Digital Economy and Social Security Observatory
The Digital Economy will profoundly transform our daily life, how we work and how we live.
The Observatory will provide ISSA members with an understanding of the opportunities and the challenges it will present to social security administrations.
It will look at this transformation from two angles: the changing environment in which social security institutions evolve and how Social Security institutions themselves will be impacted and can respond to these challenges.
ejinsight (10.01.2019) Much has been written about the “future of work,” and much of it makes for gloomy reading. Study after study predicts that automation will upend entire industries and leave millions unemployed. A 2013 paper by two Oxford professors even suggested that machines could replace 47 percent of jobs in the United States within “a decade or two.”
lesnumeriques.com (11.01.2019) Dans un arrêt rendu le 10 janvier 2019, la cour d'appel de Paris a estimé que le contrat qui liait un ancien chauffeur Uber à la célèbre plateforme de VTC était bien un "contrat de travail". Le lien de subordination entre le chauffeur et la plateforme a pu être caractérisé aux yeux de la justice, ce qui est une première en France.
healthcare-informatics.com (07.11.2018) What if helpful community services could be e-prescribed from the EHR in much the same way that an antibiotic or statin is today? That is the vision of Stacy Lindau, M.D., a professor of obstetrics/gynecology and geriatrics at the University of Chicago who has helped launch a startup community coordination system called NowPow.
London Evening Standard (10.01.2019) A new year means a new start as millions of us make resolutions for the coming 12 months - putting self care at the top of our agenda. And with the workplace being where we spend most of our time, it is perhaps important to consider how we are looking after ourselves while sitting in front of our desks.
Le Temps (08.01.2019) Applications et autres appareils électroniques mettent le système de santé traditionnel au défi, explique Nicolas Bourdillon, chercheur à l’Unil et responsable recherche et développement de la start-up Becare SA. Il sera du 8 au 11 janvier au CES Las Vegas, une convention consacrée à la technologie qui accueille pour la première fois un pavillon suisse
adb.org (21.08.2018) Extending social protection to all jobs will facilitate labor market mobility.
OECD (04.12.2018) Governments need to do more to help workers and firms adapt to the fast-changing world of work and drive inclusive growth, according to the new OECD Jobs Strategy.New evidence in the report reveals that countries that promote job quantity, quality and inclusiveness – such as Denmark, Iceland, Norway and Sweden – perform better than those which focus predominantly on market flexibility. While flexibility and adaptability are essential to stimulate the creation of high-quality jobs in an ever more dynamic environment, the gains and costs need to be fairly shared between businesses and workers, according to the OECD.
peoplemanagement.co.uk (17.12.2018) The legislation, introduced today, means staff must be informed of their rights from their first day of work, including eligibility for paid and sick leave. Workers must also be given the right to request predictable hours
Newsday (08.12.2018) Regional health systems are expanding what they predict will be the next frontier in treatment: telemedicine, a form of remote care where doctors interact with patients via a phone, tablet or other devices with a camera. Remote visits can range from having a physician check a sore throat with a flashlight on a patient's smartphone, to routine post-operation checkups, where a doctor directs a subject to push parts of their body and asks for feedback on pain levels.
IMF Finance & Development Magazine - December 2018- New systems that do not rely on standard employment contracts are needed