Conference Agenda

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Session Overview
Date: Monday, 10/July/2023
8:00am Registration starts from 8:00am
Location: Entrance of the ILO Building - Door 5 (R2 north)
☕ Welcome coffee and tea
Location: ILO Restaurant (R2 north)
Opening Ceremony
Location: Room A (R1 temporary building)
Chair: Uma Rani
Plenary 1: Keynote Address
Location: Room A (R1 temporary building)
Chair: Sangheon Lee
Rosemary Batt on "Regulating Finance for Decent Work: Bringing Capital Back In"
☕ Coffee break
Location: ILO Restaurant (R2 north)
Parallel Session 1.1: Macroeconomic Policies in Times of Crisis
Location: Room XI (R2 south)
Chair: Sangheon Lee

Latin America Facing the Covid Pandemic: New Responses to Old Challenges. A Comparative Analysis of Public Policies in the Context of the Health Emergency.

Maria Jose Gonzalez, Lucas Cifuentes, Diego Velasquez

Europe’s Transnational Labour Mobility: Implications of War and Multiple Crises for Institutions and Policy

Ania Plomien, Gregory Schwartz

Recovering from Covid: Macroeconomic policy and social protection in the global South

Imraan Valodia, Arabo Ewinyu, David Campbell Francis

The Impact of Macroeconomic Policies on Wages and Employment During and After the Pandemic Crisis in Italy (2020-2022)

Nicolò Giangrande

Parallel Session 1.2: Challenges to Decent Work in Manufacturing GVCs
Location: Room III (R3 south)
Chair: Guillaume Delautre

Trade and Decent Work in Mexico's Automobile Industry: the Road Travelled and the Unchartered Territory

Juan Carlos Moreno Brid, Rosa Gómez Tovar, Joaquín Sánchez Gómez, Lizzeth Gómez Rodríguez

Work and Employment in the Lithium-Ion Battery Industry for Electric Vehicles: a Preliminary Overview

Tommaso Pardi

Labour Practices and Working Conditions in Indian Informal Gold Jewellery Manufacturing Sector: Perspective of Decent Work in the Context of New Labour Reforms

Biju Varkkey, Jatinder Kumar Jha, Ansari Novel

Parallel Session 1.3: Public Policies to Ensure Decent Work
Location: Room A (R1 temporary building)
Chair: Praveen Jha

Does Government Social Support Mitigate COVID-19 Income Effects in the MENA Region?

Wafaa El-Baba, Ali Fakih, Pascal Ghayth

Can Cash Transfers to the Unemployed Support Economic Activity? Evidence From South Africa

Timothy Kohler, Haroon Bhorat, David de Villers

COVID-19 and the Roles of Institutions in Ensuring Decent Work: Neoliberal Transformations in Universities -- Job-Insecurity and Stress in Australia and Canada

Greg J. Bamber, Sean O'Brady

Mutualism as a Response to Non-standard Forms of Employment

Deepa Kylasam Iyer, Francis Kuriakose

Parallel Session 1.4: Public Governance in Times of Crisis
Location: Room E (R1 temporary building)
Chair: Valérie Van Goethem

Towards an Economically, Socially and Climate-just Global Governance System: Negotiating a Treaty on Business and Human Rights

Gabriele Koehler

Fortifying Neo-Liberalism: The Strike (Minimum Service Levels) Bill 2023 as an Authoritarian Crucible

Ioannis Katsaroumpas

Masking The Retention Problem: The Effects of Mask Mandates on Worker Turnover

Reed Keller Eaglesham

Parallel Session 1.5: Algorithms, Artificial Intelligence, and Decent Work
Location: Room II (R3 south)
Chair: Christina Hiessl

Regulating Algorithmic Management: A Policy Blueprint

Jeremias Adams-Prassl, Halefom Abraha, Sangh Rakshita, M. Six Silberman

It Takes Two to Code: a Comparative Analysis of Collective Bargaining and Artificial Intelligence

Alejandro Godino, Oscar Molina, Sander Junte

The Impacts of Artificial Intelligence on Work Relations in Game Development Industry: A Comparative Study of Traditional and Worker-Owned Companies in the US and the UK

Stefan Ivanovski, Virginia Doellgast

Parallel Session 1.6: Care Work
Location: Room V (R3 south)
Chair: Valeria Esquivel

Expanded Satellite Boundary and Research Innovations on Care Work: Supporting Macroeconomic Policies to Increase Labour Supply

Wendy Kay Olsen, Jihye Kim

Equal Risk, Unequal Burden: Unpaid Care Work, Capabilities in the Time of Covid-19 and Policy Intervention

Hema Prakash, Ankur Yadav

Undervalued and Underpaid: The Crisis in Early Childhood Education and Care

Jennifer Tomlinson, Xanthe Whittaker, Kate Hardy, Helen Norman, Katie Cruz, Nathan Archer

Parallel Session 1.7: Minimum Wages in Times of Crisis
Location: Cinema room (R2 south)
Chair: Daniel Kostzer

High Inflation and the Struggle for Inclusive Growth: the Case of Minimum Wage Policy

Damian Grimshaw, Mat Johnson

Explaining Political Turn-around on Minimum Wages: The Italian Case in a Comparative Perspective

Guglielmo Meardi, Francesco Seghezzi

Why We Need Minimum Wages: Pay, Recognition, and Economic Citizenship

Christian Schemmel, Georg Picot

🥣 Lunch break
Discussion of Global Wage Report 2022–23: The impact of inflation and COVID-19 on wages and purchasing power
Location: Room V (R3 south)
Giulia De Lazzari, ILO
Ding Xu, ILO
Damian Grimshaw, King’s College, London
Nicolò Giangrande, Fondazione Giuseppe Di Vittorio (FDV), Italy
Parallel Session 2.1: Reflections on the Concept of Work
Location: Room XI (R2 south)
Chair: Sara Elder

Post Growth Theories and Decent Work: A Role for the ILO to Define Meaningful Work?

Nicolas Bueno

Rethinking Work in a Post-Scarcity Society

Hamid R. Ekbia

The Structural Model for Sustainable Development (SMSD): Description and Demonstration

Massimiliano La Marca, Xiao Jiang

Central Banks as Employer of Last Resort: Policy Recommendations for Job Creation from a Banker's Perspective

Daniel Kostzer

Parallel Session 2.2: Regulatory Challenges in Agricultural Value Chains
Location: Room III (R3 south)
Chair: Stephanie Barrientos

How Do Gender and Race Shape Labour Exploitation in Southern French Agriculture?

Charline Sempere

Slave Labor in Brazilian Coffee Industry and the New German Supply Chain Due Diligence Act

Fernanda de Mendonça Melo, Maria Carolina Fernandes Oliveira

The Wine Industry in Chile: The Global Supply Chain Approach for the Analysis and Improvement of Regulatory Compliance in the World of Work.

Gerhard Reinecke, Nicolás Torres

Parallel Session 2.3: Decent Work Case Studies
Location: Room A (R1 temporary building)
Chair: Olívia de Quintana Figueiredo Pasqualeto

Life with Rights: Inclusive Labor Law and Decent Work for Wastepickers in Brazil

Ana Virginia Gomes, Anil Verma, Dieric Guimarães

Special Sectoral Actions (SSA): A Strategic Model for Labour Inspection in Brazil

Guilherme Schuck Candemil, Domingos Carlos Vidal Barra Pippa, Roberto Padilha Guimarães

Judicialization of Occupational Accidents in Brazil: A Case Study of São Paulo State Court

Dalton Tria Cusciano

Parallel Session 2.4: Ensuring Decent Work in Various Sectors
Location: Room E (R1 temporary building)
Chair: Kelly Pike

Supporting Decent Work Through Strategic Public Procurement: Local Implementation, Facilitating Factors and Unintended Consequences of the UK Social Value Act

Deborah Harrison, Phillip Edwards

Decent Work in Transnational Labour Markets: The Case of the EU Shipbuilding Industry

Frederic Huettenhoff, Karen Jaehrling

Proposing a Multi-Sectoral, Multi-Jurisdictional Arbitration Tribunal to Resolve Violation of Fundamental Rights of Workers in Global Value Chains

Liwayway Dumayag Arce-Rodriguez

Royalties Role for Just Transition Policies in Mining Activities

Márcia Cristina Kamei López Aliaga, Norma Sueli Padilha, Fernanda Giannasi, Luciano Lima Leivas

Parallel Session 2.5: Special Session on Impact of Policies on the Gig Economy
Location: Room II (R3 south)

Impact of Policies on Digital Labour Platform Workers and Enterprises: Case Studies from Selected Countries

Chair(s): Uma Rani, Karen Curtis


Presentations of the Special Session


Regulatory Developments in the United States: Case of California

Miriam A. Cherry, Winifred R. Poster


Law as a Resource or Action: The Example of Platform Workers in France

Isabelle Daugareilh


The Power of Collective Action and the Limits of Regulation: The Struggle for Riders’ Rights in Spain

Miguel Rodriguez-Piñero Royo


On Their Own Terms: UK’s Largest Unions Making Headway with few Prospects for Legislation over Employment Status

Daniel Blackburn


Legislative Developments in Australia

Sean Cooney

Parallel Session 2.6: Persistent Gender Discrimination
Location: Room V (R3 south)
Chair: Alma Espino

The Multiple Gender Gaps and Their Consequences on Work-Family Balance Satisfaction

Tomas Aguayo, Sebastian Ugarte

Gender, Social Class and Household Differences in Remote Working After COVID-19

Anthony Rafferty, Ceri Hughes

Time Poverty and Gender in Urban sub-Saharan Africa: Long Working Days and Long Commutes in Ghana’s Greater Accra Metropolitan Area

Christian Darko, Fiona Carmicheal, Joanne Duberley, Marco Ercolani, Patricia Daley, Tim Schwanen, Daniel Wheatley

Parallel Session 2.7: Wages & Working Conditions (I)
Location: Cinema room (R2 south)
Chair: Gerhard Bosch

Living on the Edge: Wage Bargaining and Social Protection on the Margins of the Danish Labour Market - a Non-standard Workers’ Perspective

Trine Pernille Larsen, Anna Ilsøe, Jonas Hulgaard Kristiansen

What Role for a National Minimum Wage Law in Times of Crises and How Do Regulatory Responses by Relevant Stakeholders Modify Its Performance? Findings From a Qualitative Micro-study of the Domestic Work Sector in South Africa During the Covid-19 Pandemic

Sufia Singlee

Directed Search, Minimum Wages, and Amenities: Evidence from an Online Job Board

Verónica Escudero, Hannah Liepmann, Damián Vergara

☕ Coffee break
Location: Espace Gobelin (R2 south)
Parallel Session 3.1: Employment Quality
Location: Room XI (R2 south)
Chair: Ulrich Walwei

Revisiting Okun’s Law: Testing for Asymmetric Adjustment in Chile

Claudio Andres Navarro Gonzalez

The Quality of Employment in Brazil (2012-2021): A Deteriorating Dynamic

Adrien Frontenaud

Measuring Employment Vulnerability and Identifying Decent Work Deficits: Evidences From India

Priya Harchandani, Samik Shome

Parallel Session 3.2: Special Session on Better Work Training on Sexual Harassment Prevention
Location: Room III (R3 south)

Evaluating Better Work Training on Sexual Harassment Prevention: Traditional Methods, Virtual Reality, and the Gendered Challenges for Workers

Chair(s): Arianna Rossi


Presentations of the Special Session


Sexual Harassment Prevention in the Global Garment Industry: An Assessment of Better Work Initiatives in Indonesia, Jordan, Nicaragua, and Vietnam

Beth English, Kelly Pike, Tinu Koithara Mathew


Preventing Sexual Harassment Through Virtual Reality Training: Preliminary Findings from Better Work VR Pilot in Indonesia

Kelly Pike, Tinu Koithara Mathew


Exploring the Gendered Challenges for Women’s Work in the Egyptian Garment Industry

Ahmed Mohamed

Parallel Session 3.3: Training and Labour Market Integration
Location: Room A (R1 temporary building)
Chair: Vicky Leung

Decent Work, Meaningful Education or Exploitation? The Regulation of Internships for Tertiary Students in Australia, Finland and France

Anne Hewitt, Annika Rosin

Training Returns Among Informal Workers: Evidence from Urban Sites in Kenya and Tanzania

Nina Torm

“It’s A Matter Of Respect“: Interactive Service Work And The ‘Triple Disadvantage’ In Times Of The Covid-19-Pandemic

Nadja Doerflinger

Parallel Session 3.4: Special Session on Decent Work for Young Workers
Location: Room E (R1 temporary building)

An International Law on Decent Work for Young Workers: The Quality Apprenticeships Recommendation and the Future of Work

Chair(s): Deirdre McCann

Discussant(s): Sangheon Lee, Ashwani Aggarwal, Vicki Donlevy


Presentations of the Special Session


The Challenges of Regulating for Quality and Formality in Apprenticeships: The Role and Relevance of the New ILO Standard

Deirdre McCann, Andrew Stewart


The Quality Apprenticeships Recommendation: A New Global Lodestar for Skills and Youth Employment

Patrick Daru


Quality Apprenticeships in the ILO and EU: Intersections and Divergences

Jeff Bridgford

Parallel Session 3.5: Gig Economy: Case Studies
Location: Room II (R3 south)
Chair: Anil Verma

Challenges and Opportunities to Promote Decent Work for Digital Platform Workers in Brazil

Adriana Calvo Pimenta

Quasi-Subordinated Workers in China: A Typology of Gig Riders Based on Economic Dependency and subordination, and Intra-group Heterogeneity Analysis in Working Conditions.

Wei Tu, Xueyu Wang

Disadvantaged Workers and Their Experiences with Ride-Share Work in Australia: Examining the Intersection of the 'Gig' Economy and Welfare State

Alex Veen, Caleb Goods, Tom Barratt

“No One Knows Who They Work For”: Regulating Platform Work in Chile and Its Challenge on Job Quality.

Daina Bellido de Luna

Regulating Work Without Work Regulation: the City of Buenos Aires Traffic and Transportation Code and the Debates on Platform Work in Argentina

Luciana Zorzoli

Parallel Session 3.6: Special Session on Gender (in)equality in Turbulent Times
Location: Room V (R3 south)

Prospects for Gender (in)equality in Turbulent Times: Insights from Two Decades of Continuing Crises

Chair(s): Janine Berg

Discussant(s): Ania Plomien


Presentations of the Special Session


Gender (In)equality in Turbulent Times: Some Reflections on the Impact of Crises on Trajectories of Change

Jill Rubery


Labour Market Gender Inequality across Continuing Crises: Old Problems, New Challenges?

Valeria Insarauto, Núria Sánchez Mira


Carrying the Work Burden in Turbulent Times in the UK: Intersecting Inequalities of Gender and Class

Luis Torres, Tracey Warren

Parallel Session 3.7: Wages & Working Conditions (II)
Location: Cinema room (R2 south)
Chair: Kea Tijdens

Occupational Autonomy and Wage Dispersion: Evidence from European Survey Data

Thomas Rabensteiner, Alexander Guschanski

Wage Discrimination of Informal Employees in EU Transition Countries

Oksana Nezhyvenko, Mohamed Ali Ben Halima

The Employer Perspective on Wage Law Non-Compliance: Implications for New Labour Law Enforcement Strategies

Stephen Clibborn

6:15pm Reception
Location: ILO Restaurant (R2 north)
Hosted by the ILO and the Korea Labor Institute.
Date: Tuesday, 11/July/2023
8:00am Registration starts from 8:00am
Location: Entrance of the ILO Building - Door 5 (R2 north)
Parallel Session 4.1: Labour Market Transitions
Location: Room XI (R2 south)
Chair: Juan Chacaltana

Participation and Employment in Seven Developing Economies: an Age-Period-Cohort Analysis

Guillaume Delautre, Carla Calero

Facing with Multiple Crises, Challenges and Lessons Learned from the Field: the Case of Vietnam

Nguyen Hoang Ha

Old-age Workers Transition into Retirement and Risk of Poverty

Giovanna Mazzeo Ortolani, Aregawi Gebremedhin Gebremarian, Federico Biagi

Parallel Session 4.2: Special Session on Trade and Decent Work (I)
Location: Room III (R3 south)

Trade and Decent Work Special Session I: Has Trade Led to Better Jobs? Findings Based on ILO’s Decent Work Indicators

Chair(s): Marva Corley-Coulibaly


Presentations of the Special Session


Trade and Decent Work in Mexico’s Manufacturing Sector

Benjamin Aleman-Castilla


Trade and Decent Work in Viet Nam: Insights from Small and Medium-sized Enterprises

Pelin Sekerler Richiardi, Sajid Ghani, Pham Ngoc Toan


Gendered Effects of Trade Restrictions on Labour Market Outcomes in Malawi

Henry Kankwamba

Parallel Session 4.3: Flexibility and Job Insecurity
Location: Room A (R1 temporary building)
Chair: Greg J. Bamber

Can Employability Mitigate the Negative Impacts of Job Insecurity on Well-being? An Analysis of the Flexicurity Paradigm

Leandro Iván Canzio, Felix Bühlmann, Jonas Masdonati

'Work Tomorrow?' The Lived Experiences of Temporary Agency Workers

Peter Carter

Can Temporary Wage Incentives Increase Formal Employment? Experimental Evidence from Mexico

Martin Abel, Eliana Carranza, Maria Elena Ortega, Kimberly Geronimo

Addressing Big Societal Crises: A Society-Actors-Processes-Policy Framework

Emma Sara Hughes, Tony Dundon

Parallel Session 4.4: Labour Rights: Assessing Effectiveness and Performance
Location: Room E (R1 temporary building)
Chair: Kamala Sankaran

Introducing the Labour Rights Index

Iftikhar Ahmad, Fiona Dragstra, Daniela Ceccon

Employment Equity Act in South Africa: An Analytical Review from 1998 - 2022

Ivan Steenkamp

Legislative Wins Are Just The Beginning: Worker Organizing and Training Post Enactment of Protective Regulation in Three Sectors in the United States

Zoe West, Anne Marie Brady, KC Wagner

Using Foresight to Think and Act Upon an Uncertain Future World of Work: Trade Unions’ Experiences

Rafael Peels, Aida Ponce Del Castillo, Tom Wambeke, Mohammed Mwamadzingo

Parallel Session 4.5: Labour Rights in the Gig Economy (I)
Location: Room II (R3 south)
Chair: Edward Webster

Changing Paradigms, Consisting Question: Whom to Protect Under Labour Law?

Gaye Burcu Yıldız

Redrawing the Borders of Labour Rights in the Digital Economy

Silvia Rainone

Between Antagonism and Ambivalence: The Regulatory Response of Cities to Platform Capitalism

Mathew Johnson, Angel Martin-Caballero

An Empirical Analysis of Judicial and Regulatory Responses Towards Platform Work in Europe

Nastazja Potocka-Sionek

Parallel Session 4.6: Occupational Gender Segregation and Solutions
Location: Room V (R3 south)
Chair: Núria Sánchez-Mira

STEM Education, Gender, and Labour Market Outcomes in India

Soham Sahoo

Current Status of Decent Work for Female Domestic Workers in India

Griva Raval

Self-employment Trends in the European Union: Necessity or Opportunity for Women in the New Economic Scenario?

Santos Ruesga, Ana Isabel Viñas, Laura Perez Ortiz

Parallel Session 4.7: Wages & Working Conditions (III)
Location: Cinema room (R2 south)
Chair: Damian Grimshaw

Exploring the Living Wage Movement in the Global South: Case Study of Vietnam

Trang Tran

A Proposed Living Wage Benchmark for South Africa Through a Humanistic Approach to Determining Living Wages

Ines Meyer, Project Glow

Parallel Session 4.8: ILR Special Issue on Interlinked Crises and the World of Work (I)
Location: Room I (R3 south)
Chair: Aristea Koukiadaki

Gender Gap on Japan's Precarious Employment and Well-Being in the COVID-19 Pandemic

Eriko Teramura, Ryusuke Oishi

Women’s Informal Employment and Income in Rural Vietnam During the Pandemic: Lessons Learned for Transformative Recovery Initiatives

Minh Tam Bui, Bui Thai Quyen, Tuan Thanh Nguyen

Do Women’s Collectives Promote Resilience among Informal Workers in a Pandemic? Explorations from 10 Indian States

Shareen Joshi, Sapna Desai, Avisehk Hazra, Ankit Nanda, Shruthi Sreekumar

The Role of Informal Worker Associations in Cushioning Members During Multiple Idiosyncratic and Covariate Shocks in Kenya and Tanzania

Nina Torm, Godbertha Kinyondo, Winnie Mitullah, Lone Riisgaard, Aloyce Gervas, Raphael Indimuli, Anne W. Kamau

☕ Coffee break
Location: Espace Gobelin (R2 south)
Parallel Session 5.1: Decent Work in Crises Context
Location: Room XI (R2 south)
Chair: Sukti Dasgupta

Conquest of Decent Work During Times of Crisis: The Experience of Air Traffic Control Workers in Uruguay and Argentina

Dina Feller, Teresa Conrow, Mario Libran

The Distribute Impact of Labour Market and Cash Transfer Policies During the COVID-19 Pandemic in Latin America

Luis Beccaria, Roxana Maurizio, Sol Catania, Silvana Martinez

Parallel Session 5.2: Special Session on Trade and Decent Work (II)
Location: Room III (R3 south)

Trade and Decent Work Special Session II: The Potential of Trade Instruments to Address Decent Work Deficits in Supply Chains

Chair(s): Pelin Sekerler Richiardi


Presentations of the Special Session


Tackling Forced Labour in Supply Chains through Trade Instruments: Towards Effective Multi-Layered Governance?

Franz Christian Ebert, Francesca Francavilla, Lorenzo Guarcello


ILO’s Role in Supporting Countries to Implement Trade-related Labour Standards Commitments

Karen Curtis, Elizabeth Echeverría Manrique


Can the African Continental Free Trade Area Promote Decent Work?

Jamie MacLeod

Parallel Session 5.3: Preventing Violence and Sexual Harassment
Location: Room A (R1 temporary building)
Chair: Deirdre McCann

Crisis as opportunity? Domestic violence, the Pandemic and Work Health and Safety in Québec

Rachel Cox

Promoting a World of Work Free from Violence and Harassment in the Informal Economy: Mapping the Initiatives

Olívia de Quintana Figueiredo Pasqualeto

Mind the Gap: The Adequacy of Regulatory Frameworks in Preventing Workplace Sexual Harassment and Violence

Kantha Dayaram, John Burgess

“Civil Death” & Labor Market Alienation: Comparative Analysis of Law and Public Policy Limiting Access to Work for the Justice Impacted in OECD Countries

Matt Saleh, Timothy McNutt, Jodi Anderson, Ethan Mulroy, Samantha Na, Sarina Zhou

Parallel Session 5.4: Special Session on Social Justice and the World of Work
Location: Room E (R1 temporary building)

What We Can Learn From the Newly Published Volume, Social Justice and the World of Work: Possible Global Futures (Hart, 2023)

Chair(s): Anne Trebilcock, Brian Langille

Discussant(s): Gabrielle Marceau


Presentations of the Special Session


Buying Beyond our Borders: Public Procurement and Labour Rights in Global Supply Chains

Olga Martin-Ortega, Martina Trusgnach


Peeling the Onion: On Choices Judges Make

Guy Mundlak, Judy Fudge


The Resilience of Multilateralism: An ILO Introspection for a System-wide Vision

Tomi Kohiyama, Thomas Lieby

Parallel Session 5.5: Labour Rights in the Gig Economy (II)
Location: Room II (R3 south)
Chair: Eva Kocher

The Judgment on the Employee Status of Platform Workers in China — A Combination of Legal Formalism and Pragmatism

Zhenxing Ke

The Politics of State Intervention over the Regulation of Platform Work: The Chilean Experience

Angel Martin-Caballero

Effective Protection of Workers‘ Privacy Rights on Digital Labour Platforms

Sonja Mangold

Assessment of the Innovativeness of the EU Proposals on Platform Work in Light of the Principle of Universality: Application in Three Countries (France, Sweden, Spain), CEPASSOC Project

Claire Marzo

Parallel Session 5.6: Special Session on Paid and Unpaid Domestic Work in Urban India
Location: Room V (R3 south)

Dynamics of Paid and Unpaid Domestic Work in Urban India: Understanding Employers’ Perspective to Reflect on Recognition and Regulation of Domestic Work

Chair(s): Gautam Bhan

Discussant(s): Neha Wadhwan, Gautam Bhan


Presentations of the Special Session


Reproducing a Household: Recognising and Assessing Paid and Unpaid Housework in Urban India

Antara Rai Chowdhury


Deficits in Decent Work: Employer Perspectives and Practices on the Quality of Employment in Domestic Work in Urban India

Divya Ravindranath


Employer Practices and Perceptions on Paid Domestic Work: Notes on Recruitment, Employment Relationships, and Social Security

Rashee Mehra

Parallel Session 5.7: Role of Social Dialogue
Location: Cinema room (R2 south)
Chair: Vincenzo Maccarrone

Social Dialogue in Europe: Which National Responses to the Global Pandemic ?

Armanda Cetrulo, Lucia Kovacova

Role of Tripartism in Promoting Decent Work and Universal Social Protection: Covid-19 Pandemic Crisis and Recovery Period

Jacqueline Njambi Kamau, Henry Amadi, Justine Magutu

Varieties of Solidarity and Industrial Unionism in New York and Seoul 1970 to 2020

Youbin Kang

Can Inclusive Corporatism Work? New Experiments at Social Dialogues to Build Inclusive Labor Markets Before and Under the Corona Pandemic in South Korea

Myung Joon Park

Parallel Session 5.8: ILR Special Issue on Interlinked Crises and the World of Work (II)
Location: Room I (R3 south)
Chair: Esther Barrett

Climate Shocks and Labor Market in Sub-Saharan Africa: Effects on Youth Employment and Labor Supply Reallocation

Sadou Diallo, Henri Atangana Ondoa

Working Less Hours to Pollute Less? A Cross-country Analysis of Environmental Impacts of Working Hours

Mehtap Akgüç

The Impact of Workers Remittances on Food Security in Times of Crisis – Evidence from COVID-19 in Latin America and the Caribbean

Colin D Cannonier, Monica Galloway Burke

Examining Policy Narratives in Times of Crisis: The Role of Social Media in Policy Responses to the Indonesian Migrant Workers Repatriation

Teguh Ilham, Fadhli Zul Fauzi

🥣 Lunch break
Discussion of WESO 2023: The Value of Essential Work
Location: Room V (R3 south)
Janine Berg, Sévane Ananian, Hannah Liepmann, ILO
Ian Greer, Cornell University
Shahra Razavi, ILO
Parallel Session 6.1: Youth Employment
Location: Room XI (R2 south)
Chair: Sher Verick

Bet on the Young: For a Wage-led Economic Revival in South Asia

Jayan Jose Thomas

The Impact of Active Labour Market Programmes on Youth. An Updated Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

Chiara Curcio, Susana Puerto, Jonas Bausch, Jonathan Stöterau, Michael Weber

Self-employment, Insecurity and Work Quality in the School to Work Transition: a Cross-national Comparison

Fiona Carmichael, Chris Darko, Shireen Kanji

How Do Changing Economic And Policy Contexts Influence Career Paths Of Employees On Fixed-term Contracts?

Stef Bouwhuis, Pavlopoulos Dimitris, Smits Wendy, Garnier-Villarreal Mauricio

Parallel Session 6.2: Special on Free Trade Agreements and International Labour Rights
Location: Room III (R3 south)

Free Trade Agreements as an Enforcement Tool for International Labour Rights? Lessons from the EU-Korea FTA Case

Chair(s): Christina Hiessl


Presentations of the Special Session


Sustainability Clauses in FTAs and Their Enforcement in Context

Christina Hiessl


Whither the Korea-EU FTA After Ratification of the ILO Core Conventions?

Aelim Yun, Yeonmin Cho


Implications for Labour Rights Protection in the EU

Elena Gramano

Parallel Session 6.3: Special Session on Job Quality
Location: Room A (R1 temporary building)

Job Quality: Metrics, Disparities and Implications for Improving Worker Outcomes

Chair(s): Lonnie Golden, Florence Bonnet


Presentations of the Special Session


Job Quality Metrics to Inform Good Jobs Policies: What’s Available, What’s Missing and How to Fill Data Gaps

Pamela Joshi, Elizabeth Wong, Abigail N. Walters, Dolores Acevedo-Garcia


The Missing Worker Voice in Job Quality: Developing a Conceptual Framework and Survey Instrument for Worker Voice

Yaminette Díaz-Linhart, Arrow Minster, Dongwoo Park, Duanyi Yang, Thomas Kochan


The Quality of Employment: Remote Work, More/Less Work and Reconfigured Workweeks—Mismatches with Preferences in the US and PA Labor Market

Lonnie Golden


Measuring Job Quality: Using a Multi-dimensional Employment Quality Index to Improve Jobs for Marginalized Workers

Alison Dickson, Peter Fugiel, Dylan Bellisle, Larissa Petrucci, Lonnie Golden

Parallel Session 6.4: Governance and Decent Work in Global Value Chains
Location: Room E (R1 temporary building)
Chair: Gerhard Reinecke

Interacting Regulatory Innovations for Addressing Decent Work Deficits in Global Value Chains: Public Governance, Enforceable Brand Agreements, and Grassroots Labor Organizing

Mark Anner

Actors, Norms and Processes to Address Decent Work Deficits in a Globalized Economy: An Emerging Multi-Level Governance Framework in the Global Cobalt Supply Chain

Si Chen

Governance and Decent Work in Regional Value Chains: Transition Towards Polycentric Governance in sub-Saharan Africa?

Matthew Alford, Stephanie Barrientos, Shane Godfrey, Khalid N Nadvi, Maggie Opondo, Margareet Visser

Parallel Session 6.5: Organizing Informal Workers
Location: Room II (R3 south)
Chair: Winifred R. Poster

Re-imagining the Platform Firm: Lessons and Design Blueprints from SEWA’s Data Trust Experiment

Ranjitha Kumar, Salonie Muralidhara Hiriyur

“Digital Commons Organizing”, Collective Action and Sustainable HRM

Brian Matthews, Michał K. Lemański, Verena Bader, Michael Müller-Camen

Parallel Session 6.6: Special Session on Formalising Paid Domestic Work (I)
Location: Room V (R3 south)

Formalising Paid Domestic Work (I): New Regulations and Policies to Enforce Workers’ Rights

Chair(s): Karen Jaehrling, Francisca Pererya


Presentations of the Special Session


The State Management of Indenture

Rhacel Salazar Parreñas


Formality and Informality in the German Discourse on “Legal Certainty” for Live-in Work

Eva Kocher


The Policy-Implementation Gap in Domestic Worker Protections Around the World

Anju Mary Paul


Implementing C-189, Addressing Covid-19 and ‘Patformisation:’ Contemporary Challenges and Advances in Formalising Domestic Work

Natalie Sedacca

Parallel Session 6.7: Social Dialogue in Times of Crisis
Location: Cinema room (R2 south)
Chair: Sarosh Kuruvilla

Collective Bargaining in a Multiple Crises Context: A Case Study of South Africa

Blessing Chabaya

Bargaining on the Frontline: Role of Collective Bargaining in Protecting Frontline Workers Internationally in Health, Social Care and Food Retail

Eva Herman, Jill Rubery, Isabel Travora, Abbie Winton, Alejandro Castillo

Crises Responses and the Role of Trade Unions in the Restructuring of the German, Brazilian and Indian Auto Sectors

Christina Teipen, Praveen Jha, Bruno De Conti

Parallel Session 6.8: ILR Special Issue on Interlinked Crises and the World of Work (III)
Location: Room I (R3 south)
Chair: Aristea Koukiadaki

Illusion or Reality: Analysing the Evolution of Welfare State Policies to Informal Workers During the Transition Towards the Post-pandemic in Latin America

Luis Vargas-Faulbaum, Juan Jacobo Velasco, Gibrán Curz-Martínez

Processes of Non-state Relief Work during the Covid-19 Lockdown in Delhi – A Lesson in Inclusive Social Protection

Mubashira Zaidi

"Flexicurity" - an Effective Response for Labor Reactivation After the Covid-19 Pandemic?

Carla Jessahé Navarrete Villalva

☕ Coffee break
Location: Espace Gobelin (R2 south)
Parallel Session 7.1: Decent Work and Supply Side Considerations
Location: Room XI (R2 south)
Chair: Imraan Valodia

Why do Unemployed Workers Leave the Labor Force? A Comparative Qualitative Study of Labor Market Transitions

Ian C Greer

Labour Market Policy for a Just Transition: The Example of Germany

Gerhard Bosch

Are Labour Market and Skills Development Programmes Able to Improve Refugees’ Labour Market Trajectories?

Verónica Escudero, Jochen Kluve, Hannah Liepmann

Parallel Session 7.2: Special Session on M-POWERing the Labour Movement
Location: Room III (R3 south)

M-POWERing the Labor Movement: Lessons Learned from Policy and Research Work to Strengthen Worker Voice

Chair(s): Chris Kazlauskas

Discussant(s): Susan Hayter


Presentations of the Special Session


Lessons Learned From the US Governments Work to Strengthen Labor Rights Worldwide

Lauren Jowell


Research Insights on Worker Voice

Mark Sebastian Anner


Enforceable Brand Agreements

Sifat Amita

Parallel Session 7.3: Special Session on Health and Safety at Work for Key Workers
Location: Room A (R1 temporary building)

Health and Safety at Work for Key Workers: Valuing the Essential During the Pandemic and Beyond

Chair(s): Janine Berg


Presentations of the Special Session


OSH and the COVID-19 Pandemic: Coverage and Compliance

Sean Cooney


OSH and the COVID-19 Pandemic: Sample Case Study: The United States

Emily Spieler


OSH and the COVID-19 Pandemic: OSH Impacts on the Workforce

Olivia de Quintana Figueiredo Pasqualeto


OSH and the COVID-19 Pandemic: Mental Health Impacts on the Workforce

Ivan Williams Jimenez

Parallel Session 7.4: Combating Forced Labour
Location: Room E (R1 temporary building)
Chair: Ana Virginia Gomes

The Brazilian New Procurement Law and Its Use as an Instrument to Fight Modern Slavery and to Promote Decent Work

Maurício Krepsky Fagundes, Lívia Mendes Moreira Miraglia

Effectiveness of Forced Labour Import Bans: The Case of the U.S. Ban on Malaysia’s Rubber Gloves

Mei Trueba, Ffion Staniland

The Bermuda Triangle: Mechanisms of Discrimination in Acceptance to Work in the Intermediary Process of Placement Firms

Ronit Nadiv, Lilach Lurie, Shani Kuna

Linking Labour Market Enforcement and Supply Chain Governance in the UK. Where Next?

Nikolaus Hammer

Modern Slavery and Public and Supply Chain Initiatives: Lessons Learned from the Cattle Supply Chain in the Brazilian State of Pará Abstract

Juliana Lira da Silva e Cunha Brandão, Holly Gibbs, Lisa Naughton-Treves, Jane Collins

Parallel Session 7.5: Gig Economy: Labour Protests and Collective Bargaining
Location: Room II (R3 south)
Chair: Silvia Rainone

Unionizing Platform Workers: A Case of IFAT from India

Areesha Khan, Rahul Suresh Sapkal

The Case of “Breque Dos Apps”: A New Form of Protest Towards the Protection of Platform Workers

Ricardo José Leite de Sousa, Raphaela Magnino Rosa Portilho

Digital Labour Relations in the Gig Economy: Platform-to-Consumer Food Delivery Services in Global North and Global South

Padmini Sharma

Parallel Session 7.6: Special Session on Digital Intermediaries in Domestic and Care Work
Location: Room V (R3 south)

Digital Intermediaries in Domestic and Care Work Sector: Obstacles or Roads Towards Decent Work?

Chair(s): Lorena Silvina Poblete


Presentations of the Special Session


Informality of Employment in Digital Care Platforms: A Study on the Individualization of Risk and Unpaid Labour in Mature Market Contexts

Valeria Pulignano, Claudia Marà, Milena Franke, Karol Muszynski


Digital Platforms and Industrial Relations in the Home Care Sector Before and After Covid-19: The Italian Case of Helpling

Arianna Marcolin, Ivana Pais


Formalizing Domestic Work: the Ambivalent Role of Digital Intermediaries in Argentina

Francisca Pereyra, Lorena Poblete


Home Service Digital Platforms in France: Between Formal and Informal Domestic Work

Nicole Teke


A “New Informality” Challenge: Domestic Service’s Platforms in Chile

Juan Jacobo Velasco

Parallel Session 7.7: Special Session on the Challenges of Understanding the Content of Collective Bargaining
Location: Cinema room (R2 south)

The Challenges of Understanding the Content of Collective Bargaining

Chair(s): Paulien Osse, Fiona Dragstra

Discussant(s): Maria Sedlakova


Presentations of the Special Session


Explaining the Global Database and Sampling the Agreements to be Collected and Coded

Daniela Ceccon, Gabriele Medas, Janna Besamusca, Martin Guzi, Kea Tijdens


Main Topics in Collective Bargaining Agreements in Africa

Ernest Tingum Ngeh


Collective Bargaining After the Labour Law Reform in Indonesia

Nadia Pralitasari, Lydia Hamid, Dela Feby


Female Friendly Causes in Collective Bargaining Agreements

Rupa Korde, Mahika Gandhi


Understanding Collective Bargaining Agreements in Turkey

Ceyhun Güler

Parallel Session 7.8: ILR Special Issue on Interlinked Crises and the World of Work (IV)
Location: Room I (R3 south)
Chair: Aristea Koukiadaki

Patchwork Capitalism and Managing the Interlinked Crisis in Essential Public Services in Poland

Jacek Burski, Adam Mrozowicki, Juliusz Gardawski, Ryszard Rapacki

Do Buyers’ Promises Bolster or Undermine Local Demands? Evidence from the Indonesian Apparel Industry

Luisa Lupo, Tim Bartley

Enhancing Democracy for Workers in Global Supply Chains

Arnaud Le Marchand

Plenary 2: How to revalue work and ensure decent working conditions
Location: Room A (R1 temporary building)
Jill Rubery, University of Manchester

Maria Jepsen, Eurofound
Kamala Sankaran, National Law School, Bengaluru
Dzifa Torvieky, University of Ghana
Alma Espino, Interdisciplinary Center for Development Studies, Uruguay
Date: Wednesday, 12/July/2023
8:00am Registration starts from 8:00am
Location: Entrance of the ILO Building - Door 5 (R2 north)
Parallel Session 8.1: Promoting Decent Work in Times of Crisis
Location: Room XI (R2 south)
Chair: Georg Picot

Can a Universal Basic Income Contribute to Decent Work and Inclusive Development? Reflections From the South African Experience

Neil Coleman, Kelle Howson

Covid-19 and the Labour Market – Major Opportunities and Risks of Short-time Work Compensation Schemes

Ulrich Walwei

Post COVID-19 phase and Recovery of the Informal Economy in Bangladesh: Perspective and Emerging Challenges

Kazi Mahmudur Rahman

Parallel Session 8.2: Digitalisation in Global Value Chains
Location: Room III (R3 south)
Chair: David Campbell Francis

Digital Jobs in Developing Economies: Can Digitalisation Drive Structural Transformation?

Sarah Bridget Cook, Uma Rani

The Role of Competition Amongst Workers in BPO-AI Supply Chains: Evidence From Indian Data Labellers

Raghav Mehrotra, Aditi Surie

Ground Control using Automation: Implications for Content Moderators and Service Suppliers

Sana Ahmad

The Kaldor-Verdoorn Law at the Age of Robots and AI

Andrea Borsato, André Lorentz

Parallel Session 8.3: Social Protection in Times of Crisis (I)
Location: Room A (R1 temporary building)
Chair: Lou Juliette Alexandra Tessier

Sustainable Financing of Social Protection in the G20

Umberto Cattaneo, Helmut Schwarzer

A Rights-based Approach to Social Protection Floors: The Case of Childcare Workers in the United States

Mariapia Rueda

Discontinuous Workers and Social Security System After the Pandemic Crisis: The Strengthening of Supplementary Pension System From a “Welfare Mix” Perspective

Luisa Monterossi, Maria Giovannone

Parallel Session 8.4: Regulatory Innovations and Work Transformation
Location: Room E (R1 temporary building)
Chair: Lisa Tortell

Regulatory Strategies of Retail Trade Unions in the Face of Socio-technical Transformations: the Case of Functional Flexibility Schemes in Chilean Supermarkets

Alejandro Castillo Larrain

Regulating Psychosocial Risks Through The Humanisation Of Work Principle

Joanna Grace Helme

Paid Sick Leave Laws and the Spread of Covid-19

Or Eliezer Shay

Parallel Session 8.5: Special Session on Social Dialogue in the Gig Economy
Location: Room II (R3 south)

Social Dialogue in the Gig Economy: A Comparative Empirical Analysis

Chair(s): Jean-Michel Bonvin, Nicola Cianferoni, Maria Mexi


Presentations of the Special Session


Regulating the Gig Economy: Promises and Limits of Social Dialogue in Switzerland

Jean-Michel Bonvin, Nicola Cianferoni, Luca Perrig


Weakening Worker Protections? Uncovering the Gig Economy and the Future of Work in the UK

Tom Montgomery, Simone Baglioni


Social Partnership and the Gig Economy in Greece: Continuity or Discontinuity?

Maria Mexi

Parallel Session 8.6: Special Session on Formalising Paid Domestic Work (II)
Location: Room V (R3 south)

Formalising Paid Domestic Work (II): Actors’ Perceptions, Strategies and Power

Chair(s): Francisca Pereyra, Karen Jaehrling


Presentations of the Special Session


The Role of Domestic Workers’ Organizations in Labour Standards Enforcement: The Case of Jamaica

Simon Black, Lauren Marsh


Behavioral Determinants of Social Security: Experiences in Drawing Systematic Insights and Promote Behavioral Change in the ILO's Work.

Claire Hobden, Paulius Yasmin-Slotkus


“I Have Nothing to Complain About”: Deterrents to Formalizing Domestic Work

Friederike Fleischer


From Dead Letter to Functional Policy? Domestic Worker Rights in Peru

Leda Pérez, Andrea Gandolfi

Parallel Session 8.7: New Approaches to Organising Workers
Location: Cinema room (R2 south)
Chair: Agnieszka Piasna

Trade Union Rights, Democracy and Trade: An Industry-level Approach

David Kucera, Leanne Roncolato, Mark Anner, Dora Sari

Union And Informal Worker Organizing With Information Technology: Emerging Patterns And Policy Opportunities

Hannah O'Rourke, Edward Saperia, Hannah Johnston, M. Six Silberman

Grassroot Organizing in Indonesia: Independent Union Fight for Workers' Right through Social Media

Nabiyla Risfa Izzati

Parallel Session 8.8: Outcome Metrics for Corporate Reporting Requirements for the EU Legislation on Human Rights and Environmental Due Diligence
Location: Room I (R3 south)
Chair: Sarosh Kuruvilla
Sarosh Kuruvilla, Global Labor Institute, Cornell University

Dan Rees, ILO
Arianna Rossi, ILO Better Work
Anil Verma, University of Toronto

Outcome Metrics for Corporate Reporting Requirements for the EU Legislation on Human Rights and Environmental Due Diligence and the German Supply Chain Due Diligence Legislation

Kuruvilla Sarosh

☕ Coffee break
Location: Espace Gobelin (R2 south)
Parallel Session 9.1: Digitalisation, Transitions and Structural Transformation
Location: Room XI (R2 south)
Chair: Sarah Bridget Cook

Digital Transformation of Work and Employment – The Case of Swiss MSEs relating to COVID-19

Alain Neher, Lucia Wuersch, Alfred Wong, Marc K. Peter

The Interplay Between Orchestration of Digital Innovations and Information Asymmetries in the Kenyan Labour Market

Aggrey Makokha Ndombi

Formal and Informal Sector Growth in Indian Manufacturing: Role of Structural Transformation and Subcontracting Linkages

Angarika Rakshit

Parallel Session 9.2: Global Values Chains and Invisible Workforce
Location: Room III (R3 south)
Chair: Guillaume Delautre

The Invisible Labour in Reversed Global Value Chains: Tracing Waste Destruction Networks Between Germany and Turkey

Safak Tartanoglu Bennett, Vera Weghmann

Do Large-Scale Training Programs Increase Social Upgrading in Global Value Chains?

Alessandro Guasti, Matthew Amengual, Damian Raess

Parallel Session 9.3: Social Protection in Times of Crisis (II)
Location: Room A (R1 temporary building)
Chair: Christina Behrendt

Institutional Linkages Between National Social Health Protection And Occupational Health Services Systems: A Scoping Review

Aurore Iradukunda, Marietou Niang, Tessier Lou, Tatiana Agbadje, Gloria Ayivi-Vinz, Ana Catalina Ramirez, Frédéric Bergeron, Dejan Loncar

Decent Work? Social Protection, Unemployment and the Crisis of Social Reproduction: Insights from Agincourt, South Africa

David Campbell Francis

Parallel Session 9.4: Transnational Challenges for Labour Rights
Location: Room E (R1 temporary building)
Chair: Jeong-Hee Lee

Addressing Labour Rights Abuse in Public Health Supply Chains: Cutting, Nudging and Engaging

Olga Martin-Ortega, Martina Trusgnach, Cindy Berman

Collectivism and Transnational Labour: Challenges of the Non-Permanent and Terminated Indian Cabin Crew

Rinju Rasaily

Parallel Session 9.5: The Quest for Decent Work in the Gig Economy
Location: Room II (R3 south)
Chair: Fang Lee Cooke

Autonomy and Control in Gig Economy and Platform Work: Domestic and Home Repair Workers in Turkey

Kadir Uysal, Cemil Boyraz

Distributive Justice at Work: Understanding the Experiences and Perceptions of Distributive Justice in the Workplace for On-Demand Platform based Gig Workers

Anindya Ganguly, Amit Dhiman

Content Marketplaces As Digital Labour Platforms: Towards Accountable Algorithmic Management And Decent Work For Content Creators

M. Six Silberman, Sangh Rakshita, Halefom Abraha, Jeremias Adams-Prassl

Parallel Session 9.6: Work-life Balance and Remote Work
Location: Room V (R3 south)
Chair: Jill Rubery

Work-life Balance Policies: How to Face the Correlation Between Gender Gap and Vulnerability Risk?

Marina De Angelis, Rosita Zucaro

Teleworking, Work Life Balance And The Right To Disconnect: Can Current And Emerging Law Adequately Protect Teleworkers?

Amanda Jane Reilly

Measuring the Impact of Induced Telework on Female Employment in Portugal: Overview, Legal Novelties and Policy Suggestions

Ekaterina Reznikova

Challenges for Collective Bargaining in the Quest for Decent Remote Work

Agnieszka Piasna, Kurt Vandaele

Parallel Session 9.7: Special Session on Institutional Experimentation in the COVID-era
Location: Cinema room (R2 south)

Institutional Experimentation in the COVID-era: a Pathway to Better Work?

Chair(s): Émilie Genin, Dalia Gesualdi-Fecteau, Mélanie Laroche


Presentations of the Special Session


The Future of Social Protection in Canada: Lessons From the COVID-19 Crisis

Dalia Gesualdi-Fecteau, Lucie Lamarche


Post-COVID-19 Employment Trajectories of Women in Quebec : Advances, Setbacks or status quo?

Émilie Genin, Mélanie Laroche, Patrice Jalette, Éléonore Danthine


Negotiation in Times of Crisis: What Adaptations to Labour and Employment Rules in the Context of the Covid-19 Pandemic in Quebec?

Mélanie Laroche, Patrice Jalette

🥣 Lunch break
Information and Brainstorm Session: Promoting Freedom of Association and Collective Bargaining Through Research, Engagement and Action
Location: Room V (R3 south)
Manuela Tomei, ADG, Governance, Rights and Dialogue Cluster
Chris Kazlauskas, Deputy Director, Office of Trade and Labor Affairs, ILAB, USDOL
Susan Hayter, Lead Researcher, Social Dialogue Report 2022: Collective bargaining for an inclusive, sustainable, and resilient recovery, ILO
Mark Anner, Professor, Director of the Center for Global Workers’ Rights, Penn State University
Parallel Session 10.1: Interlinkages Between Decent Work and Social Protection
Location: Room XI (R2 south)
Chair: Florence Bonnet

Government-to-People Cooperation: Co-producing Social Protection Infrastructure for Indonesian Labourers in Malaysia

Pamungkas A. Dewanto

Extended Protection Responsibility? Informal Workers Organizations’ Creative Leveraging of Regulation to Negotiate Access to Decent Work and Social Protection Beyond the State and Formal Employment

Florian Juergens-Grant, Laura Alfers

The Metro Manila Council Resolutions that Transgress the Constitutional Right of Street Vendors: The Need for a Legislative Reform in Street Vending

Emily Christi Armayan Cabegin

Parallel Session 10.2: Migrant Workers
Location: Room III (R3 south)
Chair: Fabiola Mieres

Promised Land: Foreign Workers' Experiences in the Quebec Food Processing Industry

Blandine Emilien

Walking a Tightrope? Progress and Barriers in Freedom of Association Rights for Migrant Workers

Rachel Ruth Alexander, Fabiola Mieres

Parallel Session 10.3: Social Protection in Times of Crisis (III)
Location: Room A (R1 temporary building)
Chair: Helmut Schwarzer

Candle in the Wind? Insights from a COVID-19 Emergency Cash Transfer to Informal Sector Workers in Sierra Leone

Samik Adhikari, Suneha Seetahul

Rethinking the Decent Work-Social Protection Nexus: Lessons Learned from the Covid-19 Pandemic in Cambodia’s Garment Sector

Sabina Lawreniuk, Katherine Brickell, Lauren McCarthy

Parallel Session 10.4
Parallel Session 10.5: Innovation in Strategies and Research: Examples from Platform Work and Informal Work
Location: Room II (R3 south)
Chair: Halefom Hailu Abraha

Social Protection for Platform Workers in the European Union

Olga Chesalina

Fair Work for Platform Workers: Innovative Strategies

Sandy Fredman, Darcy du Toit, Alessio Bertolini, Jonas C L Valente, Mark Graham

Data Mining and Machine Learning: A Cutting-Edge Approach to Address Informal Work

Ada Huibregtse, Eleni Alogogianni

Parallel Session 10.6: Special Session on Decent Work for Sex Workers
Location: Room V (R3 south)

Towards Decent Work for Sex Workers

Chair(s): Karin Astrid Siegmann

Discussant(s): Thierry Schaffauser


Presentations of the Special Session


From Precarity to Hyper-precarity: Effects of Third Party and Workplace Criminalisation on Sex Workers

Lilith Brouwers


Sex Workers’ Everyday Security in the Netherlands and the Impact of COVID-19

María Inés Cubides Kovacsics, Wáleri Santos, Karin Astrid Siegmann


Testing the Employment Status of Online Pornography in Times of Crisis: Adult Content Creators as Workers

Rebecca Rose Nocella


Building Blocks for a Sex Worker Exploitation Index

Marjan Wijers, Ine Vanwesenbeeck

Parallel Session 10.7: Work and Well-being in the Informal Economy
Location: Cinema room (R2 south)
Chair: Simel Esim

Promoting Sustainable Development and Decent Work in Africa’s Informal Economy Through the Social and Solidarity Economy: Introducing a Conceptual Model and New Tool for Policy and Practice

Jürgen Schwettmann, Michael Bull, Helen Wadham

Women Social Sellers in Nigeria: Training, Safety and Redress

Savita Bailur, Olayinka David-West

☕ Coffee break
Location: ILO Restaurant (R2 north)
Plenary 3: Addressing the Interlinked Crises and the World of Work
Location: Room A (R1 temporary building)
Sangheon Lee, ILO

Eddie Webster, University of Witwatersrand
Richard Kozul-Wright, UNCTAD
Shahra Razavi, ILO
Daniel Kostzer, ITUC
Akustina Morni, IOE
Closing Ceremony and Award of RDW Prize
Location: Room A (R1 temporary building)
Chair: Sangheon Lee

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