Health and employment services should intervene earlier, involve key stakeholders and ensure they work together in order to help people with mental-health issues find work and stay in a job.
45 million people are unemployed in the OECD, which increases the risk of poverty, ill health, and the levels of inequality within our societies. The Forum will discuss how to promote access to more and better quality jobs, but also how governments, universities, business and civil society can address growing inequality.
This forum provided a unique opportunity to discuss how to design and implement co-ordinated health and employment policies to support workers with mental ill-health keep and find new quality jobs.
PIAAC assesses the level and distribution of adult skills across countries. It focuses on the key cognitive and workplace skills that are required for successful participation in the economy and society of the 21st century.
Mental illness is a growing problem in society and is increasingly affecting productivity and well-being in the workplace. This project challenges some of the myths around mental health.
Latest OECD analysis of the impact of reforms and government efforts to boost employment rates among people over 50, amid rising pressures on sustainability of public social spending.