ILO publications catalogue Sep 2011 - Feb 2012
The International Labour Office publishes the results of research related to the changing nature of work and employment which is of importance to policy-makers and its tripartite constituents in ILO member States. Technical guides, Codes of Practice and training manuals are also produced. Topics covered include employment, enterprise development, industrial relations, labour law, occupational safety and health and gender issues. Employment in the globalized economy is a primary focus. The problems confronting employers and workers are addressed, the objective being to contribute to the ILO's goal of decent work for all.
In addition to the work published by the International Labour Office based in Geneva, ILO field offices, departments and programmes also produce a number of working papers, reports, studies and manuals. The ILO Decent Work Team and Office for the Caribbean has published over the years, a number of publications of relevance to the Caribbean region.
ILO Decent Work Team and Office for the Caribbean is the regional distributor for ILO sale publications in the English- and Dutch-speaking Caribbean. Special discounts off the regular prices stated in the ILO's Publication Catalogue and the latest Publications Price List are afforded to clients purchasing through the
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The following is a list of selected periodicals published by the ILO. Some are available free online while others are available through subscriptions. Orders can be placed through the IILO Decent Work Team and Office for the Caribbean .
ILO Caribbean NewsLink - The quarterly newsletter of the ILO Decent Work Team and Office for the Caribbean which highlights the work of the ILO in the English- and Dutch-speaking Caribbean.
Workplace Response to HIV/AIDS - The quarterly newsletter of the ILO Decent Work Team and Office for the Caribbean which presents the work of the ILO/USDOL HIV/AIDS Projects and other related workplace interventions on HIV/AIDS.
Bulletin of labour statistics (ISSN 0007-4950)
4 issues, 4 supplements, 1 special annual supplement entitled Statistics on occupational wages and hours of work and on food prices which gives results from the ILO October Inquiry. Contains articles on methodology and special topics, as well as tables of current statistics on employment, unemployment, hours of work, wages, consumer prices.
Global Employment Trends
Summarizes the trends in employment and unemployment and focuses on specific topics such as wages, gender equality in the workplace and labour market indicators by making comparisons amongst countries around the world.
International Labour Review (Quarterly)
Contributes to a wider understanding of labour and employment issues by publishing results of original research and analysis on questions of international interest by economists, lawyers, sociologists and policy-makers; short articles offering a perspective on emerging issues, and reviews of recent publications. Recent subjects covered in this multidisciplinary journal include the nature and future of work, labour flexibility, globalization, sexual harassment, new technologies, social security reform, child labour, and many more.
Key Indicators of the Labour Market (KILM)
Fourth Edition, 2005; ISBN 92-2-017568-1 (CD-ROM); Click for sample data online.
Key Indicators of the Labour Market (KILM) provides the general reader, as well as the expert, with concise explanations and analysis of the data on the world’s labour markets, including world and regional estimates. Harvesting information from regional, national, and international data repositories, this reference offers data on a broad range of countries and issues such as labour force, employment, unemployment, underemployment, and educational attainment of the workforce.
Labour Education (Quarterly); ISSN: 0378-5467
This publication is designed to promote the educational activities of trade union organizations and other workers' education bodies. Current developments in the labour world, trade union rights, methodology and key documents are made available.
Statistics on Occupational Wages and Hours of Work and on Food Prices - October Inquiry results
ISSN 1020-0134 (print)
A major reference source for anyone interested in conditions of work and life, this trilingual survey provides detailed information on wages, hours of work and the price of food. Published yearly, the October Inquiry presents data on 159 occupations, 49 industry groups, and the retail prices of 93 food items - thus offering an indispensable statistical resource on the state of labour and employment in countries around the world. Visit the LABORSTA database for statistics.
World of work report (Annual)
A new annual publication which analyses key socio-economic trends and draws policy conclusions based on evidence. Recent reports have covered the themes of income inequalities in the age of financial globalization and the Global jobs crisis and beyond.
World of work, the magazine of the ILO (Five issues per year); ISSN 1020-0029
This free magazine carries articles about the activities of the ILO and various aspects of the world of work. It also presents the latest ILO publications. To receive a paper copy of the magazine, contact the Department of Communication at Fax: +41.22.799.8577
Yearbook of Labour Statistics (Annual); ISSN 0084-3857
Partially available on-line at www.laborsta.ilo.org/
Chapters contain tabular information on the following: economically active population, employment, unemployment, hours of work, wages, labour cost, consumer prices, occupational injuries and strikes and lockouts.
Reports of ILO Conferences and Meetings
Documents are produced by the following conferences and meetings. They include technical reports prepared for the meetings as well as the actual reports from the meetings.