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Falling through the gaps: insecure work and the social safety net

Jane Mansour

Labour market support systems need to adapt to better support the growing number of workers in vulnerable employment Vulnerable employment, with workers experiencing high levels of precariousness, is a global phenomenon.  The ILO projects global growth in vulnerable forms of employment to grow by 11 million a year.  The impacts of this are being felt across developed, emerging and developing … Continue reading

9 May 2017 by
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The unravelling of Hollande’s ‘anti-austerity’ programme and the crisis of French socialism

Sean McDaniel

With the failure of Hollande’s promise of ‘le changement’, ahead of this year’s elections the French Socialists find themselves severely weakened and maybe even at breaking point France heads to the polls in the spring to elect its new president. The uncertainty surrounding the election, wherein far right leader Marine Le Pen and the youthful centrist Emmanuel Macron are both … Continue reading

26 January 2017 by
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