Informal Economy

The garlic peelers of Manila: under the skin of the Philippines’ informal economy

Published by rudy Date posted on August 29, 2021

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Prioritize informal workers in economic recovery

Published by rudy Date posted on August 16, 2021

by Louise Maureen Simeon (The Philippine Star), 16 Aug 2021 MANILA, Philippines — The government should move to include informal workers hard hit by the pandemic in its efforts to recover from the health crisis, a unit of the Asian Development Bank said.

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World Bank seeks policies to integrate informal sector into mainstream

Published by rudy Date posted on May 13, 2021

by Elijah Felice Rosales (The Philippine Star), 13 May 2021 MANILA, Philippines — The World Bank has urged governments in East Asia and the Pacific to widen social protections and reduce regulatory burdens plaguing the informal sector, paving the way for its integration into the economic mainstream.

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Airport City displaces Bulacan fisherfolk

Published by rudy Date posted on January 27, 2021

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Extending social protection to informal workers

Published by rudy Date posted on December 29, 2020

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Top 5 lessons from the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020

Published by rudy Date posted on December 18, 2020

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Informal workers see a long road to recovery ahead — Unless governments act

Published by rudy Date posted on November 22, 2020

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DOLE to roll out ‘free bikes project’ for informal workers

Published by rudy Date posted on October 22, 2020

By Ferdinand Patinio, 22 Oct 2020 MANILA – Around 900 informal sector workers who were displaced due to the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) pandemic are set to benefit from the initial rollout of the “free bicycles project” of the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE).

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Transitions between informal and formal jobs in India

Published by rudy Date posted on September 25, 2020

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We need to listen to the workers: WIEGO partners conduct COVID-19 Global Impact Study

Published by rudy Date posted on September 23, 2020

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DOLE eyes employment for 700,000 displaced informal sector workers under Bayanihan 2

Published by rudy Date posted on September 17, 2020

By Samuel Medenilla, Businessmirror, 17 Sep 2020 The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) is targeting to provide emergency employment to a new batch of 700,000 displaced informal sector workers under the Bayanihan to Recover as One Act, or Bayanihan 2.

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6 months of pandemic: StreetNet’s response to COVID-19

Published by rudy Date posted on September 16, 2020

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Do no harm: Why harassment of informal workers hurts public health and economic recovery

Published by rudy Date posted on September 8, 2020

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Law and informality insights – August 2020

Published by rudy Date posted on August 20, 2020

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Helping informal workers weather the pandemic

Published by rudy Date posted on August 19, 2020

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Covid-19’s gender problem in informal Southeast Asia

Published by rudy Date posted on August 19, 2020

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Helping informal workers weather the pandemic

Published by rudy Date posted on August 19, 2020

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The pandemic & informality: What needs to be done now!

Published by rudy Date posted on July 18, 2020

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How does informality aggravate the impact of COVID-19?

Published by rudy Date posted on June 23, 2020

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DTI: Sellers operating on ‘irregular’ basis not required to register

Published by rudy Date posted on June 19, 2020

By: Neil Arwin Mercado, INQINQUIRER.net, 19 Jun 2020 MANILA, Philippines — Sellers that are operating “intermittently or irregularly” as well as those selling homemade items as a hobby are not required to register, the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) said Friday.

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Tax justice and the informal economy: A review of the debates

Published by rudy Date posted on May 29, 2020

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ILO chief: Workers in informal economy face ‘utter destitution’

Published by rudy Date posted on May 23, 2020

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Pensions, informality, and the emerging middle class

Published by rudy Date posted on May 18, 2020

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COVID-19 crisis and the informal economy: Immediate responses and policy challenges

Published by rudy Date posted on May 18, 2020

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Insights from enterprise surveys: Including the informal economy in policy responses to COVID-19 (coronavirus)

Published by rudy Date posted on May 14, 2020

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COVID-19: Informal sector poverty to increase by 56% — ILO

Published by rudy Date posted on May 8, 2020

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Protecting Workers in the Informal Economy during COVID-19 Pandemic

Published by rudy Date posted on April 30, 2020

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Poster: COVID-19 health guidelines for informal traders

Published by rudy Date posted on April 28, 2020

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#Informalworkers are keeping their communities fed, informed & more sanitary during the COVID-19 crisis.

Published by rudy Date posted on April 28, 2020

#Informalworkers are keeping their communities fed, informed & more sanitary during the COVID-19 crisis. But they lack adequate protection & this puts them at additional risk. NEW OHS Guidelines aim to help workers protect themselves: https://t.co/udPr5RpDqf #SafeDay pic.twitter.com/I7WaX8VRw9 — WIEGO (@WIEGOGLOBAL) April 28, 2020

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Philippines: Informal workers face brunt of COVID-19 lockdown

Published by rudy Date posted on April 21, 2020

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