Social security resources

May 2022

  1. The 2nd Employment Working Group G20 Meeting: “Improving the Employment Condition to Recover Together”

    16 May 2022

    The ILO supports the G20 Presidency of Indonesia which is committed to advocate collective action on three main pillars on global health architecture, sustainable energy transition and digital transformation.

  2. Making social protection payments modern, simple and more reliable in Lao PDR

    13 May 2022

    Lao PDR is adopting innovative and efficient technologies to improve financial inclusion, and to make social transfers easier, cheaper and more reliable.

  3. Universal Social Security: Choices at the crossroads 全民社会保障:十字路口的选择

    11 May 2022

April 2022

  1. Coffee and tea workers the focus of new ILO project launched in Lao PDR

    28 April 2022

    New project set to reduce vulnerability of workers in the Bolaven Plateau region through training and strengthening of grassroots organisations.

  2. Accessing medical benefits Under ESI Scheme: A demand-side perspective

    The ESIS project is organizing an event on the 18 April, for the report launch and panel discussion.

  3. Accessing medical benefits under ESI Scheme: A demand-side perspective

    06 April 2022

    This study brings together comprehensive primary evidence from four states of India supplemented by an analysis of relevant secondary data, to identify obstacles and incentives faced by beneficiaries in accessing the Employees’ State Insurance Scheme (ESIS) services.

March 2022

  1. Employment termination in Myanmar: Rules and payment on separation

    24 March 2022

    When an employment relationship permanently ends, an employee reserves certain rights and an employer has certain obligations according to labour laws and employment agreements. The worker’s rights often include an advance notification of employment termination and monies on separation, with which employers are liable to comply.

  2. Policy design for unemployment benefits in Myanmar: The Social Security Law, 2012, and Social Security Rules, 2014

    24 March 2022

    The National Social Security System in Myanmar is regulated by the Social Security Law, 2012 (SSL), which amended the Social Security Act, 1954. The SSL was enacted on 31 August 2012, and came into force on 1 April 2014. In accordance with the provisions of the SSL , the Government and the Ministry of Labour, Employment and Social Security (MOLES) adopted the implementing regulations – the Social Security Rules, 2014 (SSR) – on 2 April 2014, and as a result, the gradual implementation of social security schemes commenced.

  3. Viet Nam social security legal reform: An integrated framework

    23 March 2022

    This report reflects on key dimensions of social security law reform in Viet Nam from the perspective of an integrated framework, which are conceptual and normative framework challenges, reflections on an integrated social security system, the importance of universal and multi-tiered approaches of relevance to Viet Nam, extending coverage, reflecting on key coverage gaps; improving the scope and adequacy of the benefit regime; implementing social security legal and institutional reform and system integration, and recommendations.

  4. ILO and Japan launch five new water systems in Mindanao

    17 March 2022

    Over 3,000 households have gained access to safe and clean water as the ILO-Japan Water and Sanitation Project launches five new water systems built by community members, indigenous peoples and former combatants in the Bangsamoro region.