Publications on digital labour platforms

2022

  1. International Journal of Labour Research

    Trade Union Revitalization: Organizing new forms of work including platform workers

    26 September 2022

    The 2022 edition of the International Journal of Labour Research comes at a critical time, marked both by multidimensional crises affecting many countries around the world and by a surge in the attraction and influence of trade unions in responding to these crises. This year edition highlights the experiences of trade union revitalization worldwide with an emphasis on trade union unity and cooperation and the challenge of organizing new forms of work including platforms workers where young people are over-represented.

  2. Publication

    ToR: PROSPECTS Kenya - Digital transformation of skills development and learning solutions

    31 August 2022

  3. Report

    Digitalization and Employment, A Review

    26 August 2022

    This report is a review of the publicly available literature which examines the new labour market opportunities brought about by digital transformation. It identifies gaps and potential avenues for future research.

  4. Executive Summary

    Global Employment Trends for Youth 2022: Investing in transforming futures for young people

    11 August 2022

  5. Report

    Global Employment Trends for Youth 2022: Investing in transforming futures for young people

    11 August 2022

    Incorporating the most recent labour market information available, Global Employment Trends for Youth sets out the youth labour market situation around the world. It shows where progress has or has not been made, updates world and regional youth labour market indicators, and gives detailed analyses of trends and issues facing young people in the labour market.

  6. Publication

    National Workshop: Lack of skilled ICT personnel in Indonesia: can we still compete?

    30 June 2022

    Summary report of the webinar held on 19 May 2022

  7. Publication

    National workshop: "Towards a brighter future of work in the Indian digital economy"

    30 June 2022

    Summary report of the webinar held on 25 May 2022

  8. Publication

    How digital technology can protect migrant workers from forced labour and exploitation

    22 June 2022

    Digital technology can be a game changer in migrant worker protection. But where to start? What digital products are already out there? How to make sure that technology delivers real benefits? A new research under the ILO Fair Recruitment Initiative provides answers.

  9. ILO Working paper 70

    A global analysis of worker protest in digital labour platforms

    21 June 2022

    This paper presents findings from the Leeds Index of Platform Labour Protest, a database of platform worker protest events around the world in four platform sectors: ride-hailing, food delivery, courier services and grocery delivery for the period January 2017 to July 2020. The findings show that the single most important cause of platform worker protest is pay, followed by employment status, and health and safety.

  10. Publication

    Call for proposals for Implementing Partners of Non-for-profit Organizations - Promotion, inclusion and protection of refugees in the gig economy in PROSPECTS countries

    24 May 2022