The latest annual report from the International Trade Union Federation ranks on the worse countries to work in in terms of trade union and labour protection. Topics covered include the right to strike, engage in collective bargaining and civil rights such as the right of free assembly.
Also released recently by the ILO World Employment and Social Outlook: Trends for women 2017 which reviews progress over the last 20 years.
It examines regional and global trends and the barriers women face entering the labour force, finding work and achieving equal pay. Estimates of loss of GDP due to restricted female labour force participation are provided.
For further data on workers wages and conditions see the ILOSTAT database which provides access to datasets and country files covering a range of labour market conditions. Some data is offered from 1945 onwards.
The ILO also provides free access to a number of other useful databases covering labour law and conditions
Labourdoc, the catalogue of the specialist ILO library is useful in providing free bibliographic references to articles and reports covering all aspects of work, employment and labour from the early 20th century to the present day.