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Newsletter August, 2020

Morocco: outcomes of the Economic Monitoring Committee

August, 2020
  • A Committee, composed of governmental members and representatives of the business sectors, met nine times to monitor the economic situation and present concrete solutions.

Nigeria: NECA assesses the policy responses needed to support businesses and employees

August, 2020
  • 4,021 companies replied to NECA’s survey on the direct and indirect impact of the pandemic on their operation;
  • A series of request was compiled and was presented to the Government.
Newsletter July, 2020

International Organisations Published Trackers on Economic and Social Measures and Social Partners’ Participation in Times of Covid-19

July, 2020
  • Detailed information is available online on economic sustainability and income support measures.

Austria: Social Partners Agree on the “Corona Short-Time Working Scheme”

July, 2020
  • Well-developed social dialogue and partnership in Austria achieved significant outcomes during the Covid-19 pandemic.
  • Starting in March 2020, the existing short-time working scheme has been adapted and extended to the needs of employers and workers in the Covid-19 crisis.
Newsletter May, 2020

Bangladesh Employers’ Federation (BEF) Assessing the Impact of the Crisis

May, 2020
  • BEF published a study on possible scenarios, impact of COVID-19 and the consequences on the Bangladeshi labour market and economy.
  • BEF also produced an “Aide-Mémoire” to serve as a checklist for employers, managers, supervisors and workers when the factories reopen post COVID-19.   
  • On the basis of the study and the consequences on the Bangladeshi labour market and economy, BEF advocated for realistic assessment in support of enterprises and business to allow them to create jobs.

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