Around the world, young people with few job options are forced to take whatever work they can find, no matter how low the pay or insecure the work. Many sign on with platform-based jobs to get by. Others leave their country with the hope of finding decent, secure work elsewhere, looking for a chance to fairly compete on a level playing field. The latest Solidarity Center Podcast takes a look at what’s happening in Serbia, where one in four young people are not employed and not in school, and how unions there are meeting the challenges.
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- The Confederation of Autonomous Trade Unions of Serbia / SSSS (CATUS)
- CATUS Facebook
- Youth Section, CATUS
- Women and Men in the Informal Economy: A Statistical Picture (ILO, 2018)
Informal economy work is increasing in some European and Central Asian countries. With the exception of Armenia, the picture shows an increase in the share of informal employment as illustrated by the Russian Federation and Serbia.