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About AP-IRNet

The Asia Pacific Industrial Relations Network (AP-IRNet) is an ILO-sponsored Community of Practice (CoP) focusing on industrial and employment relations issues in Asia Pacific. From this platform you can find out about events and news on labour and employment relations, download a wide range of specialist resources on policy, research, and training, share information and experiences and , discuss the development of initiatives to improve regional cooperation.


AP-IRNet covers five technical areas:

  • Collective bargaining
  • Wages
  • Procedures for dispute resolution
  • Social dialogue
  • Labour law application / enforcement

The COP offers five kinds of products:

  • Documentation on good Industrial Relations (IR) practices
  • Training manuals / how-to guides
  • Research papers / Global Wage Report
  • Selected IR articles
  • IR related statistics

We also offer five services:

  • Online help desk
  • Online discussions
  • E-learning courses on IR
  • Regularly updated of IR information
  • Referral services to find IR experts


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The premier gateway for information on Industrial Relations in Asia Pacific.


AP-IRNet's background


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