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EurActiv (12.04.2019) Überforderung, andere Gehaltsvorstellungen und ungenügende Flexibilität – trotz gut laufender Wirtschaft sinkt die Zufriedenheit der Mitarbeiter in deutschen Unternehmen wie in keinem anderen europäischen Land.
Le Temps (17.04.2019) Les 28 n’ont pu avaliser la réforme controversée qui aurait changé les règles de l’indemnisation des chômeurs frontaliers. Le report du dossier à la prochaine législature est un gain de temps bienvenu pour Berne
socialprotection (03.04.2019) Every second elderly person in India is concerned about his or her social and financial security, a study conducted by Agewell Research and Advocacy Centre for the United Nations revealed.
theconversation. (16.04.2019) L’Union européenne dispose donc de moyens limités pour agir dans des domaines tels que la protection sociale. En revanche elle dispose de moyens importants qui ne sont pas en faveur d'une Europe sociale
washingtonexaminer (15.04.2019) he Medicare for All Act, the latest proposal to have the government become the only payer of healthcare services, is often billed by its supporters as a step toward realizing a similar system that other developed nations have in place.
Xinhua (15.04.2019) UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet said Monday that older persons have the potential to continue contributing to the society, calling for adequate social protection for them.
Helpage (13.04.2019) HelpAge International has supported Myanmar since 2004 and has been an implementing partner of the Livelihoods and Food Security Fund (LIFT) donor consortium since January 2010. Building on its field experience, HelpAge began a policy oriented project funded by LIFT in 2014, called Strengthening the Ministry of Social Welfare To Fulfil Its Role in Expanding Social Protection. The project aims to help build the capacity of the Ministry of Social Welfare, Relief and Resettlement (MSWRR) to clarify its mandate on social protection as a whole and make informed decisions in relation to specific programmes, particularly its new universal National Social Pension.
Reuters (11.04.2019) Brazil’s pension reform process will pick up momentum after the Easter holidays, staying on track for approval in the lower house in May or June, the lower house speaker Rodrigo Maia said on Thursday.
BusinessMirror (11.04.2019) On paper, the Philippines and other Member States of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) are all committed to the protection of their citizens against social and economic risks. However, the adequacy of the social protection extended to the ordinary people is still limited, as reflected in the social spending made by Asean countries on social protection, roughly 4-6 percent of the GDP versus the 20-24 percent in the developed countries.
Europa (09.04.2019) Hosted by the European Commission, the conference 'The Future of Work: Today. Tomorrow. For All.' has steered an open discussion on the main changes taking place in the world of work.