17 January 2019
Higher salaries under a leaner and more transparent system: Moldova introduces new public pay system
04 December 2018
On 1 December 2018, the Government of Moldova introduced a new unitary pay system in the public sector. The aim of this reform was to make the public pay system simpler, more transparent, and fairer. The ILO together with German GIZ and the European Union provided technical assistance and played a critical role in facilitating the process leading up to the adoption of the new law.
09 November 2018
This issue reports on ILO programme developments in the Central and Eastern European region, features new publications and interviews with ILO partners.
30 October 2018
On 27 September, 2018, a group of ILO constituents from the Western Balkans, Moldova and Ukraine, participants of the ILO Regional Research Seminar, visited the Budapest Complex Center of Vocational Training (BCCVT) and Manfréd Weiss Vocational School, situated in an industrial complex outside Budapest. Participants gained an insight into Hungary’s TVET-system and specifically into the innovative teaching methods applied at this school.
29 October 2018
On 25-28 September, 2018 the ILO brought together a group of its constituents in Central and Eastern Europe for a training on key labour market and social policy issues in the region. The objective of the training was to provide participants with the latest evidence in order to support them in their role as advocates for the decent work agenda.
30 August 2018
The project offers opportunities to fill some of the information gaps that young Moldovans face in making schooling and jobs decisions by introducing an adapted and innovated version of the ‘Surfing the labour market’ tool which is an online platform and a phone application. A partnership of relevant and concerned institutions (including the employment offices, career centres, schools, employers) is responsible for the adaptation of this package in a move to improve its effectiveness and also ensure follow up to this intervention. The project is realized with the support of the Government of the Czech Republic.
22 August 2018
On August 9th, 2018 the Government of Moldova introduced a new Employment Promotion Law. With a very low labour force participation rate (slightly above 40 percent in 2017), Moldova is faltering far behind its peers in the region. The law aims at more employment opportunities and better life prospects for many Moldovans, both women and men. The ILO has provided technical guidance and played a facilitating role in the process leading up to the adoption of the new law.
29 June 2018
This issue reports on ILO programme developments and new projects in the Central and Eastern European region.
23 May 2018
The project aims to improve employment policies with particular attention to women and young people. The focus of the intervention will be on the implementation of the National Employment Policy, the design and implementation of the Territorial/Local Employment Pacts and the implementation of the recommendations coming from the functional audit of the Public Employment Service.
08 May 2018
A new collective agreement covering 23,000 workers (based on data provided by the social partners) employed in 104 SMEs enterprises in the textile, leather and garment industry in Moldova provides for a 5 per cent increase of the branch minimum wage, and for the first time a negotiated wage scale better aligned to the job structure of the industry.