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26.11.2020

ADDRESSING THE IMPACT OF COVID-19 ON THE LABOUR MARKET

ADDRESSING THE IMPACT OF COVID-19 ON THE LABOUR MARKET          Promoting Economic Recovery and Jobs Growth      Virtual Conference (video will be available soon) Presentation     SOCSO - Malaysian PES/WAPES November 26, 2020 2:30 pm to 5:00pm - (GMT+8)   Introduction   The Covid-19 pandemic, which ravaged the globe throughout the first half of 2020, still shows no sign of abating. To date, the virus has infected over 30 million and killed more than 1 million of those. This has drastic ramifications for not only the patients and their families, but also the global economy, which is reeling...
20.11.2020

Skilled labour immigration: A new role for Public Employment Services?

Presentations Skilled labour immigration: A new role for Public Employment Services? Background   Labour markets in Europe are facing considerable talent shortages due to demographic changes, technological developments and evolving occupational preferences. Even if the situation varies across countries, recent analysis reveals that there is labour shortage in several sectors and occupations, in particular health and personal care, but also seasonal work in agriculture, construction workers and certain ICT specialists.     Worldwide, several countries have developed policy strategies for...
19.11.2020

Managing Board

This year, the Managing Board will take place remotely.
22.10.2020

OECD WAPES webinar THE FUTURE OF LOCAL EMPLOYMENT SERVICES

  OECD Local Development Forum  Webinar Series The OECD Local Development Forum invites you to the following webinar: THE FUTURE OF LOCAL EMPLOYMENT SERVICES Thursday 22 October, 2020   15:00-16:30 CEST (Central European Summer Time)Zoom meeting This webinar is organised in collaboration with the World Association of Public Employment Services  Website • Webinar registration • Contact  WHAT’S THE ISSUE?   COVID-19 is causing unemployment to spike across the OECD.  The average OECD unemployment rate is estimated to reach 9.4% in the fourth quarter of 2020 if there is no second wave...
28.09.2020

Telework: opportunities and risks for our organisations and tomorrow's labour market

Link for presentations Webconference- 3PM (heure de Bruxelles)   The Covid-19 pandemic has accelerated the practice of telework by forcing many companies and organisations to use it to maintain all or part of their activities.   In response to a survey jointly carried out between April and May 2020 by WAPES, in partnership with the International Labour Organisation, the Inter-American Development Bank and SOCIEUX+, among 80 public employment services (PES) on all continents, more than 82% of the participants reported national measures to foster telework.    This increase, which has had...

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