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