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Informality

Four ways to empower informal workers

Josephine d'Allant | Posted 12.09.2016 | Impact
Josephine d'Allant

By Adèle Charbonneau Informal workers are the lifeblood of cities around the world. They sell vegetables on the streets, clean the homes of the mor...

Yoga Pants Defiant: My Crusade Against the Cult of Casual

Catherine Zinger | Posted 04.02.2014 | Style
Catherine Zinger

When "Casual Fridays" took hold in the early nineties with the rise of the tech bubble, Americans, turned the formality dial down from power suits, to business casual, to questionably casual, to downright slovenly, and have left it there ever since.

Working in the Shadows: What Have We Learned About Informality?

Marcelo Giugale | Posted 01.29.2013 | Home
Marcelo Giugale

In the average developing country, most people work outside the law -- they have no contract, are not registered, carry no license, pay no tax or make no pension contribution. They get no social benefits or labor protection either. They are "informal."