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Social Protection

Building social protection floors and comprehensive social security systems

Resource

Introduction to social security

International Labour Organization
International Labour Organization
1984
92-2-103638-3
194
World
Guide / manual
English
23.10.2009 - SP Admin
Consultations 29073

Summary (English)

Introductory guide to social security and the role of ILO technical cooperation - describes health service, health insurance, maternity benefits, employment accident benefits, old age benefits, survivors benefits, disability benefits, unemployment benefit, and family benefits; explains the institutional framework, methods of financing, and the economic implications of income redistribution; discusses special arrangements for migrant workers; summarizes ILO Convention No. 102 on social security. Bibliography and statistical tables.