Srijit Ghosh The relentless downward pressure on oil prices has compelled Saudi Arabia, an oil-dependent economy that hosts and employs a large body of migrant workers, to formulate a new economic strategy in order to avert expected budget deficits. Much attention has been focused on efforts to diversify the economy and usher more native citizens […]
The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) Dialogue was organised on May 31, 2016 by the Swedish Trade Union Confederation LO, the Confederation of Swedish Enterprise and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. JustJobs Network Executive Director Sabina Dewan moderated the daylong event. The main focus areas of the dialogue were jobs, security and how TTIP […]
Amanbir Singh The pay gap between men and women has been a regularly discussed issue for a number of years, including in the current U.S. presidential election. While in most countries the gap has been narrowing over the time, recent research shows that as a greater number of women enter a profession, the prestige and […]
The Government of India recently amended the Maternity Benefit Act to increase maternity leave from the current 12 weeks to 26 weeks for women working in the private sector. Will this new measure help to arrest the declining rates of women in the workforce?
As the Indian government released its 2016 budget earlier this week, a key question is whether it does enough to address one of the biggest challenges confronting the Indian economy: job creation. Here are some reactions from the JustJobs Network team on India’s 2016 budget.