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15-May-2009

English

Governments must do more to help most vulnerable amid rising unemployment, urges OECD

Governments must urgently adapt their labour market policies to help their most vulnerable citizens in the economic crisis.

20-April-2009

English

Australia should intervene quickly to avert a major rise in youth unemployment, says OECD

Young people are likely to be hit hard by rising unemployment as the global downturn continues.

6-April-2009

Spanish

Chile debe crear más y mejores trabajos para reducir la pobreza y la desigualdad, afirma la OCDE

Chile debe invertir más en empleo y en políticas sociales activas para reducir sus altos niveles de pobreza y desigualdad en los ingresos, según un nuevo informe de la OCDE.

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6-April-2009

English

Chile should create more and better jobs to cut poverty and inequality, says OECD

Chile should invest more in employment and active social policies in order to reduce its high levels of income inequality and poverty, according to a new OECD report.

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30-March-2009

English

Massive rise in unemployment needs fast, decisive response, says OECD’s Gurria

“Governments need to take quick and decisive action to avoid the financial crisis becoming a fully-blown social crisis with scarring effects on vulnerable workers and low income households,” OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría told G8 Labour and Employment Ministers in Rome today.

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4-March-2009

English

Sweden’s sickness and disability reforms on track but could be improved, says OECD

Sweden’s ongoing reforms of its sickness and disability policies are a step in the right direction but more needs to be done if they are to live up to their promise, according to a new OECD report.

18-December-2008

English

Japan could do more to help young people find stable jobs

Young people in Japan are finding it increasingly hard to get stable jobs and the Japanese authorities should expand vocational training schemes and increase social security coverage for young non-regular workers in order to help them.

21-April-2008

English

More flexibility in labour market policy management would boost growth, says OECD

OECD governments could boost economic growth and help create jobs if local agencies and authorities had more power and autonomy to adjust employment and training programmes to meet local needs, concluded OECD employment ministers attending a high level conference in Venice, Italy.

29-November-2007

German

Beruf und Familie sind in Deutschland nur schwer unter einen Hut zu bringen

Babies and Bosses: obwohl Deutschland im OECD-Vergleich einen großen Anteil seiner Wirtschaftsleistung in die Unterstützung von Familien und Kindern investiert, leben hierzulande mehr Kinder in wirtschaftlich prekären Verhältnissen als in den meisten anderen OECD-Ländern. Ein wichtiger Grund dafür ist, dass der Staat in Deutschland für Kinder zwar vergleichsweise großzügige finanzielle Zuschüsse gewährt, aber nur in geringem Umfang

10-July-2007

German

Deutschland sollte Migranten zu besseren Chancen auf dem Arbeitsmarkt verhelfen

„Jobs for Immigrants: Labour Market Integration in Australia, Denmark, Germany and Sweden“ - Menschen mit Migrationshintergrund haben es auf dem deutschen Arbeitsmarkt deutlich schwererer, eine angemessene Beschäftigung zu finden als Personen ohne Migrationshintergrund. Dies ist zum Teil auf das geringere Bildungsniveau von Migranten zurückzuführen. Doch auch bei gleicher Bildung schneiden Migranten und deren Kinder deutlich

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