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111th Session of the International Labour Conference: A just transition towards sustainable and inclusive economies, and labour protection The 111th Session of the International Labour Conference (ILC) will be held at the ILO Headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland, in June 2023. One recurrent...
This brief explores the challenges that waste pickers face with EPR and offers ideas for developing more inclusive EPR systems, based on the participatory work of the Global Alliance of Waste Pickers.
109th Session of the International Labour Conference (ILC) ‣ ILO final Statement ‣ Introduction ‣ Global Network Position Paper ‣ Notable events with WIEGO Partners present ‣ Interventions of our delegates ‣ More information ILO final Statement Workers take fight for social protection to ILC Summary...
Home-based work is a global phenomenon found in countries rich and poor across many industries. This document examines common myths about home-based workers and provides research-based facts.
Document in English, French, and Spanish.The WIEGO Law Project began with a pilot in India in 2007. It expanded to Colombia, Ghana, Thailand, Peru and South Africa. The project works with MBOs, primarily of street vendors, domestic workers, home-based workers and waste pickers, and supportive legal...
"This report aims to empower consumers to purchase ethically while encouraging companies to ensure that the workers that produce the products they sell are protectedand not harmed, that they are rewarded, not exploited and that they work free from the tyranny of modern slavery."
Abstract: Homeworkers are the most marginalized and one of the most exploited groups of workers (Greig, 2002), with an estimated 300 million workers worldwide (HomeNet 2000). The documentation of homeworkers and their working conditions is required in order to inform public policy making and...
The objective is to provide guidelines for the management of street vending and dining within the Meander Valley.
Outworkers and Precarity: The Case of Victorian Clothing WorkersJust Policy: A Journal of Australian Social Policy
Abstract: Clothing outworkers are some of the most exploited and marginalised workers in the Australian labour market. If trade unions are to be seen as meaningful organisations to these workers, they will require innovative strategies to gain trust and help migrants organise around the workplace...
Videos / Slideshows / Audio
Millions of women work long hours, in dangerous conditions, for little pay. They are fighting for change, with the help of ILO Convention 189 on Decent Work for Domestic Workers. Watch this video to learn how.
Workers Education/Organizing Materials
This manual helps street vendors learn more about the regulations that govern public space and how to defend the right to work in public space. It describes successful actions taken by street vendor organizations. And it offers information to help you organize and negotiate with local government.
WIEGO Working Papers
Mike Rogan reviews how informal workers are taxed, why there is growing interest in taxing them, and whether they should be included in the tax net.