- Transnational worker
- Young employment
- Formalization / Des-formalization
Digital Economy: 10 ways to a brighter future of work in the digital economy
ilo.org (01.10.2020) Based on findings from seven countries (Canada, China, Germany, India, Indonesia, Singapore and Thailand), the ILO has outlined 10 possible policy responses to inform dialogue among governments, employers’ and workers’ organizations to advance decent work opportunities for more women and men in the digital economy
Going Viral : COVID-19 and the Accelerated Transformation of Jobs in Latin America and the Caribbean
worldbank.org (28.09.2020) The economic impact of COVID-19 is unprecedented in size and scope. It has quickly evolved from a health emergency into an employment crisis. It also has far-reaching implications for workers beyond the immediate employment effects, as it most likely has accelerated the transformation process of jobs that had already started in the region and the world.
Corona | Tools for small and medium-sized enterprises
This website of the Special Commission on Prevention presents international examples in 5 languages for small and medium sized enterprises in almost all areas of occupational safety and health. A new topical cluster on Corona has now been set up to support small and medium-sized companies on how to adress the COVID-19 at the workplace.
India: Epidemic Diseases (Amendment) Ordinance, 2020 Receives Presidential Assent - Coronavirus (COVID-19) - India
In wake of the COVID-19 crisis and nationwide lockdown, India has been grappling with unprecedented challenges that range from maintaining law and order, access to medical facilities, food, social security to availability of medical facilities. The newest hurdle to have joined this bandwagon has been a systematic increase in incidents of attacks and harassment of its nurses, doctors and other medical personnel. Fueled by paranoia and fear in an increasingly trying time, these ill-informed attacks seem to target medical professional who are feared to be carrying and spreading the diseases.
India: Government fast tracks plan to provide social security for gig workers
The Economic Times (20.004.2020) The government has fast-tracked its plan to provide social security for gig economy workers and those in the unorganised sectors, anticipating a significant increase in their numbers as unemployment soars due to the Covid-19 crisis.
La justice française saisit 3 millions d'euros à Deliveroo pour travail dissimulé - L'Express
Une enquête vise la plateforme de livraison de repas, soupçonnée d'exécution de travail dissimulé à l'encontre de plusieurs personnes et de recours abusif à des CDD.
Philippines: Lawmakers call for passage of 'gig economy' measures
businessmirror.com.ph (13.02.2020) AS the country’s so-called gig economy industry continues to rise, lawmakers are pushing for measures to protect freelance workers by establishing a basic regulatory framework to enable them to anticipate challenges ahead.
Why the number of self-employed people in Germany is rising
The Local (30.01.2020) Companies are increasingly outsourcing services, and as a result the number of self-employed workers in Germany has risen sharply. Many are learning that working one job is just not enough.
Impulsan medidas de protección social para el trabajo freelance
iproup (17.09.2019) A partir de la aceleración del cambio tecnológico, la globalización y los cambios culturales, la norma parece girar alrededor de trabajadores que mantienen más cantidad de trabajos por períodos más cortos, muchas veces con intermitencias y modalidades diferentes de contratación.