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Social Panorama of Latin America 2018

Resources - Year: 2019

El Panorama Social 2018 analiza temas cruciales para entender y actuar ante los desafíos estructurales que enfrentan los países de América Latina y el Caribe en la actual coyuntura económica y social, especialmente en el marco de las transformaciones en curso en los mercados de trabajo. Incluye nuevas revisiones...

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The Inefficiency of Inequality

Resources - Author: Esteban Pérez, Gabriel Porcile, Joseluis Samaniego, Martín Abeles, Martín Hopenhayn, Pablo Yanes, Simone Cecchini, Verónica Amarante, Wilson Peres / Year: 2018

Consistently with the emphasis that the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) has placed on equality since 2010, and in keeping with the purpose of leaving no one behind enshrined in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, this document examines the mechanisms by which inequality erodes...

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The Inefficiency of Inequality (Summary)

Resources - Author: Esteban Pérez, Gabriel Porcile, Joseluis Samaniego, Martín Abeles, Martín Hopenhayn, Pablo Yanes, Simone Cecchini, Verónica Amarante, Wilson Peres / Year: 2018

Consistently with the emphasis that the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) has placed on equality since 2010, and in keeping with the purpose of leaving no one behind enshrined in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, this document examines the mechanisms by which inequality erodes...

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Pension and Income Transfers for Old Age: Inter- and intra-generational distribution in comparative perspective

Resources - Author: Fernando Filgueira, Pilar Manzi / Year: 2017

This document provides a world comparative analysis regarding the design and reform of pension systems in order to improve coverage, equality and sustainability. It looks at how pension systems, rules and financing affect coverage, sufficiency, and distribution as well as fiscal and intergenerational sustainability and...

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Confronting Inequality: Social protection for families and early childhood through monetary transfers and care worldwide

Resources - Author: Cecilia Rossel, Fernando Filgueira / Year: 2017

This paper analyzes social protection policies for families and early childhood focusing on three main policies: family allowances and other types of monetary transfers for families with children, work leaves and early childhood education and care (ECEC) policies worldwide. It analyzes the design and reform of policies which protect...

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Robot-lución: The future of work in Latin American Integration 4.0

Resources - Author: Alan Krueger, Alejandro Zamponi, Andrés Cadena, Antoni Estevadeordal, Ariel Coremberg, Arun Sundararajan, Beatriz Nofal, Bianca Pacini, Carl Frey, Carmen Pagés, Cristina Calvo, Dani Rodrik, Daniel Korn, Daniel Susskind, Diego Aboal, Gaaitzen De Vries, Gonzalo Zunino, Guanzhi Zhang, Gustavo Beliz, Hua Zhang, Inmaculada Martínez-Zarzoso, Irmgard Nübler, Jacques Bughin, James Manyika, Jianwen Huo, Jinyu Wu, Joe Gemma, John Van Reenen, José Manuel Salazar-Xirinachs, Laura Ripani, Luca Sartorio, Manuel Blum, Marcelo Cabrol, Martin Rhisiart, Mingming Guo, Noelia Romero, Robert Aumann, Robert Ivanschitz, Santiago Chelala, Senén Barro, Shuxi Yin, Susan Lund, Tang Jun, Walter Sosa Escudero / Year: 2017

This new edition contains the work of over 40 experts from different parts of the world, who analyze the risks that automation may pose to work and how this may affect integration and employment. More than 40 global experts imagine the future of work and integration of Latin America...

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Universal Social Protection Floors: costing estimates and affordability in 57 lower income countries (ESS Working Paper No. 58)

Resources - Author: Andrés Acuña-Ulate, Christina Behrendt, Fabio Durán-Valverde, Isabel Ortiz, Karuna Pal / Year: 2017

This paper presents the results of costing universal social protection floors in 34 lower middle-income, and 23 low-income countries, consisting of: (i) allowances for all children and all orphans; (ii) maternity benefits for all women with newborns; (iii) benefits for all persons with severe disabilities, and (iv) universal old-age...

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Code du travail haïtien

Legal depository - Country: Haiti / Year: 2003

Article 320 -322. Le Code du travail examine les conditions d’obtention d’un conge maternité, sa durée et son indemnisation, ainsi que, dans l’Article 331, les conditions d’allaitement sur le lieu de travail....

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National Insurance Act (Modified 2007)

Legal depository - Country: Grenada / Year: 2007

Article 12 states that: Maternity benefit shall be granted to a woman for a period starting from a date not earlier than six weeks before the expected date of confinement and continuing until the expiration of (a) 12 weeks; or (b) 6 weeks from the date on which confinement...

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Ley 4.099

Legal depository - Country: Dominican Republic / Year: 1995

Indica que toda empleada o trabajadora del Estado, o de sus instituciones u organismos autónomos, del ayuntamiento del Distrito Nacional o de los Ayuntamientos, así como de cualquier persona, empresa o entidad particular, gozará, en caso de quedar en estado de embarazo, de descanso forzoso, durante las seis semanas...

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Ley 8-95 y Decreto 31-96

Legal depository - Country: Dominican Republic / Year: 1995

La Ley declara como prioridad nacional la promoción, enseñanza y difusión de la práctica de la lactancia materna. El Decreto establece el Reglamento para la Aplicación de la Ley sobre Promoción, Enseñanza y Difusión para la Práctica de la Lactancia...

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Ley 87

Legal depository - Country: Dominican Republic / Year: 2001

Establece que el Sistema Dominicano de Seguridad Social (SDSS) desarrollará servicios de estancias infantiles para atender a los hijos de los trabajadores, desde los 45 días de nacidos hasta cumplir los cinco años de...

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Labour Standards Act

Legal depository - Country: Dominica / Year: 1977

An Act to provide for the fixing of wages of workers, the hours of work, their leave and generally for matters pertaining to the welfare of workers....

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Labour Contract Act

Legal depository - Country: Dominica / Year: 1983

An Act to make provisions whereby every employer is required to provide each employee within the application of this Act with a written contract specifying certain particulars of his employment; to provide the contents of a basic labour contract, and for the purposes connected therewith....

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Social Security Act 38/1975

Legal depository - Country: Dominica / Year: 1991

Defines the benefits available to eligible insured persons, including Maternity Benefit (art. 27b) and Maternity Grant. Specific rates and benefits are outlined in Regulations presented within Statutory Rules and Orders (S.R.O.) for the implementation of this...

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Employment Act No. 27

Legal depository - Country: Bahamas / Year: 2001

Act No. 207 of 2001 to provide for the fixing of wages of workers, the hours of work, their leave and generally for matters pertaining to the welfare of workers in the Bahamas....

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General Orders

Legal depository - Country: Bahamas / Year: 2006

Chapter 15 of the General Orders of the Bahamas describes the required conditions to obtain maternity and vacation in case of pregnancy....

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Labour Code

Legal depository - Country: Antigua and Barbuda / Year: 1998

Section C20 of the Labour Code of Antigua and Barbuda states that “female employee with a minimum of twelve months unbroken service in her employment is entitled whenever she is pregnant to a maternity leave of at least six weeks.” In  paragraph (3) of the same section it reads...

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