Publications & Technical tools
17 September 2020
This report summarizes findings from a qualitative study conducted with a group of industry experts to explore the implications of COVID-19 for production systems and practices in Asia. The results provide an early and tentative picture of industry sentiment on questions related to the future of Asian garment production.
Social Protection Spotlight COVID-19
Financing gaps in social protection: Global estimates and strategies for developing countries in light of the COVID-19 crisis and beyond
17 September 2020
Closing the social protection coverage gap, worsened by COVID-19, will require additional sources of financing.
Prevention and mitigation of COVID-19 at work for small and medium-sized enterprises ACTION CHECKLIST
21 August 2020
This document aims to provide basic knowledge about the workplace prevention of COVID-19, caused by the SARS-CoV-2 virus, that is spreading worldwide. It provides small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) with an Action Checklist to assess COVID-19 risks and information for taking measures to protect the safety and health of their workers.
22 June 2020
The purpose of this guide is to provide employers and managers with key elements to consider when assessing psychosocial risks and implementing preventive measures to protect the health and well-being of workers in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic.
World Tourism Day
25 September 2020
Tourism has been among the hardest hit of all sectors during the COVID-19 pandemic. The industry employs some 300 million workers globally, with women, youth, and workers in the informal economy most at risk from job losses and business closures. World Tourism Day is an opportunity to rethink the future of the tourism sector, including how to save the jobs so many are dependent on.
COVID-19: Supporting employment and incomes
24 September 2020
Countries that are already experiencing fragility, conflict, climate change and forced displacement will continue to face multiple burdens as results of the COVID-19 pandemic. The ILO calls for more peaceful and resilient societies through the promotion of employment and decent work.