[Report] Extending coverage: Social protection and the informal economy

Submitted by monitor on Thu, 10/05/2017 - 10:38

European Commission (2017) Many of the workers in the formal economy can take certain things for granted: a regular income, health insurance, unemployment benefits if they lose their jobs, and a pension when they retire. Such things are a distant dream for workers in the informal economy, who in many countries make up most of the workforce.