Wednesday, February 15, 2023
When it comes to contributive pension , we can say that it’s one of the rare domains of social welfare where, legally, foreigners are equal to citizens. But there’s a catch: when a foreigner applies for their pension, they have to justify the legality of...
Wednesday, January 12, 2022
“In their ideal world, the platforms, you should say nothing, smile politely, ‘Hello, Sir’, ‘Goodbye’, climb the stairs, deliver, never fall, never have an accident, never complain… Before, we used to be paid €5, now it’s €2.60, you can’t say anything....
Saturday, November 13, 2021
A signature event, held on November 10 at the Embassy of the Czech Republic in Georgia, marked the beginning of an EU-project “Strengthening Social Protection in Georgia”, which is going to be implemented by Expertise France, the Czech Development Agency...
Asia, Georgia, Europe, Czechia, France
Friday, June 18, 2021
The rapid growth in food poverty since the start of the pandemic has focused the minds of local elected officials on “the best way to support both farmers who are in difficulty due to the closure of collective catering facilities and poor families, whose...
America, Antigua and Barbuda, Europe, France
Wednesday, May 26, 2021
Wales has become the latest country to explore the idea of a universal basic income, which gives every adult a fixed amount of money, regardless of their employment status. Announcing plans for a pilot scheme was a bold move by the first...
Africa, Kenya, America, Canada, United States, Asia, South Korea, Europe, Finland, France, Germany, Italy, Poland, Portugal, Spain, United Kingdom
Friday, May 7, 2021
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Many OECD countries have unemployment and minimum-income benefits for young people in place. However, in 9...
Europe, France, Italy, Spain
Friday, April 30, 2021
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Nine months after European leaders agreed the European Recovery and Resilience Facility (RRF) of €672.5...
Europe, Austria, Belgium, Czechia, Finland, France, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, Poland, Slovenia, Spain
Sunday, January 17, 2021
Alors que la pauvreté s'accroît à cause de la crise du coronavirus, la question du revenu universel revient sur la table. La mairie de Paris va lancer une réflexion pour instaurer un revenu minimum garanti, et ainsi concrétiser une promesse de campagne d...
Europe, France, Germany, Spain, United Kingdom
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.
Africa, Egypt, Ghana, South Sudan, America, Argentina, Mexico, United States, Uruguay, Asia, India, Europe, France, United Kingdom
Monday, December 14, 2020
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The US state of California has voted to keep rideshare and delivery industry workers as independent...
America, United States, Asia, India, Europe, France, Spain