Friday, May 7, 2021
US employees are concerned about safety, others have caregiving responsibilities and some are using their job loss as an opportunity to find other work.
Thursday, April 29, 2021
After over a year since the outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic, efforts to address existing and new social security coverage gaps due to extensive labour market disruptions continue to be at the forefront of governments’ agendas to minimize the negative...
Thursday, April 15, 2021
Morocco’s plan to generalize social protection and safety nets is on track. Concrete measures, spurred by King Mohammed VI, have been taken to strengthen welfare with the aim of achieving social justice and promoting the health offer.
Wednesday, April 7, 2021
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The coronavirus pandemic has hit the developing world’s informal economy hard. Existing on the margins, with no...
Africa, Rwanda, America, Costa Rica, Asia, China, Europe, Netherlands
Tuesday, March 30, 2021
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The COVID-19 crisis has led to massive job losses and labor market disruption in developing countries. ...
Tuesday, March 30, 2021
The number of people in Ireland claiming temporary coronavirus-related jobless benefits fell slightly for the seventh straight week, following a sharp rise after the reintroduction of strict COVID-19 curbs in late December, data showed on Tuesday.
Thursday, March 18, 2021
South Korea’s unemployment allowance payment hit a five-month high in February, surpassing 1 trillion won (US$884 million) again.
Tuesday, March 16, 2021
Resident employment levels may have rebounded to slightly above pre-Covid-19 levels, but economists warned that hiring sentiment among firms remains weak, and some jobs taken up last year are temporary and heavily subsidised by the Government.
Monday, January 25, 2021
Rwanda’s President Paul Kagame on Monday welcomed the proposed establishment of a global social protection fund, saying it will build resilience among societies to help them navigate the economic impact of future pandemics.
Thursday, January 21, 2021
Nearly 3 million Americans stopped receiving unemployment benefits through two temporary programs the week after Christmas. Congress and former President Donald Trump delayed issuing $900 billion in Covid relief, causing a gap in aid for workers...