ENSURING INCOME SUPPORT
AND ACCESS TO HEALTH
CARE FOR ALL WORKERS THROUGH
UNIVERSAL SOCIAL PROTECTION
Millions of jobs will be lost, and millions of people will be pushed into poverty as they will not have money to feed themselves and their families.
Unemployment benefits and compensation arrangements are key to ensure workers’ income security and to provide them access to healthcare, in line with the ILO Convention 102 on social protection.
It is urgent to put in place universal social protection systems covering all workers, regardless their contractual status, such as self-employed and platform economy workers.