Publications on digital labour platforms

2022

  1. Publication

    Youth employment opportunities in the digital economy in Ethiopia: Afar and Somali regions

    22 November 2022

    This report aims to provide an insight into the opportunities that the digital economy can provide and the challenges in accessing them.

  2. Easy-to-read version of "An inclusive digital economy for people with disabilities" report

    Making sure that people with disabilities are not left out of the digital world of work

    18 November 2022

    This easy-to-read version of the 2021 publication "An inclusive digital economy for people with disabilities" by Fundación ONCE and the ILO Global Business and Disability Network takes a closer look at the digital transformation of the world of work and how it affects opportunities and challenges for the inclusion of persons with disabilities.

  3. The Future of Work and Lifelong Learning

    The digital transformation of apprenticeships: Emerging opportunities and barriers

    17 November 2022

    This report was compiled under the ILO’s research project – Apprenticeship Development for Universal Lifelong Learning and Training (ADULT) – funded by the Government of Flanders. The project aims to explore how apprenticeship systems are being modernised and transformed to promote and enable lifelong learning and decent work for youth, adults, and older workers (both employed and unemployed). The research paper titled “Digital transformation of apprenticeship systems” explores how digital technology can be used to improve the effectiveness, inclusiveness, and efficiency of apprenticeships. It also highlights the ongoing and emerging innovative practices in using digital and educational technology.

  4. The Future of Work and Lifelong Learning

    Promoting apprenticeships to meet the skills needs of the digital and knowledge economy

    17 November 2022

    This report was compiled under the ILO’s research project – Apprenticeship Development for Universal Lifelong Learning and Training (ADULT) – funded by the Government of Flanders. The project aims to explore how apprenticeship systems are being modernised and transformed to promote and enable lifelong learning and decent work for youth, adults, and older workers (both employed and unemployed). The research paper titled “Promoting apprenticeships to meet the skills needs of the digital and knowledge economy” explores the impact of the digital technologies on jobs.

  5. Employment Working Group

    Skills for decarbonisation

    12 October 2022

    This discussion paper considers the implications of decarbonisation for labour markets and the demand for skills in the G7 and EU countries and provides policy recommendations to address different skills challenges.

  6. Employment Working Group

    Skills for decarbonisation

    12 October 2022

    This discussion paper considers the implications of decarbonisation for labour markets and the demand for skills in the G7 and EU countries and provides policy recommendations to address different skills challenges.

  7. ILO Working paper 80

    Realizing the opportunities of the platform economy through freedom of association and collective bargaining

    30 September 2022

    This study provides empirical evidence from different regions of the world to identify avenues for platform economy workers to access freedom of association and collective bargaining.

  8. 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.

  9. Publication

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

    31 August 2022

  10. 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.