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WEC Awards 2021 winners

 

In a competition that raged from truly all parts of the world, Agest (Chile), NHO SH (Norway) and Assolavoro (Italy) stood out and are the winners of the WEC Awards 2021. Find out who brings home the trophies for “Leadership in Social Innovation”, “Outstanding Advocacy” and “Rising Federation”.

WEC Awards 2021 winners

 

In a competition that raged from truly all parts of the world, Agest (Chile), NHO SH (Norway) and Assolavoro (Italy) stood out and are the winners of the WEC Awards 2021. Find out who brings home the trophies for “Leadership in Social Innovation”, “Outstanding Advocacy” and “Rising Federation”.

How the HR services industry creates more value for the...

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How the HR services industry creates more value for the...

How the HR services industry creates more value for the world of work

The Covid-19 pandemic has led people to reflect on their lives and priorities, in particular towards work. At a moment when labour shortages are becoming increasingly critical, employers have to take these new expectations into account if they are to attract the talents that they need. This is where the HR Services Industry has a role to play, explains Bettina...
The Covid-19 pandemic has led people to reflect on their lives and priorities, in particular towards work. At a moment...

Creating safety nets for agency workers in Covid-19 crisis

Creating safety nets for agency workers in Covid-19 crisis

Italy was one of the European countries that was the hardest hit by the Covid-19 crisis. Assolavoro, the national federation for private employment services agencies, together with trade unions, implemented a series of measures and tools aimed at ensuring continuity of income and contributions to agency workers and, at the same time, extended the benefits payable to workers. An initiative that paid off with a WEC Award in 2021!

Italy was one of the European countries that was the hardest hit by the Covid-19 crisis. Assolavoro, the national federation for private employment services agencies, together with trade unions, implemented a series of measures and tools aimed at ensuring continuity of income and contributions to agency workers and, at the same time, extended the benefits payable to workers. An initiative that paid off with a WEC Award in 2021!

Staffing Insights 2021

Staffing Insights 2021

Adapting to the New World of Platforms

With Brian Wallins, Research Manager at Staffing Industry Analysts (SIA), and John Healy, Vice-President and Chairman of the Blockchain Taskforce of the World Employment Confederation (WEC),

Adapting to the New World of Platforms

With Brian Wallins, Research Manager at Staffing Industry Analysts (SIA), and John Healy, Vice-President and Chairman of the Blockchain Taskforce of the World Employment Confederation (WEC),

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Digitalisation

Digitalisation

Digitalisation is a very broad topic, impacting every aspect of society. In the work sphere, digitalisation allows for new ways of working, delivering services (including employment services), improving worker productivity and increasing health and safety at work.
Digitalisation is a very broad topic, impacting every aspect of society. In the work sphere, digitalisation allows for new ways...

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Decent Work and Fighting Informality

Decent Work and Fighting Informality

60% of all global workers are working informally. As such, they are devoid of the most basic of fundamental principles and rights of work and exposed to serious threats, including forced and bonded labour. Fighting informality remains the greatest challenge for the global labour market.
60% of all global workers are working informally. As such, they are devoid of the most basic of fundamental principles...

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Global Labour Market Fact Sheet 2021

Global Labour Market Fact Sheet 2021

This fact sheet provides a comprehensive overview of regional and global labour markets based on statistics from various international organisations (ILO, World Bank, OECD, etc.). It is updated on an annual basis. 

Want to find out how the labour force participation rate evolves? Or see the difference in employment growth by contract type? Dive into our Global Labour Market Fact Sheet 2021 which also offers an overview of the evolution during the Covid-19 crisis.

This fact sheet provides a comprehensive overview of regional and global labour markets based on statistics from various international organisations (ILO, World Bank, OECD, etc.). It is updated on an annual basis. 

Want to find out how the labour force participation rate evolves? Or see the difference in employment growth by contract type? Dive into our Global Labour Market Fact Sheet 2021 which also offers an overview of the evolution during the Covid-19 crisis.

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Economic Report 2021

Economic Report 2021

The World Employment Confederation’s Economic Report 2021 shows that the Covid-19 pandemic put a halt to the growth that the global private employment services industry was experiencing for the past couple of years. In 2019, the global industry was worth €495 billion – an increase of 5% compared to the prior year – while the first half of 2020 already...
The World Employment Confederation’s Economic Report 2021 shows that the Covid-19 pandemic put a halt to the growth that the...
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Topics

The World Employment Confederation engages on a wide range of topics that are relevant to the world of work and its evolution.
The World Employment Confederation engages on a wide range of topics that are relevant to the world of work and...
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