Thursday, April 8, 2021
In the first quarter of 2021, compulsory state social insurance contributions to the Azerbaijani state budget amounted to 895 million manat that's $526 million (107 million manat ($62 million) more than forecasted), Trend reports on April 8 referring to...
Tuesday, March 30, 2021
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The COVID-19 crisis has led to massive job losses and labor market disruption in developing countries. ...
Thursday, March 25, 2021
The national lockdown wrecked livelihoods of people, especially those working in the unorganised sector whose lives are yet to return to normal. “People working as security guards, drivers, and as housekeeping staff have been completely wiped out, as...
Tuesday, March 16, 2021
The Covid-19 crisis, as with so many economic crises, has affected those in more precarious livelihoods more than others. In the U.K. alone there are over 5 million people registered as self-employed, which represents just over 15% of the workforce...
Tuesday, March 9, 2021
From Australia to Egypt, migrants and refugees have been especially hard hit by job losses and economic pain during the coronavirus pandemic, with many struggling to access healthcare and state aid, a survey showed on Tuesday.
Africa, Egypt, Ethiopia, Sudan, America, Colombia, Asia, Philippines, Europe, United Kingdom, Oceania, Australia
Tuesday, February 23, 2021
The Lao Social Security Organization (LSSO) today announced that one-time cash transfers totalling US$ 1.8 million would help mitigate workers’ lost income and support business continuity while reducing employers’ staff turnover costs.
Monday, February 22, 2021
A sum of $81 million has been allocated in the 2021/22 Estimates of Expenditure, currently before the House of Representatives, towards the continuation of the Integrated Support to the Jamaica Social Protection Strategy project.
Monday, February 15, 2021
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As part of the wider economic stimulus packages to respond to the second wave of COVID-19, governments...
Monday, February 8, 2021
“The UK has in place one of the least generous social security systems in the developed world” warns report titled: A Family Stimulus: Supporting children, families and the economy through the pandemic recently released by Institute for Public Policy...
Thursday, February 4, 2021
The Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development has launched government’s National Single Registry for Social Protection. This usher in a new dawn of planning, implementation and monitoring of social protection programmes in the country.