Publications on Wages

November 2022

  1. Publication

    Global Wage Report 2022-23: The impact of COVID-19 and inflation on wages and purchasing power

    30 November 2022

August 2022

  1. ILO Brief

    Gender-sensitive reporting and communication on labour migration

    25 August 2022

    Stories about “migrants” tend to not capture gender-related disparities and the specific challenges that women or men can face in their labour migration experiences, this brief explores how journalists and communicators can introduce a gender-sensitive approach to their work.

July 2022

  1. ILO Working paper 72

    Why should we integrate income and employment support? A conceptual and empirical investigation

    18 July 2022

    This paper conceptualizes, for the first time, the implementation of policy approaches that integrate active labour market policies within income support schemes, focusing on low- and middle-income countries (LMIC). We develop a conceptual framework to understand how integrated policies can address labour market challenges, exploring the theoretical effects they exert on selected labour market and social dimensions. We compare this to the empirical literature, which does not always find that policies are effective. To reconcile this discrepancy, we investigate the design and implementation of integrated approaches across LMIC and identify factors which contribute to their effectiveness.

  2. Executive Summary

    The gender pay gap in the health and care sector: A global analysis in the time of COVID-19

    13 July 2022

  3. Report

    The gender pay gap in the health and care sector: A global analysis in the time of COVID-19

    13 July 2022

June 2022

  1. Decent Work in Garment Supply Chains Asia

    Employment, wages and productivity in the Asian garment sector: Taking stock of recent trends

    24 June 2022

    The report takes stock of employment, wages and productivity in the Asian garment sector by exploring data and policy insights to highlight trends, patterns and ways forward for a better future of work. By utilising updated data insights, the report outlines persisting decent work deficits as the garment sector evolves, and the prioritised support needed to overcome such challenges.

  2. 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.

  3. Paper

    Pay transparency legislation: Implications for employers' and workers' organizations

    21 June 2022

  4. Publication

    Employment Situation in Latin America and the Caribbean (Number 26): Real wages during the pandemic: trends and challenges

    16 June 2022

    This edition of the Employment Situation in Latin America and the Caribbean report, jointly prepared twice-yearly by the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) and the International Labour Organization (ILO) analyses the effects of and recovery from the crisis caused by the COVID-19 pandemic in the region’s labor markets in 2021, spotlighting the evolution of real wages.

  5. Report

    Gender Pay Gap in Portugal

    14 June 2022