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...
Sunday, February 7, 2021
Economists have long debated whether extensions to unemployment insurance benefit durations help or hinder the labour market. Using US administrative microdata, this column shows that the generosity of unemployment insurance benefits has a positive...
Tuesday, February 2, 2021
The Budget for 2021-22 (April-March) also proposes to launch a portal that would collect relevant information on gig economy workers, including those working in building and construction, among others.
Wednesday, January 13, 2021
The dramatic increase in working from home due to the COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the poor working conditions experienced by many homeworkers who, prior to the crisis, numbered an estimated 260 million people worldwide.
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Friday, January 8, 2021
Those in the informal sector, particularly delivery riders, need better social protection as they are among the hardest hit by the Covid-19 pandemic. DAP’s Charles Santiago laments the plight of these frontliners whom he says have yet to be given the...
Thursday, December 17, 2020
On 3 December 2020, the ISSA Social Security Virtual Summit for the Americas brought together more than 500 administrators, managers and experts in the field from across the region. Under the theme Towards a new normal: Challenges and opportunities, the...
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Monday, December 14, 2020
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The US state of California has voted to keep rideshare and delivery industry workers as independent...
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Thursday, December 10, 2020
A partir de 2021 los autónomos que sean padres podrán disfrutar de 16 semanas de permiso por paternidad. Desde el 1 de enero tendrán el mismo tiempo de prestación que las madres.
Tuesday, December 1, 2020
Home workers in Sindh province are celebrating new social security benefits, after being denied lockdown funding.
Monday, November 30, 2020
The supports to which new mothers - and fathers - are entitled lag far behind the realities of life in 21st century Ireland, writes Elaine Loughlin. Work practices and family life have changed drastically in recent years but maternity leave has...
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