It was already projected that Social Security would begin to tap its trust fund to pay for benefits starting in 2020. That was before the coronavirus. How will a recession impact the funding of future Social Security benefits? The...

سيصرف صندوق تدبير جائحة كورونا الإعانات المالية بالنسبة للملفات المقبولة بالنسبة للقطاع غير المهيكل ابتداء من يوم الخميس 23 ابريل.

O combate eficiente à pobreza no Brasil precisa passar por um fortalecimento do Bolsa Família. Os comentários fazem parte de uma primeira versão de um levantamento que a OCDE preparou sobre a situação brasileira - OECD Economic...

Governments, together with social partners and other stakeholders, should use the COVID-19 crisis  as a wake-up call to strengthen their social protection systems, says the International Labour Organization.

The International Labour Organization (ILO) has said on Wednesday that as many as 1.6 billion workers in the informal economy, nearly half of the global workforce, are prone to losing their livelihoods due to the continued sharp...

The CARES Act was intended to provide emergency payments as quickly as possible. Yet over a month after the bill became law, those emergency payments are not yet all out the door.

The Ministry of Labour, Immigration and Population will provide social security benefits for workers of the registered factories and workshops which are temporarily closed for inspection amid the Covid-19 outbreak, state-run media...

African countries have responded swiftly to the threat of COVID-19 by implementing various measures to contain its spread. Most of the continent is in lockdown or under curfew, or a combination of both.

Unfortunately, these measures have...

El Servicio de Impuestos Internos autorizó a la Tesorería General de la República la devolución anticipada de excedentes de Impuesto a la Renta para 520.252 personas y Mipymes que presentaron su declaración entre el 11 y el 19 de...

El artículo analiza la efectividad y pertinencia de las medidas dictadas por el gobierno Peruano para proteger a los hogares en el marco en el marco de la respuesta al Covid-19 y presenta algunas ideas para garantizar la entrega de...

The President of South Africa announced on 21 April a new emergency Covid-19 grant to be paid to millions of South Africans. In a new article, we set out how this can be implemented, learning from the experience of neighbouring...

La pandemia de la covid-19 representa una emergencia sanitaria, económica y social de una magnitud sin precedentes, y que implicará una desaceleración dramática del nivel de actividad económica y de los ingresos de las familias en América Latina y el...