Working times and teleworking

WORKING TIMES AND TELEWORKING

Working times and teleworking

The course is available in English
Introduction to the course

Recently, the global economic and financial crisis has had a profound impact on working time. At the height of the crisis, work sharing - a reduction of working time to spread a reduced volume of work over the same (or similar) number of workers to avoid layoffs - was widely used as a job preservation measure. Following the crisis, the working time challenges have shifted: from focusing mainly on preserving jobs to an increasing focus on job quality issues - many of which are closely linked to working time, such as an expansion in jobs with short and often highly variable hours.

Learning objectives
  • Familiarize with the concept of decent working time and the 5 guiding principles 
  • Getting to know the working time-related topics covered by the Internationa Labour Standards
  • Being able to design and implement WTAs collaboratively
  • Understand what are other forms of work arrangements and how to use them regularly or in a crisis response

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This free course is available on eCampus, the ITCILO's online learning platform.