Publications on digital labour platforms


  1. Executive Summary

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

    11 August 2022

  2. 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.

  3. Publication

    Agenda of The Future of Social Security for New Forms of Work International Conference

    06 July 2022

    The international conference gathers prominent national and international speakers to address the challenges of social security and responsesin the future of work in China and across the globe, in the context of key mega trends of digitalisation of work and transformations in employment relations. It addresses the question of how the future of social security can be strengthened and remain human centred, as well as different ways to ensure social security systems can adapt in response to rapid demographic changes.

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. 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

  9. ILO Working paper 62

    Protection of workers’ personal data: General principles

    05 May 2022

    This working paper gives an overview of legal standards related to personal data protection. It explores trends, principles and good practices and brings them in relation to the world of work.

  10. Labour Overview series for Latin America and the Caribbean 2021

    2021 Labour Overview of Latin America and the Caribbean

    28 April 2022

    Nearly two years after the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, in the third quarter of 2021, the employment rate and economic participation rate were still lower than the 2019 records, while the unemployment rate was higher than in that year. The 2021 Labour Overview describes a mixed bag scenario for employment and suggests that prepandemic levels will be reached by 2023 or even 2024.