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Newsletter September, 2020

IOE launches its Centenary Manifesto: a guide for the next centenary

September, 2020
  • On 2 September 2020, IOE members formally adopted the IOE Centenary Manifesto
  • The document details IOE core values inspired by its establishment a centenary ago and will continue to guide its work in the next centenary.  
  •  It elaborates on how governments and businesses can work together to meet emerging and future transformations in the world of work.   
Newsletter July, 2020

IOE Expanded its Collaboration with WHO on the Covid-19 Response

July, 2020
  • Private sector played a key role during the Covid-19 crisis: WHO published further proposals of action.
  • IOE became part of the WHO’s “Private Sector Outreach Coordination Group for the Covid-19 pandemic response”.
Newsletter May, 2020

Australia: Jobs Finder Programme for Connecting Employment Agencies and Job Seekers

May, 2020
  • The Recruitment, Consulting and Staffing Association (RCSA) finalised a partnership with the State of Queensland (Australia) to connect professional recruitment and staffing agencies with job seekers during the Covid-19 pandemic. 
  • The Jobs Finder Programme rewards employment agencies that manage to place job seekers into high priority areas.

South Africa: Social dialogue institution presents solutions to the recovery

May, 2020
  • South African social partners gathered with the government and civil society to present proposals during the crisis.
  • A temporary Employer/Employee Relief Scheme was developed.
  • South African social dialogue institution National Economic Development Council (NEDLAC) was called to provide proposals and solutions on the means to mitigate unemployment and assist employees suspended from work.  

High-level Social Dialogue: IOE and ITUC Conclude a Joint Statement

May, 2020
  • IOE and ITUC joint statement urges international organisations to react quickly with enhanced cooperation and coordination.

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