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Zimbabwe: Include informal sector on safety data, NSSA urged

Submitted by monitor on Wed, 10/11/2017 - 14:26

The Herald (05.10.2017) Government has urged the National Social Security Authority (NSSA) to include the informal sector when gathering data on occupational health and safety. Speaking at the official opening of the NSSA National Conference on Safety and Health at Work in Harare yesterday, Public Service, Labour and Social Welfare Minister Prisca Mupfumira said the informal sector needed to be included in all programmes as they contributed significantly to the country’s economy.

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zimbabwe
Topics
Occupational accidents and diseases

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Suisse: Les syndicats veulent encadrer la numérisation du monde du travail

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

RTS (02.10.2017) Avec la numérisation de la société, la moitié des emplois actuels pourrait disparaître d'ici vingt ans, selon une étude de l'Université d'Oxford. L’USS demande que les travailleurs bénéficient davantage des progrès de la numérisation du travail.

Regions / Country
switzerland
Topics
Employment
Employment of young workers

[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.

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Extension of coverage

[Blog] France: Macronisme, l’ubérisation de la protection sociale et l’Etat plateforme

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

Le Club de Mediapart (01.10.2017) Macronisme, l’ubérisation de la protection sociale et l’Etat plateforme : Les dessous d’une disruption à la française. Analyse proposée par Matthieu Montalban, membre du comité d'animation des Économistes atterrés.

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france
Topics
Employment
Social Policies & Programmes

Youth and Employment in North Africa: YENA Conference 2017: The Future on Youth and Employment in North Africa

Submitted by monitor on Fri, 09/29/2017 - 11:52

ILO (27.09.2017) The International Labour Organization (ILO) will host a High-Level Conference on Youth and Employment in North Africa with participants from Algeria, Egypt, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, Sudan and Tunisia, as well as development partners and major stakeholders to agree on a five-year plan of action and roadmap to enhance youth employability in the sub-region.

Regions / Country
Africa
Topics
Employment of young workers

Colombia: La Asociación Nacional de Instituciones Financieras (Anif) propone ampliar la edad de pensión en 5 años

Submitted by monitor on Fri, 09/29/2017 - 11:52

portafolio (28.09.2017) Para evitar activar una ‘bomba fiscal’ que resultaría de aplicar los exagerados y regresivos subsidios pensionales hoy vigentes, la Asociación Nacional de Instituciones Financieras (Anif) propone en un estudio una reforma estructural al sistema pensional, que incluye ampliar la edad de pensión en 5 años.

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colombia
Topics
Pensions

Suisse: Primes maladie: les politiques impuissants, les assurés résignés

Submitted by monitor on Fri, 09/29/2017 - 11:52

Le Temps (28.09.2017) En début d'après-midi, l'administration fédérale dévoilera le montant exact des hausses de primes. Face à la spirale des coûts de la santé, le PDC, le PS et certains cantons dont Genève et Vaud bougent. En partant dans des directions très diverses

Regions / Country
switzerland
Topics
Financing
Health

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¿Los millennials ven a los robots como una amenaza para sus empleos o profesiones?

Submitted by monitor on Wed, 09/27/2017 - 09:45

Merca20 (26.09.2017) El tema de la presencia de los robots y bots en la industria reporta un crecimiento importante desde hace varios años, sectores como el automotriz, farmacéutico, manufacturero, el de seguridad, incluso los hemos visto en periodismo y publicidad. Esto ha hecho surgir la pregunta si en algún momento sustituiría a los humanos.

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Employment of young workers
The technological transition
Old_Global Challenges
Digital Economy Topical Cluster
Labour market
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