Redistributing value added towards labour in apparel supply chains: Tackling low wages through purchasing practices
07 October 2016
07 September 2016
Project: MMR/13/14/DAN - Evaluation Consultant: Christian Schoen
01 June 2016
This report conducts a content analysis of the 54 most recent global framework agreements (GFAs) and an evaluation of 29 case studies on the implementation of GFAs to identify effective good-practice examples of GFAs promoting decent work in global supply chains by developing labour relations on a global scale.
24 May 2016
The focus of this research is on the role of age verification in eliminating child labour. The paper contrasts the duty and means to determine an individual’s age of States against those of private enterprises.
Employment, wages and working conditions in Asia's garment sector: Finding new drivers of competitiveness
18 November 2015
This paper presents regional trends and national estimates of exports, employment, wages, productivity and working time in the garment, textile and footwear industries in developing Asia and the Pacific.
15 September 2015
Following the repeal of European and American export sanctions on Myanmar, the country’s garment sector is now experiencing new levels of growth. The Myanmar Garment Manufacturers Association (MGMA) reports that new garment factories are opened every week, and the number of workers involved in the industry is forecasted to grow from the current 260,000 employees to 600,0001 in the next three years.
Combating the worst forms of child labour in shrimp and seafood processing areas of Thailand (Final evaluation summary)
01 July 2015
Project: THA/10/50/USA - Evaluation Consultants: Amy Catherine Jersild, Nantaporn Ieumwananonthachai and Piyanut Kotsan
20 April 2015
Formalizing employment, particularly youth employment, continues to pose a challenge for the countries of the region. Currently, 13% of youth are unemployed and 55.7% are informally employed (ILO 2013 and ILO 2014). The challenge of enabling the new labour force to actively participate in the labour market is compounded by the additional challenge of guaranteeing that the new jobs meet decent work criteria.
Microfinance for Decent Work – Enhancing the impact of microfinance: Evidence from an action research programme
17 February 2015
08 August 2011
This “Guide to Selected Labour Inspection Systems” is part of a research programme in the area of labour administration and labour inspection carried out by the ILO Labour Inspection and Administration Programme (LAB/ADMIN) with a view to better understanding the functioning of the various systems in the world.