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Policy Priorities for the Road to a Sustainable Job Recovery

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Policy Priorities for the Road to a Sustainable Job Recovery

Policy Priorities for the Road to a Sustainable Job Recovery

The Covid-19 pandemic has had severe consequences on employment and decent work.  On 22 April, the World Employment Confederation (WEC) and the International Organisation of Employers (IOE) brought together several experts to share ideas of policy priorities and regulatory responses that will enable a sustained and job-rich recovery. Check out the recording if you missed it!
The Covid-19 pandemic has had severe consequences on employment and decent work.  On 22 April, the World Employment Confederation (WEC)...

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swissstaffing

Switzerland counts 385,674 agency workers and 2,087 private employment services agencies. It ranks in the top 15 largest agency work markets globally.

The sector is represented by swissstaffing which regulary publishes data, white papers and industry news. Check out their latest White Paper showing that agency workers receive equal wages and better overwork conditions than their directly employed colleagues.

 

swissstaffing

Switzerland counts 385,674 agency workers and 2,087 private employment services agencies. It ranks in the top 15 largest agency work markets globally.

The sector is represented by swissstaffing which regulary publishes data, white papers and industry news. Check out their latest White Paper showing that agency workers receive equal wages and better overwork conditions than their directly employed colleagues.

Supporting the UK healthcare system during Covid-19

Supporting the UK healthcare system during Covid-19

Temporary health and social care workers will always be needed, and the Covid-19 crisis has proven the unique value that specialist healthcare recruiters bring to the NHS and the wider social care sector. The REC, UK’s recruitment industry body, and its members active in staffing the health and social care sector, took several actions during the crisis to support the national healthcare system and ensure adequate protection of its workers.

Temporary health and social care workers will always be needed, and the Covid-19 crisis has proven the unique value that specialist healthcare recruiters bring to the NHS and the wider social care sector. The REC, UK’s recruitment industry body, and its members active in staffing the health and social care sector, took several actions during the crisis to support the national healthcare system and ensure adequate protection of its workers.

WEC labour market intelligence tools

WEC labour market intelligence tools

The private employment industry is a key actor on labour markets and tracking the trends and developments of their various components is of great importance for the World Employment Confederation. We have developed a series of tools offering an overview of the latest statistics on some of the most relevant labour market indicators at national, regional and global level.

The private employment industry is a key actor on labour markets and tracking the trends and developments of their various components is of great importance for the World Employment Confederation. We have developed a series of tools offering an overview of the latest statistics on some of the most relevant labour market indicators at national, regional and global level.

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Coronavirus (Covid-19)

Coronavirus (Covid-19)

The COVID-19 pandemic hitting the world in 2020 poses an unprecedented, major challenge to economies and societies around the world. It is severely impacting the private employment services sector which is working hard to weather the crisis and stand ready to accompany recovery. The primary concern of the World Employment Confederation and its members is to protect the health and...
The COVID-19 pandemic hitting the world in 2020 poses an unprecedented, major challenge to economies and societies around the world....

For a snapshot of the evolution of labour markets, check out our Global Labour Market Fact Sheet! The 2021 update includes data on the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic.

For a snapshot of the evolution of labour markets, check out our Global Labour Market Fact Sheet! The 2021 update includes data on the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic.

WEC - IOE Industrial Relations and Labour Law Newsletter

WEC - IOE Industrial Relations and Labour Law Newsletter

Every month, we publish together with the International Organisation of Employers (IOE) a newsletter compiling the latest developments on labour law and industrial relations happening around the globe. From policy strategies and regulation to social dialogue, court decisions and private sector contribution, you will get a full overview. Check out the latest edition and subscribe to receive it directly in your mailbox!

Every month, we publish together with the International Organisation of Employers (IOE) a newsletter compiling the latest developments on labour law and industrial relations happening around the globe. From policy strategies and regulation to social dialogue, court decisions and private sector contribution, you will get a full overview. Check out the latest edition and subscribe to receive it directly in your mailbox!

Staffing Insights

Staffing Insights

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Clear role for career management sector as partner for transitions...

Clear role for career management sector as partner for transitions in the new normal

On February 11, the World Employment Confederation’s members operating in the Career Management sector organised a virtual roundtable to discuss the role of the industry in the aftermath of the Covid-19 crisis and in building a strong recovery.
On February 11, the World Employment Confederation’s members operating in the Career Management sector organised a virtual roundtable to discuss...
Membership

Membership

The World Employment Confederation represents national federations as well as workforce solutions companies from across the world.
The World Employment Confederation represents national federations as well as workforce solutions companies from across the world.
Private Employment Services Industry

Private Employment Services Industry

Over the years the private employment services industry has grown to provide a variety of labour market services. Its history dates back to the 19th century, but the industry truly started to grow after the second world war. As labour was in short supply, private employment agencies started to operate to fill gaps within labour markets by matching workers with...
Over the years the private employment services industry has grown to provide a variety of labour market services. Its history...
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