WageIndicator has added the largest part of the Arab world to its array of websites. Featuring 140 country websites, WageIndicator now almost encompasses three-quarters of the world's countries. The 15 newest additions are:
The Indonesian WageIndicator team, responsible for Gajimu.com and the Gajimu Garment project, has set up WageIndicator Data Academy. They did so in close collaboration with the international WageIndicator team and the Trade Union Rights Centre (TURC). The first group of students consists of interviewers who conduct Decent Work Check surveys in Indonesian garment factories. The WageIndicator Data Academy is scheduled to start in March 2020.
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In the Indonesian region of West Kalimantan, WageIndicator aims to improve labour rights in the palm oil value chain. For this pilot project, a database containing collective agreements will be set up, which can provide valuable data to address and mitigate labour rights risks.
Together with Bangladesh Institute of Development Studies (BIDS), WageIndicator plans to gain insight in actual wages, the Cost of Living and collective agreements in Bangladesh. In this way, both partners want to strengthen the say of trade unions through improved collective agreements
By uncovering the unpaid activities that increasingly underlie paid employment as a source of 'value' creation in the labour market, ResPecTMe will generate a novel scientific perspective which breaks the paid/unpaid distinction.
WageIndicator is currently aiming to systematically gather knowledge on the platform economy to achieve improvements. Its results on platform workers' rights can be now found through the Decent Work Check on the Indian Paycheck.in and the Dutch Loonwijzer.nl websites. Funding is provided by Instituut Gak.
WageIndicator Foundation collects, compares and shares labour market information through online and offline surveys and research. Its national websites serve as always up-to-date online libraries featuring (living) wage information, labour law and career advice, for employees, employers and social partners. In this way, WageIndicator is a life changer for millions of people around the world. To learn more, visit WageIndicator.org or your national website.