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Digital labour platforms in the EU european union

CEPS (14.06.2021) Digitalisation is not only changing the nature of jobs, workplaces and skills development, but also the way work is allocated. Digital labour platforms (DLPs) are driving innovation in the allocation of work. Check out the latest landscape, trends, and impact on working…

Published_SS_Monitor, Published_DIGITAL_Eco_Obs_MONITOR https://www.ceps.eu/ceps-publications/digital-labour-platforms-in-the-eu/?mc_ci… pmassetti
Biden administration can't stop state exits from unemployment programs United States

The Labor Department determined it doesn’t have the legal authority to stop states from opting out of federal unemployment programs early, according to an agency official. The programs have offered unemployment benefits to millions of people since the early days of the Covid pandemic. The…

Unemployment covid19 Published_SS_Monitor_covid19, Published_SS_Monitor https://www.cnbc.com/2021/06/09/biden-administration-cant-stop-state-exits-from… pmassetti
Growing old in Europe: two new reports shed light on long-term care and pensions across the EU european union

European Commission (14.06.2021) On 14 June 2021, the Council of the EU endorsed the key conclusions of the 2021 reports on long-term care and on pension adequacy, that illustrate the situation of older people in the EU. The two reports analyse the situation of older people in the EU, looking…

Published_SS_Monitor https://ec.europa.eu/social/main.jsp?langId=en&amp%3BcatId=89&amp%3BnewsId=1002… pmassetti
Govt looks to widen social protection, use single database malaysia

Free Malaysia Today (FMT) (08.06.2021) Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin says the government is looking to bolster the country’s social safety net programme with a definitive database. Muhyiddin said that he chaired a Malaysian Social Protection Council (MySPC) meeting via video conferencing today…

Data management covid19 Published_SS_Monitor_covid19, Published_SS_Monitor https://www.freemalaysiatoday.com/category/nation/2021/06/08/govt-looks-to-wide… pmassetti
Brazil to extend emergency cash transfers to poor for 2 months brazil

Reuters - Brazil’s government plans to extend an emergency cash transfer program to relieve poor families during the coronavirus pandemic for another two months, a government official with knowledge of the matter told Reuters on Monday. The 250 reais-per-month handout, to be financed with an…

Brazil’s government plans to extend an emergency cash transfer program to relieve poor families during the coronavirus pandemic for another two months, a government official with knowledge of the matter told Reuters on Monday. The 250 reais-per-month handout, to be financed with an extraordinary…

Cash transfers Published Measures summary https://www.reuters.com/article/health-coronavirus-brazil-cash/brazil-to-extend… pmassetti
Bangladesh expands social protection plan to shake off pandemic effects bangladesh

bdnews24.com (03.06.2021) Bangladesh has expanded its social safety net programmes by increasing the budgetary allocation by 12.5 percent in the fiscal year 2021-22 as part of the efforts to alleviate the plight of lower-income and vulnerable groups which have been hit hardest by the ongoing…

covid19 Published_SS_Monitor_covid19, Published_SS_Monitor https://bdnews24.com/budget2021-22/2021/06/03/bangladesh-expands-social-protect… pmassetti
Brazil: Auxílio Emergencial 2021 brazil

31.03.2021 (caixa.gov.br)

The Emergency Assistance 2021 is paid to recipients of Emergency Aid 2020. The benefit amount varies according to the composition of the family: If the family consists of only one person, the benefit is R$ 150.00 per month; If the family consists of more than…

The Emergency Assistance 2021 is paid to recipients of Emergency Aid 2020. The benefit amount varies according to the composition of the family: If the family consists of only one person, the benefit is R$ 150.00 per month; If the family consists of more than one person, the benefit is R$ 250.00…

O que é

O Auxílio Emergencial 2021 é um benefício financeiro concedido pelo Governo Federal destinado às pessoas que receberam Auxílio Emergencial e Auxílio Emergencial Extensão, e que atendiam aos critérios dos Programas em dezembro de 2020, e tem por objetivo fornecer proteção emergen

Social assistance, Cash transfers, Covid-19 covid19, Emergency grants Published Measures summary https://www.caixa.gov.br/auxilio/auxilio2021/Paginas/default.aspx cambrosio
Uncertainty in big data analytics: survey, opportunities, and challenges | Journal of Big Data | Full Text

Big data analytics has gained wide attention from both academia and industry as the demand for understanding trends in massive datasets increases. Recent developments in sensor networks, cyber-physical systems, and the ubiquity of the Internet of Things (IoT) have increased the collection of…

Data Analytics, Data management big data, data quality https://journalofbigdata.springeropen.com/articles/10.1186/s40537-019-0206-3 rruggia
Asia and Africa find ways to plug COVID health gaps

World Economic Forum (27.05.2021) Innovative solutions have been developed across Africa and Asia to deal with the increasing demand for health workers and services due to COVID-19. These include the use of drones, solar-powered freezers and utilizing Pakistan's unemployed doctors. In a pandemic…

covid19 Published_SS_Monitor_covid19, Published_SS_Monitor https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2021/05/asian-african-entrepreneurs-covid19-heal… pmassetti
Italy: Extension of the layoff ban italy

diritto.it (07.04.2021)

The ban on layoffs is extended until 30 June 2021 for workers in companies covered by ordinary CIG (CIGO) and extraordinary CIG (CIGS)(mainly industry and agriculture). 

The ban on layoffs is extended until 30 June 2021 for workers in companies covered by ordinary CIG (CIGO) and extraordinary CIG (CIGS)(mainly industry and agriculture). The ban on redundancies is…

Employment, Covid-19 covid19 Published Measures summary https://www.diritto.it/coronavirus-e-blocco-licenziamenti-previsto-per-legge/ cambrosio
Italy: Indennità COVID, a new lump-sum for seasonal workers italy

 

A new lump-sum of 2,400 euros for seasonal workers in tourism, spas or other sectors, entertainment, self-employed persons, temporary workers and other atypical workers was introduced in April by the Sostegni Decree. The payment of a reduced benefit (1,600 euros) has been extended…

A new lump-sum of 2,400 euros for seasonal workers in tourism, spas or other sectors, entertainment, self-employed persons, temporary workers and other atypical workers was introduced in April by the Sostegni Decree. The payment of a reduced benefit (1,600 euros) has been extended until July…

Il decreto Sostegni, nel solco dei precedenti decreti a supporto dei lavoratori in difficoltà, ha messo a disposizione ulteriori misure di sostegno al reddito.

Indennità Covid-19: le categorie

Il 

Social assistance, Cash transfers, Covid-19 covid19, Emergency grants Published Measures summary https://www.inps.it/inps-comunica/coronavirus-le-misure-dellinps/decreto-sosteg… cambrosio
Turkey: Extension of regulation barring layoffs turkey

aa.com.tr (26.05.2021)

The Turkish government's Pandemic Social Support Program has provided relief for more than 6 million people, Minister of Family and Social Services Derya Yanık said. The program covers everything from cash aid to the distribution of free food across the country,…

The regulation barring layoffs during the pandemic would be extended for another three months.

ANKARA

The Turkish state helped millions of families through social assistance programs and offered financial support worth billions of dollars during the COVID-19 outbreak, a top government official said on Wednesday.

The government launched the Social Protection

Social assistance, Cash transfers, Covid-19 covid19 Published Measures summary https://www.aa.com.tr/en/latest-on-coronavirus-outbreak/turkish-social-aid-prog… cambrosio
Peru: Temporary disability allowance is authorized for COVID-19 patients in 2021 peru

- Lexology (24 May 2021) On 31 March, Emergency Decree No. 034-2021 was published in an extraordinary edition, through which the Social Health Insurance (ESSALUD) has been authorized to pay the 'Economic Benefit of Emergency Social Protection in the face of the COVID-19 Coronavirus Pandemic' and…

On 31 March, Emergency Decree No. 034-2021 was published in an extraordinary edition, through which the Social Health Insurance (ESSALUD) has been authorized to pay the 'Economic Benefit of Emergency Social Protection in the face of the COVID-19 Coronavirus Pandemic' and the 'Temporary…

Published Measures summary https://www.lexology.com/library/detail.aspx?g=23fe88af-0b45-490f-9c83-a207d857… pmassetti
Social Protection and State–Society Relations in Environments of Low and Uneven State Capacity

Grounded in social-contractual ideas about relationships between the governed and those who govern, the provision of social benefits to citizens has historically been predicated on expectations of acquiescence to state authority. However, the rapid expansion of noncontributory social assistance…

https://www.annualreviews.org/doi/pdf/10.1146/annurev-polisci-041719-101929 pmassetti
Drivers of Timely and Large-Scale Cash Responses to COVID-19: what does the data say?

socialprotection.org (2021) This note compares the experiences of 53 low- and middle-income countries to identify drivers of timely and large-scale government social assistance responses to COVID-19. The analysis covers cash responses only and focuses on the capacity of the social protection…

Cash transfers covid19 Published_SS_Monitor_covid19 https://socialprotection.org/discover/publications/space-drivers-timely-and-lar… pmassetti
China Promotes Private Retirement Savings to Shore Up Strained Pension System china

caixinglobal.com (17.05.2021) China will soon launch a new pilot program for private pension funds as part of efforts to overhaul its strained system for retirement savings.

Pensions Published_SS_Monitor https://www.caixinglobal.com/2021-05-17/china-promotes-private-retirement-savin… pmassetti
Australia Considers Paying Pensions on Parental Leave Program australia

bloomberg.com (14.05.2021) Australia could chip into the pension funds of eligible workers who take up its 18 weeks of paid parental leave, just not yet, amid criticism the government isn’t doing enough to ensure women are financially secure in retirement.

Family benefits, Pensions Published_SS_Monitor https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2021-05-14/australia-considers-paying-p… pmassetti
Indonesia’s New Unemployment Benefit Program Under The Omnibus Law

Indonesia’s GR 37/2021 introduces the country’s first ever unemployment benefit program, which provides cash stipends and training to the unemployed. To be eligible, participants must have participated in the government’s social security programs the Social Security Administrator for Health (…

https://www.aseanbriefing.com/news/indonesias-omnibus-law-the-new-unemployment-… pmassetti
Extending COVID-related reforms to conditional cash transfers could improve the life chances of young people in Colombia colombia

lse.ac.uk (10.05.2021) Like other low- and middle-income countries, Colombia introduced changes to its cash transfer programmes so as to mitigate the impact of the COVID-19 crisis. But without extending and carefully redesigning these programmes, many families and young people will face a…

Family benefits covid19, youth employment Published_SS_Monitor_covid19, Published_SS_Monitor https://blogs.lse.ac.uk/latamcaribbean/2021/05/10/extending-covid-related-refor… pmassetti
Porto Social Summit: all partners commit to 2030 social targets european union

ec.europa.eu (07.05.2021) Partners have signed up to the three 2030 headline targets set in the Commission’s European Pillar of Social Rights Action Plan in a joint Porto Social Commitment.

Social Policies & Programmes Published_SS_Monitor https://ec.europa.eu/social/main.jsp?langId=en&amp%3BcatId=89&amp%3BfurtherNews… pmassetti
Europe - Employment : Six new inspiring national practices published by the PES Network european union

ec.europa.eu (10.05.2021) The PES Network has added a fresh selection of six national initiatives developed by Public Employment Services (PES) in Europe to the PES Practices database. Take a moment to check out the latest inspiring examples!

Employment Published_SS_Monitor https://ec.europa.eu/social/main.jsp?langId=en&amp%3BcatId=89&amp%3BnewsId=1000… pmassetti
Multi-tiered Social Security for Universal Coverage – A focus on Families in Viet Nam vietnam

ilo.org (20.05,2021) This policy brief introduces the multi-tiered social security systems to enable universal coverage with a focus on families. A coherent and well-designed family support system within the emerging social security system is truly rights-based, fair and equitable proposal; it…

Family benefits Universal Social Protection Published_SS_Monitor https://www.ilo.org/hanoi/Whatwedo/Publications/WCMS_781651/lang--en/index.htm pmassetti
Serbia: to offer cash to those who get Covid-19 vaccine serbia

06.05.2021 (reuters.com)

An allowance of 3,000 dinars (25 euros, $30) will be paid to each citizen who gets a Covid jab before the end of May, in what could be the world's first cash-for-jabs scheme.

An allowance of 3,000 dinars (25 euros, $30) will be paid to each citizen who gets a Covid jab before the end of May, in what could be the world's first cash-for-jabs scheme.

Social assistance, Cash transfers, Conditional Cash Transfers, Covid-19 covid19, Emergency grants Published Measures summary https://www.reuters.com/world/europe/serbians-queue-get-covid-19-vaccine-with-i… cambrosio
Almost half of Swiss workers choose early retirement switzerland

pensionpolicyinternational.com (06.05.2021) The Federal Statistical Office (FSO) reported External linkthat in 2019 between 40-50% of people started receiving their pension from their so-called second pillar before the legal retirement age – 65 for men and 64 for women

Pensions Published_SS_Monitor https://www.pensionpolicyinternational.com/almost-half-of-swiss-workers-choose-… pmassetti
The Gendered Impacts of COVID-19 on Labor Markets in Latin America and the Caribbean latin america

worldbank.org (05.05.2021) Progress in Latin America and the Caribbean over the last three decades has increased gender equality, notably in employment. With the onset of the COVID-19 crisis, however, necessary public health measures have put these gains in jeopardy. Throughout the pandemic thus…

Gender Inequalities Published_SS_Monitor https://www.worldbank.org/en/results/2021/05/05/the-gendered-impacts-of-covid-1… pmassetti