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Safe Work Australia releases an updated list of work-related diseases to help people with prevention and compensation of occupational diseases australia

Ibtimes (01.09.2015) Safe Work Australia has released an updated list of occupational diseases and other work-related exposures, such as Legionnaire’s disease, chronic obstructive lung disease and asthma.

Occupational accidents and diseases published http://www.ibtimes.com.au/safe-work-australia-releases-updated-list-work-relate… monitor
Eurozone unemployment lowest for three years european union

EurActiv (07.09.2015) Unemployment in the eurozone fell to its lowest level for three and a half years in July, raising hopes that economic recovery in the single currency area is taking hold, official data showed on Tuesday.

Unemployment megatrends, published http://www.euractiv.com/sections/social-europe-jobs/eurozone-unemployment-lowes… monitor
UK: Budget changes to hit single parents hardest, research reveals

The Guardian (07.09.2015) Single parents on low incomes face declining living standards over the next five years even if they work full time, as benefits cuts announced in the budget more than offset the introduction of George Osborne’s “national living wage”, according to new research.

Financing, Inequalities megatrends, poverty, published https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2015/sep/07/budget-changes-to-hit-single-pa… monitor
[Report] Would you lose weight if we paid you?

Wold Bank| Let's Talk Development (31.08.2015) If you were given a small reward every time you worked out, would you be more inclined to stick to a permanent exercise regimen? How much would that incentive have to be? Would regular exercise be beneficial for your health and ultimately to…

Health http://blogs.worldbank.org/developmenttalk/would-you-lose-weight-if-we-paid-you… monitor
Costa Rica; Nueva reforma de pensiones se conocerá hasta 2017

La Republica NET (04.09.2015) Si aumentarán las cuotas obrero patronales o la edad para pensionarse, son temas que se conocerán hasta el 2017, de momento solo habrá medidas paliativas.

Pensions, Social policies & programmes managing reforms, published https://www.larepublica.net/app/cms/www/index.php?pk_articulo=533332588 monitor
Honduras_ Hoy entra en vigor la nueva Ley de Protección Social

La Prensa (03.09.2015) Hoy entra en vigor la nueva Ley Marco de Protección Social que asegura al menos el 50% de las prestaciones de los nuevos trabajadores y ampliará la red de cobertura y servicios médicos que ofrece actualmente el Instituto Hondureño de Seguridad Social (IHSS).

Social policies & programmes managing reforms, published https://www.google.com/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=1&ved=0CB0QFjAAah… monitor
France: Le compte pénibilité est simplifié france

Les Echos (03.09.2015) Le compte pénibilité simplifié Le compte pénibilité est simplifié 1 / 1 Précédent Suivant Comme annoncé en mai dernier, diverses mesures ont été adoptées afin de simplifier et de sécuriser l’application du compte pénibilité.

Occupational accidents and diseases, Disability published http://business.lesechos.fr/entrepreneurs/ressources-humaines/6449304-le-compte… monitor
Luxembourg: Pensions - des réserves au moins jusqu’en 2040 luxembourg

L'essentiel Online (01.09.2015) Selon le ministre de la Sécurité sociale, Romain Schneider (LSAP), le système des pensions est viable en l’état pour au moins 30 ans voire plus.

published http://www.lessentiel.lu/fr/news/story/Pensions-des-reserves-au-moins-jusqu-en-… monitor
UK: Jeremy Corbyn says people who do physically demanding jobs should have a lower retirement age

The Independent (03.09.2015) The retirement age for people who do physically demanding work should be lower than for people who work in sedentary professions, a Labour leadership contender has suggested.

Occupational accidents and diseases published http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/politics/people-who-do-physically-demandin… monitor
US: Big Leaps for Parental Leave, if Workers Actually Take It United States

The New York Times (01.09.2015) sSome corners of corporate America have a new message for new parents: Put down that laptop and pick up your baby instead.

Family benefits published http://www.nytimes.com/2015/09/02/upshot/big-leaps-for-parental-leave-if-worker… monitor
Kazakhstan: State Sec partakes in 14th int’l conference ‘Towards ICT standards and common solutions for social security’

ionfrm.kz (02.09.1015) Kazakhstan's Secretary of State Gulshara Abdykalikova took part in the XIV International Conference "Towards ICT standards and common solutions for social security", Kazinform has learnt from Akorda.

issa, published http://www.ionfrm.kz/eng/article/2813872 monitor
Lessons from the steppes: Mongolia's model social insurance system Asia

ilo.org (01.09.2015) As a role model for social insurance systems, Mongolia, with the help of the ILO, shares its efficient single window system for social services with other countries in South East Asia.

Extension of coverage, Social policies & programmes extending coverage, published http://www.ilo.org/global/about-the-ilo/newsroom/features/WCMS_395575/lang--en/… monitor
Suisse: Caisses maladie - Les primes vont augmenter jusqu'à 6% en 2016 switzerland

tdg (01.09.2015) Mauvaise nouvelle sur le front des primes de l'assurance maladie. Selon le comparateur en ligne bonus.ch, qui se fonde sur une première analyse se basant sur 80'000 primes communiquées, la hausse moyenne sera légèrement supérieure à l'an passé et oscillera entre 4…

Health, Financing published http://www.tdg.ch/suisse/primes-augmenter-jusqu-6/story/13458984 monitor
France: Le RSA "socle" augmente de 2% france

La Tribune (01.09.2015) Le ministère avait décidé d'augmenter de 10% sur cinq ans ce revenu minimum destiné aux personnes sans ressources. Il met progressivement en oeuvre sa promesse.

Social assistance poverty, published http://www.latribune.fr/economie/france/le-rsa-socle-augmente-de-2-501797.html monitor
Maroc-Pays-Bas : Les négociations sur la convention de sécurité sociale ont échoué morocco, netherlands

yabiladi.com (01.09.2015) Le Maroc et les Pays-Bas n'arrivent pas à trouver un accord sur la convention de sécurité sociale liant les deux pays. Les Pays-Bas menacent même de supprimer la convention. Mais le Maroc ne compte pas reculer sur les acquis des MRE. Ce qui ravive un différend que…

Governance and administration published http://www.yabiladi.com/articles/details/38583/maroc-pays-bas-negociations-conv… monitor
[Opinion] Bangladesh: Protecting the poorest bangladesh

The Daily Star (31.08.2015) The honourable Prime Minster Sheikh Hasina has promised to eradicate extreme poverty by 2021 and has made remarkable progress towards this goal. Over the past five years, an estimated 10 million people have made the catalytic leap out of extreme poverty and onto the…

Inequalities megatrends, poverty, published http://www.thedailystar.net/op-ed/politics/protect-the-poorest-135082 monitor
Namibian Social Protection System Impresses Zambia's VP namibia

AllAfrica (01.09.2015) The Vice-President of Zambia Inonge Wina has praised Namibia's social protection system, saying that Zambia could learn from its neighbour.

Governance and administration http://allafrica.com/stories/201508311548.html monitor
Polynésie française: Accidents du travail, maladies professionnelles : des ajustements en attendant... france

tahiti-infos (19.08.2015) Alors qu'il existe une branche spécifique du régime des salariés pour prendre en charge le coût des accidents du travail et de la maladie professionnelle, le plus souvent c'est l'assurance maladie qui le finance. Pour la deuxième fois en quatre ans, une…

Occupational accidents and diseases published http://www.tahiti-infos.com/Accidents-du-travail-maladies-professionnelles-des-… monitor
Côte d'Ivoire: L’extension de la protection sociale va constituer "un élément fort" de la lutte contre la pauvreté (DG CNPS) côte d'ivoire

abidjan.net (29.08.2015) Le directeur général de la Caisse nationale de prévoyance sociale (CNPS), Charles Kouassi, estime que sa structure joue un rôle central dans la lutte contre la pauvreté car "l’extension de la protection sociale va constituer un élément fort" dans cette bataille…

Extension of coverage, Social assistance, Social policies & programmes, Inequalities extending coverage, published http://news.abidjan.net/h/562550.html monitor
Smiling Brazil initiative sets example to other nations to eliminate healthcare disparities brazil

news-medical.net (28.08.2015) Today, the International and American Associations for Dental Research (IADR/AADR) published a Discovery! article titled "10 Years of a National Oral Health Policy in Brazil: Innovation, Boldness and Numerous Challenges." In it, authors Gilberto Alfredo…

Health published http://www.news-medical.net/news/20150828/Smiling-Brazil-initiative-sets-exampl… monitor
En France, tout ira mieux pour les retraites en... 2060 france

Selon le groupe de travail européen sur le vieillissement AWG, le poids des pensions de retraite dans une quarantaine d'années sera de 2,6 points moins lourd qu'aujourd'hui sur le PIB.

Pensions published http://www.lefigaro.fr/retraite/2015/08/27/05004-20150827ARTFIG00001-en-france-… monitor
[Opinion] Paid Parental Leave Is Fueling Sweden's Start-Up Boom

The New Republic (25.08.2015) Each week, Sweden’s national Twitter account allows a different Swede to take over tweeting and tell his or her story. Last week it was Louise Samet, a new mom and an employee of Swedish e-commerce giant Klarna. But unlike Amazon, where women only receive eight…

Family benefits, Parental leave family_gender_society, megatrends, published http://www.newrepublic.com/article/122605/paid-parental-leave-fueling-swedens-s… monitor
[Opinion] Belgique: 'Le tax shift est plus social qu'on ne le croit' belgium

Trends-Tendances.be (21.08.2015) "La réforme fiscale est également une réforme du financement de la sécurité sociale qui est historiquement surtout subsidiée par le travail", estime Marc De Vos, directeur d'Itinera et professeur à l'Université de Gand.

Financing published http://trends.levif.be/economie/politique-economique/le-tax-shift-est-plus-soci… monitor
US: Making Better Use of Data Can Dramatically Improve Service Delivery United States

govtech.com (18.08.2015) Automatic benefits: Can they help the right people get what they need to get out of poverty and reduce administrative costs?

Information and communication technology published http://www.govtech.com/data/Making-Better-Use-of-Data-Can-Dramatically-Improve-… monitor
[Opinion] OECD: Adapting to an ageing population

adjacentgovernment.co.uk (24.08.2015) Francesca Colombo, Head of the Health Division at the OECD speaks to Editor Laura Evans, and sheds light on an ageing population…

Population ageing, Information and communication technology published http://www.adjacentgovernment.co.uk/lg-edition-007/adapting-ageing-population-2… monitor