Emmanuel Macron is taking aim at French unemployment benefits, sparking the wrath of the country’s labor unions just as...

BLOG: Greater dependency ratios may imply pensions reform - but not that it be unfair. Europe is turning grey. By 2060 over a quarter of the EU’s population will be over 65. Ageing is accelerating as the baby-boom generation retires...

OPINION:  La protección social de todos los dominicanos y residentes, constituye un mandato de la Ley 87-01, y un gran reto que merece un tratamiento especial de las fuerzas vivas del país, y muy particularmente, de los partidos...

Ms Sophoan is a domestic worker from rural poor family who is now living in Phnom Penh. Her earnings from this work represent the main income in her family with three children. However, these earnings stopped when she forced herself...

The B.C. government is implementing a series of changes to its social assistance policies that it says will help break the cycle of poverty. The new rules start July 1 and will allow welfare recipients to keep their vehicles. The...

The provincial government has announced a new social assistance plan that will replace the current Saskatchewan Assistance Program (SAP) and Transitional Employment Allowance (TEA) programs. The new plan, Saskatchewan Income Support...

In a corner of her wooden house, 18-year-old Dam Siv Lean is breast-feeding her three-day-old baby boy. When asked about her treatment at the health center, she smiles and says, “The nurses were nice. Their kind words calmed me down...

Globalization, technology developments, and the world’s economy, among other factors, have changed our day-to-day dynamics and have transformed the way we work. This means that employees must deal...

The United Nations World Food Programme welcomes a €3 million contribution from the Government of Austria in support of over 5,000 households in Chemba district, Sofala province, prioritising vulnerable children, adolescent girls...

BLOG: It’s no secret that companies are reducing the number of employees in their workforce and relying more on workers in the Gig Economy, including independent contractors, consultants, and freelancers. Employees make up only half...

Some of the wealthiest nations in the world provide little or no government-supported maternity or paternity leave for new parents. Paid leave for mothers allows them to focus on their child's development while staying connected to...

By law, all employees who work 24 hours or more per month are entitled to unemployment insurance. But more than 300 000 domestic workers are not registered, meaning they will not be paid out if they lose their jobs. Employers are...