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Majority of the workers from 27 countries are worried about losing their job

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The FINANCIAL — A new Ipsos survey of more than 12,000 working adults from 27 countries for the World Economic Forum finds 54% of them expressing concern about losing their job in the next 12 months. Perceived job insecurity varies widely across countries: it is stated by three in four workers in Russia, compared to just one in four in Germany. Two thirds of workers worldwide say they can learn and develop skills needed for the jobs of the future through their current employer. While nearly nine in ten workers in Spain report being able to gain essential new skills on the…

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Majority of the workers from 27 countries are worried about losing their job

3 mins read

The FINANCIAL — A new Ipsos survey of more than 12,000 working adults from 27 countries for the World Economic Forum finds 54% of them expressing concern about losing their job in the next 12 months. Perceived job insecurity varies widely across countries: it is stated by three in four workers in Russia, compared to just one…

Delivery workers are among the unsung heroes of this crisis - are we doing enough to support them? Image: REUTERS/Lisi Niesner

Only a fifth of countries provide sick pay: Which countries manager the crisis better?

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The FINANCIAL -- Making sure that sick people get the care they need and don't infect others is one of the key planks of containing COVID-19 - but the majority of the world's workers have little choice about putting in a shift, even if they feel unwell. Almost 25 million jobs could be lost worldwide…