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Denmark: Approval of Early Pension

Submitted by mmarquez on Mon, 02/01/2021 - 11:10

Social Security Admnistration (31.01.2020) On December 21, Denmark's parliament approved a law that will allow citizens and certain other individuals with at least 42 years of employment by age 61 to receive a new means-tested early pension (tidlig pension) up to 3 years before the normal retirement age of 67. Specifically, starting on January 1, 2022, individuals can retire up to 1 year early with 42 years of employment from age 16 to age 61, 2 years early with 43 years of employment, or 3 years early with 44 years of employment.

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denmark
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Old age Pensions
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China to tap elderly population in bid to tackle looming demographic crisis, boost economy

Submitted by pmassetti on Fri, 12/11/2020 - 12:14

South China Morning Post (29.11.2020) China is planning policies to boost the economic contribution of its elderly citizens, including improving their use of technology In 2019, 12.6 per cent of China’s population was aged 65 or above and that group will hit 300 million by 2025, official data shows

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china
Global challenges
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US: Colorado votes to establish paid family leave

Submitted by pmassetti on Mon, 11/09/2020 - 16:59

yahoo.com (04.11.2020) The policy will go into effect in 2024 and will give workers 12 weeks of paid leave that will be funded through a payroll tax. An additional 4 weeks of leave would be available to parents who experience pregnancy or childbirth complications. An estimated 2.6 million Colorado workers will have access to leave, according to the campaign’s website. Self-employed workers will be eligible, too. Workers will get up to 90% of their pay during their leave, up to the maximum weekly benefit of $1,100 that will be adjusted based on the state average weekly wage.

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United States
Topics
Family benefits

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Korean health insurance system to be promoted through World Bank

Submitted by mmarquez on Thu, 08/27/2020 - 15:46

 Korea Biomedical Review (19.06.2020) The National Health Insurance Service (NHIS) said it would team up with the World Bank to create online content for learning Korea’s experience of running the national health insurance system. At the request of the World Bank, the NIHS has signed a memorandum of understanding with the bank to make the online learning contents about the excellence of the nation’s healthcare coverage and the NIHS’ operation experience, the NIHS said.

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korea, Republic of
Global challenges
Topics
Health promotion
Health Insurance
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Canda: Not enough done to protect migrant farm workers

Submitted by mmarquez on Wed, 06/17/2020 - 11:08

The Globe and Mail (16.06.2020) Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said it is time to find ways to better protect migrant farm workers who are essential to Canada’s food system but have been hard hit by the pandemic because of overcrowded housing, unsafe working conditions and precarious immigration status. At his daily briefing Tuesday, Mr. Trudeau said he has personally reassured Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador that Ottawa is working to contain outbreaks at Canadian farms, where hundreds of migrant workers have tested positive for COVID-19.

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canada
Topics
Migration
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India: Coronavirus pandemic underscores necessity to prioritise needs of poor via technology, says India at UN

Submitted by pmassetti on Tue, 06/09/2020 - 17:11

businesstoday.in (05.06.2020) "Prioritising the needs of the poor and vulnerable will have to receive the highest priority with respect to digital initiatives," India's Permanent Representative to the UN Ambassador T S Tirumurti said.

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india
Topics
ICT
Digital Economy Topical Cluster
Service delivery
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La justice française saisit 3 millions d'euros à Deliveroo pour travail dissimulé - L'Express

Submitted by gfilhon on Mon, 03/16/2020 - 19:08

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.

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france
Topics
Employment
Employment policies
Employment of young workers
Error evasion and fraud
Digital Economy Topical Cluster
Digital Platforms
Labour market
Digital Economy Observatory : Only Tags
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Oficial: el aislamiento o contagio por coronavirus será accidente laboral en autónomos | Autónomos | Cinco Días

Submitted by rruggia on Fri, 03/13/2020 - 08:13

El aislamiento o contagio derivado del coronavirus será considerado accidente laboral para el autónomo, tras la publicación del Real Decreto-ley 6/2020 de 10 de marzo, que incluye medidas urgentes en el ámbito económico y para la protección de la salud pública.

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spain
Global challenges
Topics
Occupational accidents and diseases
Shocks & extreme events
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