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The Global Labour Income Share and Distribution

The International Labour Organization (ILO) has just published The Global Labour Income Share and Distribution, which reveals that ten per cent of workers receive 48.9 per cent of total global pay, while the lowest-paid 50 per cent of workers receive just 6.4 per cent. What’s more, the lowest 20 per cent of income earners – …
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Working Conditions in a Global Perspective

Job quality is a major focus of policymakers around the world. For workers, the enterprises that employ them and for societies, there are benefits associated with high-quality jobs, and costs associated with poor-quality jobs. This report – the result of a pioneering project by the International Labour Organization and Eurofound – provides a comparative analysis …
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Non-standard employment around the world

The ILO has just published the report “Non-standard employment around the world: Understanding challenges, shaping prospects”. According to the study, non-standard forms of employment (NSFE) are often associated with greater decent work deficits. The report finds that there has been a rise in NSFE globally, including increases in temporary work, part-time work, temporary agency work …
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World Employment and Social Outlook 2016: Trends for Youth

The ILO has just published the report “World Employment and Social Outlook 2016: Trends for Youth“. The report provides updated figures on global and regional youth unemployment. It also looks at working poverty rates, decent work opportunities in both developed and developing economies as well as gender inequalities and migration trends among young people. This …
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Women at Work: Trends 2016

The ILO has just published the report “Women at Work: Trends 2016.” The study highlights the enormous challenges women continue to face in finding and keeping decent jobs around the world. The report examined data for up to 178 countries and concludes that inequality between women and men persists across a wide spectrum of the …
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World Employment and Social Outlook – Trends 2016

The ILO has just published the report “World Employment and Outlook: Trends 2016.” According to the study, the global economy is showing new signs of weakness pushing unemployment to over 197 million in 2015 and making existing jobs increasingly vulnerable. The outlook is for unemployment to increase by a further 3.4 million over the next …
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Key Indicators of the Labour Market 2015

The ILO has just launched the new edition of the online reference tool “Key Indicators of the Labour Market 2015”, which analyses the link between education and access to the labour market. The educational level of the labour force is improving worldwide but access to a higher education is not leading to lower unemployment at …
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Global Employment Trends for Youth 2015

The ILO has published the report “Global Employment Trends for Youth 2015: Scaling up investments in decent jobs for youth.” According to the study the global youth unemployment rate has stabilized at 13 per cent following a period of rapid increase between 2007 and 2010 but it is still well above the pre-crisis level of …
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World Employment and Social Outlook 2015

How is the world of work changing? Are permanent contracts the norm or the exception? The answers to these questions and many more are found in the new World Employment and Social Outlook 2015 entitled “Changing nature of jobs.” According to the report, among countries with available data, three quarters of workers are employed on …
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World Employment and Social Outlook – Trends 2015

The ILO has just published the “World Employment and Social Outlook – Trends 2015.” Formerly entitled “Global Employment Trends”, the report includes a forecast of global unemployment levels and explains the factors behind this trend including continuing inequality and falling wage shares. It looks at the drivers of the rising middle class in the developing …
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