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Keep Ireland Working

Keep Ireland Working

As the Covid-19 pandemic hit Ireland and measures were taken to contain the spread of the outbreak, some sectors had to lay off workers while others were in high demand for staff. Ireland’s National Recruitment Federation (NRF) run the “Keep Ireland Working” campaign from March to August 2020 to try re-deploying workers across sectors.

As the Covid-19 pandemic hit Ireland and measures were taken to contain the spread of the outbreak, some sectors had to lay off workers while others were in high demand for staff. Ireland’s National Recruitment Federation (NRF) run the “Keep Ireland Working” campaign from March to August 2020 to try re-deploying workers across sectors.

Global Labour Market Fact Sheet

Global Labour Market Fact Sheet

Global Labour Market Fact Sheet

Our Global Labour Market Fact Sheet 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. The 2021 update also offers an overview of the evolution during the Covid-19 crisis.

Our Global Labour Market Fact Sheet 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. The 2021 update also offers an overview of the evolution during the Covid-19 crisis.

Member of the Month

Member of the Month

Prism’emploi

In the wake of the Covid-19 crisis, the French national federation for private employment services sector would like to see more flexible ways of using temporary work. Read more about what Prism’ emploi is doing to help its members in this endeavour in an interview of its Managing Director, Isabelle Eynaut-Chevalier, for Global Recruiter’s June edition.

Prism’emploi

In the wake of the Covid-19 crisis, the French national federation for private employment services sector would like to see more flexible ways of using temporary work. Read more about what Prism’ emploi is doing to help its members in this endeavour in an interview of its Managing Director, Isabelle Eynaut-Chevalier, for Global Recruiter’s June edition.

Digitalisation

Topics

Digitalisation

Digitalisation

The digital revolution is affecting the world of work in many ways. Not only is it changing the nature of certain jobs, it is also disrupting the way work is offered, accessed and contracted. The growth of online platforms and the collaborative economy create new challenges regarding the protection of labour suppliers working through online platforms, and the need for...
The digital revolution is affecting the world of work in many ways. Not only is it changing the nature of...

opinion piece

Beyond the Mirage: Classifying ‘work platforms’ is as important for...

Beyond the Mirage: Classifying ‘work platforms’ is as important for decent work as classifying workers

The time for talking is over. Following years of roundtables, research papers, and policy advice, legislators are stepping up to the plate to regulate platform work. So far, it is the courts that have led the way. But, as Jochem de Boer, Global Public Affairs Manager, explains, it appears that policymakers are now ready to overtake them. In doing so,...
The time for talking is over. Following years of roundtables, research papers, and policy advice, legislators are stepping up to...

Response to Consultation on working conditions in platform work

Response to Consultation on working conditions in platform work

Position Paper

In February 2021, the European Commission launched a consultation of social partners on working
conditions in platform work. With this position paper, the World Employment Confederation-Europe calls for valuing diverse forms of work,
for ensuring the correct classification of people working via online talent platforms at national level and for
enabling fair working conditions and social protection for diverse forms of work. Bogus self-employment
through platform work should be tackled through action at national and European level.

Position Paper

In February 2021, the European Commission launched a consultation of social partners on working
conditions in platform work. With this position paper, the World Employment Confederation-Europe calls for valuing diverse forms of work,
for ensuring the correct classification of people working via online talent platforms at national level and for
enabling fair working conditions and social protection for diverse forms of work. Bogus self-employment
through platform work should be tackled through action at national and European level.

publication

Activity Report 2020

Activity Report 2020

2020 will remain a memorable year. The Covid-19 pandemic has significantly disrupted lives around the world. For the private employment services industry too, the shock has been massive. Yet, the World Employment Confederation and its members are coming out of this crisis stronger and ready for the new normal. Find out what we have been able to achieve in this...
2020 will remain a memorable year. The Covid-19 pandemic has significantly disrupted lives around the world. For the private employment...

WEC voices

WEC voices

opinion piece

Recovery, Reform and Resilience – delivering inclusive and agile labour...

Recovery, Reform and Resilience – delivering inclusive and agile labour markets

The Covid-19 pandemic and the economic crisis that followed has revealed deficits in the functioning of labour markets that can no longer be ignored. Beyond recovery measures, we need structural reforms to adapt to the ‘new normal’. And if we truly want to seize the opportunity to make labour markets more agile and inclusive, we need to make them more...
The Covid-19 pandemic and the economic crisis that followed has revealed deficits in the functioning of labour markets that can...
Membership

Membership

The World Employment Confederation-Europe represents national federations as well as workforce solutions companies from across Europe.  All members of WEC-Europe are also members of the World Employment Confederation. 
The World Employment Confederation-Europe represents national federations as well as workforce solutions companies from across Europe.  All members of WEC-Europe...
Topics

Topics

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