, which move with a freelance worker from gig to gig, could drive this transition.There are already about 300 active digital platforms in Africa, employing close to 5 million workers.
But with these caveats, a points system with fully portable benefits
would fit the new world of work - and could become a cornerstone of a renewed social contract.
Washington State in the US is considering a similar charge under the moniker of 'portable benefits
', with a legislative bill that is supported by Uber.
In the case of education, the report calls on employers and colleges to work together to develop talent "pipelines." For example, it highlights Miami Dade College's "programs in animation and game development, working with companies such as Pixar Animation Studios and Google." Likewise, Toyota "has built its own advanced manufacturing technician program to provide a pathway for students seeking careers at the company." And to ensure labour mobility, the report gives pride of place to "flexicurity," in the form of portable benefits
("transition assistance for workers").
to sit down and discuss portable benefits
and its effects on small business owners globally http://smallbizpolicyforum.com/panels/portable-benefits-creating-infrastructure-entrepreneurs-thrive.
One way to change that: Offer so-called portable benefits
6 basic protections such as health care, retirement and sick pay -- that would follow all workers from job to job.
We also need to introduce modern and sustainable social-welfare systems, including fully portable benefits
. And we need to implement strategies for managing migration.
To address this challenge, we developed the idea of a "Shared Security System," a package of portable benefits
for contingent workers first proposed in the Summer 2015 issue of the journal Democracy ("Shared Security, Shared Growth").
The best method would be to enact a system of "portable benefits
" that can cover the nearly 150 million employed Americans, regardless of how they work or for whom.
In making their decision, plan sponsors also need to look at factors such as the impact on the volatility of cash flows, the demand of employees for more portable benefits
and the relative effects of the two types of plans on reported accounting income.
Multiemployer plans provide portable benefits
to workers who change employers, distribute risk among participating employers and participants, and continue to operate long after an individual employer, or sponsor, goes out of business, because their framework makes remaining employers jointly liable for funding benefits for all vested participants.