "Future of Work initiative" in order to be able to advance its mandate for social justice.

ILO's Network on Future of Work

  1. Working Paper

    Decent Work and the Digital Gig Economy

    Richard Heeks, Manchester Centre for Development Informatics

    This paper presents a review of current evidence and ideas relating to the digital gig economy, aiming at systematically reviewing both impacts and recommendations for the digital gig economy in order to create a union list of standards.

  2. Paper

    Non-standard forms of employment: Recent trends and future prospects


    Focusing on the growth of non-standard employment, this paper finds that, apart from part-time work, there has not been an increase in non-standard employment during the last decade.