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Newsletter March, 2021

Italy: a regional government introduces measures to support jobseekers

March, 2021
  • Jobseekers in the Italian Region Veneto are supported with an allowance of a maximum amount of EUR 5.796
  • So far the measure has supported 52,775 unemployed persons
  • It is a form of successful collaboration between public and private employment services
Newsletter January, 2021

Mapping on new forms of work in the countries of the European Union and Norway

January, 2021
  • Eurofound research highlighted and measured 9 new forms of work
  • It proposed policymakers to focus on “balancing flexibility with the retention of employment standards and workers’ protection”.
Newsletter December, 2020

The role of HR Services: how to mind the gap

December, 2020
  • Focus on the role of private employment services and the private sector facing the trends of the “future of work”.
  • Proposals to ensure that the social impact of these trends meets innovation.

Italy: the private employment service sector signs an agreement clarifying the coverage of extensions for fixed-term contracts

December, 2020
  • The private employment service sector signs an agreement with the trade unions that clarifies the “neutrality” of this extension vis-à-vis the maximum number of extensions.
Newsletter November, 2020

Mexico: Presidential initiative to ban “outsourcing” to be discussed by the Parliament

November, 2020
  • The reform aims at limiting outsourcing only to the provision of specialized services that are not part of the beneficiary’s main economic activity.
  • National social partners met President Lopez Obrador, who expressed the government’s openness to dialogue.
  • IOE and WEC underlined their concern and offered support to draft a future-proof labour market regulation.

A private company’s vision on bridging the skills gap and favouring employability. A white paper from Adecco Group

November, 2020
  • The Adecco Group released the paper “Employability, not only employment. VET, apprenticeships and the urgent need to bridge the skills gap in a post-Covid world”
  • Vocational education training (VET) and apprenticeships are the suggested tools to close this gap.
  • Once the obstacles for their best use are defined, a coordinated approach is suggested.
Newsletter October, 2020

Australian job agencies joined forces to promote the role of the industry

October, 2020
  • A national campaign was launched to present the positive outcome the private employment service can play to lead the economic recovery in Australia;
  • Private employment agency industry has found the right job for 360,000 Australians, including 100,000 jobs during the Covid-19 crisis.

Singaporean Government and social partners tasked with the creation of jobs ahead

October, 2020
  • Social partners get together to concretely support 100,000 jobseekers.
  • Identify and develop job opportunities and skills training are the goals of the tripartite National Jobs Council.
  • Job opportunities are developed through temporary assignments, attachments and traineeships.

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