There is an urgent need to reconsider the definition of “employment” without adversely affecting the growth of jobs in this dynamic sector or risking the dilution of workers’ rights across industries.
Two distinct institutions have emerged in Mexico: SINACTTRAHO, a domestic workers’ union, and Aliada, an on-demand housekeeping service. Which of the two will have a greater impact on the welfare of domestic workers?
A new working paper by researchers at Massachusetts Institute of Technology demonstrates that – while increased automation may cause job losses in the short run – advances in technology will lead to job-creation in the long-run.
JustJobs Network’s recently published report on the impact of climate change on livelihoods was featured in an article in The Nation, a weekly news magazine in the US.
The French social welfare system is up for reform through the newly proposed Individual Activity Accounts, which aim to make social benefits universal, mobile and on-demand. If the reforms are implemented as proposed, social benefits will be used more efficiently and distributed more equitably.