The main topics discussed during the second day of the General Assembly of the Europe and Asia section of the International Organization of Employers were labour market issues and opportunities for intensifying cooperation between members and the IOE.
On the first day of the General Assembly of the Europe and Central Asia section of the International Organization of Employers, delegates focused mainly on the history of employers' organizations in post-socialist countries and the challenges they face in the future.
Kadyr Baykenov of Kazakhstan has been elected the new chairman of the International Coordinating Council of Employers' Unions. He was chosen by representatives of employers' organizations from 11 countries during a meeting of the Council in Warsaw. The event was hosted by Employers of Poland.
As many as 68 percent of SMEs assess the comprehensibility of tax regulations as low or very low. 86 percent are of the opinion that lawmakers do not listen to entrepreneurs. Around 80 percent think that during a control, officials can always find an irregularity. Such are the conclusions of the “VAT in Poland – obstacles for SMEs” report, prepared by Employers of Poland on the basis of a survey by TNS Poland.
On Monday August 25th at the headquarters of Employers of Poland, Undersecretary of State in the Ministry of Labour and Social Policy Małgorzata Marcińska and President of Employers of Poland Andrzej Malinowski encouraged businessmen to participate in the Charter program.
Observatory of Regional Labour Markets
Monitoring of labour market in a region involves diagnosis of basic supply and demand determinants influencing the situation on the market, analysis of historical and current trends as well as making forecasts for its development. All this is crucial for main stakeholders of the labour market, namely employers and employees, to adjust effectively to its natural changeability.