The future of work

News and events

  1. International Youth Day

    Learn, Engage, Contribute

    12 August 2019

  2. International Youth Day

    Voices of Youth on the Future of Work

    12 August 2019

  3. ILO Centenary

    The ILO Centenary Declaration

    08 August 2019

  4. News

    ILO Director-General welcomes strengthened cooperation with Thailand

    24 July 2019

Publications

  1. Issue briefs

    The establishment of the Global Commission on the Future of Work in August 2017 marked the start of the second phase of ILO’s Future of Work Centenary Initiative. 

  2. Research Papers

    The Future of Work Research Paper Series aims to support the work of the Commission by publishing in-depth, original studies on specific topics of interest to the Commission, ranging from explorations of artificial intelligence and the platform economy to lifelong learning and universal social protection.

ILO's Network on Future of Work

  1. Online course

    Shaping the Future of Work

    George M. Bunker, Barbara Dyer, Zeynep Ton, Duanyi Yang MIT; Lee Dyer, Cornell University; Christina Obolenskaya, Wellesley College; Paolo Tomassetti, University of Modena

    The goal of this online, free course is to explore and develop plans of action for improving the job and career opportunities for today and tomorrow’s workforce.

  2. Paper

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

    Eurofound

    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.