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[PASSED!] Safety in Difficult Times (GA #156)

Postby Sionis Prioratus » Wed Jul 28, 2010 12:38 pm

THANK YOU post!

Goodness gracious, we do have:

Restrictions on Child Labor
Workplace Safety Standards Act
Child Protection Act
Living Wage Act
Ban on Slavery and Trafficking
Access to Life-Saving Drugs
WA Labor Relations Act
Food Welfare Act
Quality in Health Services

...and now we have ✡ Social Security! :lol: (World Assembly Resolution #156)
...passed on a Fourth of July.



SAFETY IN DIFFICULT TIMES
A RESOLUTION TO REDUCE INCOME INEQUALITY AND INCREASE BASIC WELFARE.

[Social Justice / Significant]


THE WORLD ASSEMBLY,

HAILING its work in ensuring ever-greater social justice for all and a better life for workers and their families;

CONSIDERING that there is much yet to be done; that there are not enough international guarantees under which a basis of security and prosperity can be established;

SEEKING to assist people in dire situations so they can insert themselves again in the workforce as soon as possible instead of being a permanent burden for all society;

ESTABLISHES that:

1) Social Assistance (SA) shall grant benefits to workers and their families, as provided by this resolution. Each nation will determine the method, whether public, private or a mixture thereof, by which SA shall be financed.

2) National laws will update individual contributions as needed. Nations are very strongly encouraged to partner with other nations so as to create joint SAs, in order to ensure economic stability of SA under any circumstances.

3) Individuals shall have full access to information relating to SA’s management.

4) SA shall dispense benefits in the following cases:

  • Infirmity, disability and/or involuntary unemployment;
  • Illness severe enough to prevent the beneficiary from working;
  • Parental leave, when a child and/or other dependant is born or adopted;
  • Bereavement leave, after the death of one’s child, spouse, parent and/or sibling;
  • Pension for death to at least dependant next-of-kin;
  • Allowances to care for a sick relative and/or spouse.

5) Benefits:

a) Considering a household with a beneficiary and one dependant, wage-replacing benefits shall at least be able to pay for all of the following for the duration of the benefit: water and food sufficient to keep good health, housing, utilities such as power and water supply, dependant’s schooling costs;
b) In regards to pensions listed under 4): Pensions for survivors who are minors shall last until they have attained a basic education and are able to work; pensions for non-minors will have a minimum duration of one year, if they are not receiving any other SA benefit;
c) No benefit shall be granted to a person who intentionally harms oneself and/or other(s) for the purpose of getting SA benefits for oneself.

6) Nations shall retain full freedom to:

a) Subsidize work programs for the long-term unemployed;
b) Dispense other benefits not mentioned on this resolution;
c) Limit benefits of inmates and/or persons convicted of SA fraud;
d) Employ in public service people who are able and involuntarily unemployed, as long as previous resolutions are respected;
e) Reduce unemployment benefits in the long term (never less than 52 weeks) to encourage able people to be back into the workforce. In this situation, nations shall subsidize workers' re-training, apprenticeship schemes and further education geared towards constructive and productive work.

THE WORLD ASSEMBLY,

HAILING its work in ensuring ever-greater social justice for all & a better life for workers & their families;

CONSIDERING that there is much yet to be done; that there are not enough international guarantees under which a basis of security & prosperity can be established;

WORKING to protect people from the economic fears of old age, sickness, accidents & unemployment;

ESTABLISHES that:

1) Social Welfare (SW) shall grant benefits to workers & their families, as provided by this resolution. Each nation will determine the method, whether public, private or a mixture thereof, by which SW shall be financed.

2) Nations are very strongly encouraged to partner with other nations so as to create joint SWs, in order to ensure the economic stability of SW under any circumstances.

3) Individuals shall have full access to information relating to SW’s management.

4) SW shall dispense benefits in the following cases:

  • Infirmity, disability and/or involuntary unemployment;
  • Illness severe enough to prevent the beneficiary from working;
  • Parental leave, when a child and/or other dependent is born or adopted;
  • Bereavement leave, after the death of one’s child, spouse, parent and/or sibling;
  • Pension for death to at least one surviving spouse and/or dependent next-of-kin;
  • Allowances to care for a sick relative and/or spouse.

5) Benefits:

a) National laws will update the individual contributions as needed, in order to ensure the economic stability of SW;
b) Considering a household with a beneficiary and one dependent, wage-replacing benefits shall at least be able to pay for all of the following for the duration of the benefit: water & food sufficient to keep good health, housing, utilities such as power & water supply, dependent’s schooling costs;
c) In regards to pensions listed under 4): Pensions for survivors who are minors shall last until they have attained a basic education and are able to work; pensions for non-minors will have a minimum duration of one year, if they are not receiving any other SW benefit;
d) No benefit shall be granted to a person who intentionally harms oneself and/or other(s) for the purpose of getting SW benefits for oneself.

6) Nations shall retain full freedom to:

a) Subsidize work programs for the long-term unemployed;
b) Dispense other benefits not mentioned on this resolution;
c) Employ in public service people who are able & involuntarily unemployed, as long as previous resolutions are respected;
d) Reduce unemployment benefits in the long term (never less than 52 weeks) to encourage able people to be back into the workforce. In this situation, nations shall subsidize workers' re-training, apprenticeship schemes & further education geared towards constructive & productive work.
THE WORLD ASSEMBLY,

HAILING its work in ensuring ever greater social justice for all & a better life for workers & their families;

CONSIDERING that there is much yet to be done; that there are not enough international guarantees under which a basis of security & prosperity can be established;

WORKING to protect people from the economic fears of old age, sickness, accidents & unemployment;

ESTABLISHES that:

1) Social Welfare (SW) shall grant benefits to workers & their families, as provided by this resolution. Nations (or any assigned political divisions) shall retain full freedom to allow or disallow the participation of private enterprise in SW.

2) Nations are very strongly encouraged to partner with other nations so as to create joint SWs, in order to ensure the economic stability of SW under any circumstances.

3) Individuals shall have full access to information relating to SW’s management. SW shall be financed by national budgets or the budgets of assigned political divisions, as well as other existing private voluntary sources.

4) SW shall dispense benefits according to the following:

  • Infirmity, disability and/or involuntary unemployment;
  • Illness severe enough to prevent the beneficiary from working;
  • Parental leave, when a child and/or other dependent is born or adopted;
  • Bereavement leave, after the death of one’s child, spouse, parent and/or sibling;
  • Pension for death to at least one surviving spouse and/or dependent next-of-kin;
  • Allowances to care for a sick relative and/or spouse.

5) Benefits:

a) All contributions considered for calculation of benefits & to ensure the economic stability of SW shall be duly updated, as provided by national laws;
b) Considering a household with a beneficiary and one dependent, wage-replacing benefits shall at least be able to pay for all of the following for the duration of the benefit: water & food sufficient to keep good health, rent, utilities such as power & water supply, dependent’s schooling costs;
c) Pensions for survivors who are minors shall last until they have attained a basic education and are able to work; pensions for non-minors will have a minimum duration of one year, if they are not receiving any other SW benefit;
d) No benefit shall be granted to a person who intentionally harms oneself and/or other(s) for the purpose of getting SW benefits for oneself.

6) Nations shall retain full freedom to:

a) Subsidize work programs for the long-term unemployed;
b) Dispense other benefits not mentioned on this resolution;
c) Employ in public service people who are able & involuntarily unemployed, as long as previous resolutions are respected;
d) Reduce unemployment benefits in the long term (never less than 52 weeks) to encourage able people to be back into the workforce. In this situation, nations shall subsidize workers' re-training, apprenticeship schemes & further education geared towards constructive & productive work.
THE WORLD ASSEMBLY,

HAILING its work in ensuring ever greater social justice for all & a better life for workers & their families;

CONSIDERING that there is much yet to be done; that there are not enough international guarantees under which a basis of security & prosperity can be established;

WORKING to protect people from the economic fears of old age, sickness, accidents & unemployment;

ESTABLISHES that:

1) Social Welfare (SW) shall grant benefits to workers & their families, as provided by this act. Nations (or any assigned political divisions) shall retain full freedom to allow or disallow the participation of private enterprise in SW.

2) Nations are very strongly encouraged to partner with other nations so as to create joint SWs, in order to ensure the economic stability of SW under any circumstances.

3) Individuals shall have full access to information relating to SW’s management. SW shall be financed by national budgets or the budgets of assigned political divisions, as well as other existing private voluntary sources.

4) SW shall dispense benefits according to the following:

  • Infirmity, disability and/or involuntary unemployment;
  • Illness severe enough to prevent the beneficiary from working;
  • Parental leave, when a child and/or other dependent is born or adopted;
  • Bereavement leave, after the death of one’s child, spouse, parent and/or sibling;
  • Pension for death to at least one surviving spouse and/or dependent next-of-kin;
  • Allowances to care for a sick relative and/or spouse.

5) Benefits:

a) All contributions considered for calculation of benefits & to ensure the economic stability of SW shall be duly updated, as provided by national laws;
b) Considering a household with a beneficiary and one dependent, wage-replacing benefits shall at least be able to pay for all of the following for the duration of the benefit: water & food sufficient to keep good health, rent, utilities such as power & water supply, dependent’s schooling costs;
c) Pensions for survivors who are minors shall last until they have attained a basic education and are able to work; pensions for non-minors will have a minimum duration of one year, if they are not receiving any other SW benefit;
d) No benefit shall be granted to a person who premeditatedly harms oneself and/or other(s) for the purpose of getting SW benefits for oneself.

6) Nations shall retain full freedom to:

a) Subsidize work programs for the long-term unemployed;
b) Dispense occasional (non wage-replacing) benefits as they see fit;
c) Reduce unemployment benefits in the long term (never less than 52 weeks) to encourage able people to be back into the workforce. In this situation, nations shall subsidize workers' re-training, apprenticeship schemes & further education geared towards constructive & productive work.
THE WORLD ASSEMBLY,

HAILING its work in ensuring ever greater social justice for all & a better life for workers & their families;

CONSIDERING that there is much yet to be done; that there are not enough international guarantees under which a basis of security & prosperity can be established;

WORKING to protect people from the economic fears of old age, sickness, accidents & unemployment;

ESTABLISHES that:

1) Social Welfare (SW) shall grant benefits to workers & their families, as provided by this act. For the success of that mission, nations (or any assigned political divisions) shall retain full freedom to:

a) Allow or disallow the participation of private enterprise in SW;
b) Partner with other nations to create a joint SW if they so choose.

2) Individuals shall have full access to information relating to SW’s management. SW shall be financed by national budgets or the budgets of assigned political divisions, as well as other existing private voluntary sources;

3) SW shall dispense benefits according to the following:

a) Old age, disability and/or involuntary unemployment;
b) Illness severe enough to prevent the beneficiary from working;
c) Parental leave, when a child and/or other dependent is born to (or adopted by) a worker;
d) Bereavement leave, after the death of one’s child, spouse, parent and/or sibling;
e) Pension for death to at least one surviving spouse and/or dependent next-of-kin;
f) Allowances to care for a sick relative and/or spouse.

4) Benefits:

a) No wage-replacing benefit shall be lower than the national living wage or the international one, whichever is higher; readjustments shall be performed on a permanent basis, in order to preserve benefits’ actual buying value;
b) All contributions considered for calculation of benefits & to ensure SW solvency shall be duly updated, as provided by national laws;
c) No benefit shall be granted to a person who premeditatedly harms oneself and/or other(s) for the purpose of getting SW benefits for oneself.

5) Nations shall retain full freedom to:

a) Subsidize work programs for the long-term unemployed;
b) Dispense occasional (non wage-replacing) benefits as they see fit;
d) Reduce unemployment benefits in the long term (never less than 52 weeks) to encourage people to be back into the workforce. In this situation, nations shall subsidize workers' re-training, apprenticeship schemes & further education geared towards constructive & productive work.

6) Retirement is a lifelong benefit a worker receives upon permanent withdrawal from employment; SW shall provide for it, if that at least one of the following conditions is met:

a) Incapacitating illness and/or disability;
b) A nation-defined contribution time equivalent to a maximum of forty percent of average life expectancy;
c) Age equivalent to a maximum of eighty percent of average life expectancy, which for occupations known for hard physical labor shall be reduced by seven percent of average life expectancy.

7) A nation’s SW benefits can be extraordinarily & temporarily suspended if at least three-fourths of said nation’s population have lost their livelihoods; in which case international organizations devoted to humanitarian causes shall prioritize food & clothing distribution to those who otherwise would be receiving SW benefits, which shall resume as soon as normalcy is restored.
ESSENTIAL PROTECTION ACT
A RESOLUTION TO REDUCE INCOME INEQUALITY AND INCREASE BASIC WELFARE.

[Social Justice / Strong]


THE WORLD ASSEMBLY,

HAILING its work in ensuring ever greater social justice for all & a better life for workers & their families;

CONSIDERING that there is much yet to be done; that there are not enough international guarantees under which a basis of security & prosperity can be established;

WORKING to protect people from the economic fears of old age, sickness, accidents & unemployment;

ESTABLISHES that:

1) The Essential Protection Network (EP) shall grant benefits to all workers & their families, in the terms of this act. For the success of that mission, nations (or any assigned political divisions) shall retain full freedom to:

a) Allow or disallow the participation of private enterprise in EP;
b) Partner with other nations to create a joint EP if they so choose.

2) Individuals shall have full access to information relating to EP’s management. EP shall be financed by national budgets or the budgets of assigned political divisions, as well as other existing private voluntary sources;

3) EPs shall dispense benefits according to any of the following:

a) Old age, illness, disability and/or involuntary unemployment;
b) Parental leave, when a child and/or other dependent is born or adopted into a worker's household;
c) Bereavement leave, after the death of one’s child, spouse, parent and/or sibling;
d) Pension for death to at least one surviving spouse and/or next-of-kin;
e) Allowances to care for a sick relative and/or spouse.

4) Benefits:

a) No wage-replacing benefit shall be lower than the national living wage or the international one, whichever is higher; readjustments shall be performed on a permanent basis, in order to preserve benefits’ actual buying value;
b) All contributions considered for calculation of benefits & to ensure EP solvency shall be duly updated, as provided by national laws.

5) Retirement is a lifelong benefit a worker receives upon permanent withdrawal from said worker's remunerated employment; EP shall provide for it, if that at least one of the following conditions is met:

a) Incapacitating illness and/or disability;
b) A nation-defined contribution time equivalent to a maximum of forty percent of average life expectancy;
c) Age equivalent to a maximum of eighty percent of average life expectancy, which for occupations known for hard physical labor shall be reduced by seven percent of average life expectancy.

6) A nation’s EP benefits can be extraordinarily & temporarily suspended if at least three-fourths of said nation’s population have lost their livelihoods; in which case international organizations devoted to humanitarian causes shall prioritize food & clothing distribution to those who otherwise would be receiving EP benefits, which shall resume as soon as normalcy is restored.
SOCIAL SECURITY ACT
A RESOLUTION TO REDUCE INCOME INEQUALITY AND INCREASE BASIC WELFARE.

[Social Justice / Strong]


THE WORLD ASSEMBLY,

HAILING its work in ensuring ever greater social justice for all & a better life for workers & their families;

CONSIDERING that there is much yet to be done; that there are not enough international guarantees under which a basis of security & prosperity can be established;

WORKING to protect people from the economic fears of old age, sickness, accidents & unemployment;

ESTABLISHES that:

1) Social security shall guarantee that in the terms of this act, benefits be dispensed to all workers & their families, in national currency or nationally accepted forms of wealth; nations or any assigned political divisions shall retain full freedom to:

a) Allow or disallow private enterprise’s participation in social security;
b) Partner with other nations to create a joint social security system if they so choose.

2) Individuals shall have full access to information relating to social security’s management. It shall be financed by national budgets or the budgets of assigned political divisions, as well as other existing private voluntary sources;

3) Social security systems shall constitute separate systems in every nation or assigned political divisions, dispensing benefits to persons according to any of the following:

a) Old age, illness, disability and/or involuntary unemployment;
b) Parental leave, when a child and/or other dependant is born or adopted into a worker's household;
c) Bereavement leave, after the death of one’s child, spouse, parent and/or sibling;
d) Pension for death to at least one surviving spouse and/or next-of-kin;
e) Allowances to care for a sick relative and/or spouse.

4) Benefits:

a) Individuals shall retain full freedom to, free from duress, decline to receive benefits from social security;
b) No benefit replacing employment income shall be lower than the national or international living wage, whichever is higher; readjustments shall be performed on a permanent basis, to preserve benefits’ actual buying value;
c) All contributions considered for calculation of benefits & to ensure social security solvency shall be duly updated, as provided by national laws.

5) Retirement is a lifelong benefit a worker receives upon permanent withdrawal from said worker's remunerated employment (on condition said worker does not return to remunerated employment) and it shall be ensured by social security, provided that at least one of the following conditions is met:

a) Incapacitating illness and/or disability;
b) A nation-defined contribution time equivalent to a maximum of forty percent of average life expectancy;
c) Age equivalent to a maximum of eighty percent of average life expectancy, which for professions known for hard physical labor shall be reduced by seven percent of average life expectancy.

6) A nation’s social security benefits can be extraordinarily & temporarily suspended if at least three-fourths of said nation’s population have lost their livelihoods; in which case international organizations devoted to humanitarian causes are strongly urged prioritize food & clothing distribution to those who otherwise would be receiving social security benefits, which shall resume as soon as normalcy is restored.
SOCIAL SECURITY ACT
A RESOLUTION TO REDUCE INCOME INEQUALITY AND INCREASE BASIC WELFARE.

[Social Justice / Strong]


THE WORLD ASSEMBLY,

HAILING this organization’s work in ensuring ever greater social justice for all & a better life for workers & their families;

CONSIDERING that there is much yet to be done; that there are not enough international guarantees under which a new basis of security & prosperity can be established;

WORKING to protect people from the economic fears of old age, sickness, accidents & unemployment;

ESTABLISHES that:

1) Social security shall guarantee that in the terms of this act, benefits be dispensed to all workers & their families, in national currency or nationally accepted forms of wealth; nations or any assigned political divisions shall retain full freedom to allow or to disallow private enterprise’s participation in social security;

2) Social security systems shall constitute separate systems in every nation or assigned political divisions, dispensing benefits to persons according to any of the following:

a) Old age, illness, disability and/or involuntary unemployment;
b) Parental leave, when a child and/or other dependant is born or adopted into a worker's household;
c) Bereavement leave, after the death of one’s child, spouse, parent and/or sibling;
d) Pension for death to at least one surviving spouse and/or next-of-kin.

3) Benefits:

a) Individuals shall retain full freedom to, free from duress, decline to receive benefits from social security;
b) No benefit replacing employment income shall be lower than the national or international living wage, whichever is higher; readjustments shall be performed on a permanent basis, to preserve benefits’ actual buying value;
c) All contributions considered for calculation of benefits & to ensure social security solvency shall be duly updated, as provided by national laws;
d) Retirement is a lifelong benefit a worker receives upon permanent withdrawal from said worker's remunerated employment, on condition said worker does not return to remunerated employment.

4) Retirement shall be ensured by social security, provided that at least one of the following conditions is met:

a) Incapacitating illness and/or disability;
b) A nation-defined contribution time, in years, equivalent to a maximum of forty percent of average life expectancy;
c) Age equivalent to a maximum of eighty percent of average life expectancy, which for professions known for hard physical labor shall be reduced by seven percent of average life expectancy.

5) Individuals shall have full access to information relating to social security’s management. It shall be financed by national budgets or the budgets of assigned political divisions, as well as other existing private voluntary sources;

6) A nation’s social security benefits can be extraordinarily & temporarily suspended if at least three-fourths of said nation’s population have lost their livelihoods; in which case international organizations devoted to humanitarian causes shall prioritize food & clothing distribution to those who otherwise would be receiving social security benefits, which shall resume as soon as normalcy is restored.
SOCIAL SECURITY ACT
A RESOLUTION TO REDUCE INCOME INEQUALITY AND INCREASE BASIC WELFARE.

[Social Justice / Strong]


THE WORLD ASSEMBLY,

HAILING this organization’s work in ensuring greater social justice for all of its inhabitants;

PRAISING all the efforts done for the betterment of workers’ & their families’ lives;

CONSIDERING that there is much yet to be done; that there are not enough international guarantees under which a new basis of security & prosperity can be established;

WORKING to protect people from the economic fears of old age, sickness, accidents & unemployment;

ESTABLISHES that:

1) The social security systems shall guarantee in the terms of this act that benefits are dispensed to all workers, present or former, in national currency or other nationally accepted form of wealth; nations or any assigned political divisions shall retain full freedom to allow or to disallow participation of private enterprise in social security;

2) The social security systems (“social security”) shall constitute separate systems in every nation, or separate systems in assigned political divisions, dispensing benefits to persons according to any of the following situations:

a) Events of illness, old age, disability and/or involuntary unemployment;
b) Parental leave, in the event that a child and/or other dependant is born or adopted into a worker's household;
c) Bereavement leave, in the event of a spouse’s death;
d) Pension for death to their next-of-kin.

3) Benefits:

a) Individuals shall retain full freedom to, free from duress, decline to receive benefits from social security.
b) No benefit which replaces the person’s employment income shall be lower than the living wage, as defined nationally or internationally, whichever is higher;
c) Readjustment of benefits on a permanent basis shall be provided in order to preserve their actual buying value;
d) All contributions considered for the calculation of benefits & to ensure social security solvency shall be duly updated, as provided by national laws;
e) Retirement is defined as a lifelong benefit a worker receives upon permanent withdrawal from said worker's remunerated employment, on the condition said worker does not return to a remunerated employment.

4) Retirement shall be ensured by the social security, provided that at least one of the following conditions is met:

a) Incapacitating illness and/or disability.
b) A nation-defined contribution time, in years, equivalent to a maximum of forty percent of average life expectancy;
c) Age equivalent to a maximum of eighty percent of average life expectancy, which for professions known for hard physical labor shall be reduced by seven percent of average life expectancy;

5) People covered by social security shall have full access to information relating to its management. Social security shall be financed by national budgets or the budgets of assigned political divisions, as well as other existing private voluntary sources;

6) Dispensation of a nation’s social security benefits can be extraordinarily & temporarily suspended if at least three-fourths of said nation’s population have lost their livelihoods; in which case international organizations devoted to humanitarian causes shall prioritize food & clothing distribution to those who otherwise would be receiving social security benefits. Social security benefits shall resume as soon as normalcy is restored.
SOCIAL SECURITY ACT
A RESOLUTION TO REDUCE INCOME INEQUALITY AND INCREASE BASIC WELFARE.

[Social Justice / Strong]


THE WORLD ASSEMBLY,

HAILING this organization’s work in ensuring greater social justice for all of its inhabitants;

PRAISING all the efforts done for the betterment of workers’ & their families’ lives;

CONSIDERING that there is much yet to be done; that there are not enough international guarantees under which a new basis of security & prosperity can be established;

WORKING to protect people from the economic fears of old age, sickness, accidents & unemployment;

ESTABLISHES:

1) The social security systems shall guarantee in the terms of this act that benefits are dispensed to all workers, present or former, in national currency or other nationally accepted form of wealth; nations or any assigned political divisions shall retain full freedom to allow or to disallow participation of private enterprise in social security;

2) The social security systems (“social security”) shall constitute separate systems in every nation, or separate systems in assigned political divisions, dispensing benefits to persons according to any of the following situations:

a) Events of illness, disability and/or old age;
b) Workers in involuntary unemployment;
c) Parental leave, in the event that a child and/or other dependant is born or adopted into a worker's household;
d) Bereavement leave, in the event of a spouse’s death;
e) Pension for death to their next-of-kin.

3) Benefits:

a) No benefit which replaces the person’s employment income shall be lower than the living wage, as defined nationally or internationally, whichever is higher;
b) All contributions considered for the calculation of benefits shall be duly updated, as provided by national laws;
c) Readjustment of benefits on a permanent basis shall be provided in order to preserve their actual buying value;
d) Usual earnings in any legal activity shall be incorporated into the employment income, for the purposes of social security contributions, with consequent positive effects on benefits.
e) Retirement is defined as a lifelong benefit a worker receives upon permanent withdrawal from said worker's remunerated employment, on the condition said worker does not return to a remunerated employment.

4) Retirement shall be ensured by the social security, provided that at least one of the following conditions is met:

a) A nation-defined contribution time, in years, equivalent to a maximum of forty percent of average life expectancy;
b) Age equivalent to a maximum of eighty percent of average life expectancy, which for professions known for hard physical labor shall be reduced by seven percent of average life expectancy;
c) Incapacitating illness and/or disability.

5) People covered by social security shall have full access to information relating to its management. Social security shall be financed by national budgets or the budgets of assigned political divisions, as well as other existing private voluntary sources;

6) Other provisions:

a) Dispensation of a nation’s social security benefits can be extraordinarily & temporarily suspended if at least three-fourths of said nation’s population have lost their livelihoods; in which case international organizations devoted to humanitarian causes shall prioritize food & clothing distribution to those who otherwise would be receiving social security benefits. Social security benefits shall resume as soon as normalcy is restored;
b) Individuals shall retain full freedom to, free from duress, decline to receive any benefits from social security.
THE WORLD ASSEMBLY,

HAILING this organization’s work in ensuring greater social justice for all of its inhabitants;

PRAISING all the efforts done for the betterment of workers’ & their families’ lives;

CONSIDERING that there is much yet to be done; that there are not enough international guarantees under which a new basis of security & prosperity can be established;

WORKING to protect people from the economic fears of old age, sickness, accidents & unemployment;

ESTABLISHES:

1) The social security systems shall guarantee in the terms of this resolution that benefits, in national currency or other nationally accepted form of wealth, are dispensed to all workers, present or former; nations or any assigned political divisions shall retain full freedom to allow or to disallow participation of private enterprise in social security;

2) The social security systems (“social security”) shall constitute separate systems in every nation, or separate systems in assigned political divisions, dispensing benefits to persons according to any of the following situations:

a) Events of illness, disability & old age;
b) Workers in involuntary unemployment;
c) Maternity protection, especially to pregnant women;
d) Parental leave, in the event a worker and/or a worker’s spouse has a child born and/or adopted into the family;
e) Bereavement leave, in the event of a spouse’s death;
f) Pension for death to their next-of-kin.

3) Benefits:

a) No benefit which replaces the person’s employment income shall be lower than the living wage, as defined nationally or internationally, whichever is higher;
b) All contributions considered for the calculation of benefits shall be duly updated, as provided by national laws;
c) Readjustment of benefits on a permanent basis shall be provided in order to preserve their actual buying value;
d) Usual earnings in any legal activity shall be incorporated into the employment income, for the purposes of social security contributions, with consequent positive effects on benefits.

4) Retirement shall be ensured by the social security, provided that at least one of the following conditions is met:

a) A nation-defined contribution time, in years, equivalent to a maximum of forty percent of average life expectancy;
b) Age equivalent to a maximum of eighty percent of average life expectancy, which for rural workers, miners & fishermen shall be reduced by seven percent of average life expectancy.

5) People covered by social security shall have full access to information relating to its management;

6) Social security shall be financed by national budgets or the budgets of assigned political divisions, as well as other existing private voluntary sources;

7) Dispensation of a nation’s social security benefits can be extraordinarily & temporarily suspended if at least three-fourths of said nation’s population have been hit by disaster *; in which case in addition to the normal duties of the International Humanitarian Aid Coordination Committee, the International Food Welfare Organization shall prioritize food distribution to those who otherwise would be receiving social security benefits. National social security benefits shall resume as soon as normalcy is restored.




* "Disaster" is thusly defined by GA #51:
A Disaster as an event caused by man or nature, either of which that causes large scale death and/or destruction to lives and/or livelihoods;

and livelihood being defined as "the financial means whereby one lives", "someone's job", "Means of earning a living; source of income"; it seems clear that "disaster" covers mass unemployment. Whether this was or not the original intention of the author, the law is clear.

We are thinking about merging clauses 5) and 6). Feedback is appreciated.
[Social Justice / Strong]

THE WORLD ASSEMBLY

HAILING this organization’s work in ensuring greater social justice for all of its inhabitants;

PRAISING all the efforts done for the betterment of workers’ & their families’ lives;

CONSIDERING that there is much yet to be done; that there are not enough international guarantees under which a new basis of security & prosperity can be established;

WORKING to protect people from the economic fears of old age, sickness, accidents & unemployment;

IT IS ESTABLISHED:

1) The social security systems shall constitute separate systems in every nation (or assigned political divisions), organized according to the following guidelines:

a) Coverage in the events of illness, disability, death & old age;
b) Maternity protection, especially to pregnant women;
c) Protecting workers in involuntary unemployment;
d) Pension for death of insured persons to their next-of-kin.

2) The social security systems shall be financed by national budgets or the budgets of assigned political divisions, as well as other existing private voluntary sources; nations or any assigned political divisions shall retain full freedom to allow or not, partial to full participation of private enterprise in their social security systems;

3) Benefits:

a) No benefit which replaces the insured person’s employment income will be lower than the living wage, as defined nationally or internationally, whichever is higher.
b) All contributions considered for the calculation of benefits will be duly updated, as provided by national laws;
c) Readjustment of benefits on a permanent basis shall be provided to preserve their actual buying value;
d) Usual earnings in any legal capacity shall be incorporated into the salary, for the purposes of social security contribution, with consequent effects on benefits;

4) Retirement is ensured by the social security system, in accordance with law, provided that the following conditions are met:

a) Contribution time, in years, equivalent to forty percent of the average life expectancy,
b) Age equivalent to eighty percent of average life expectancy, which for rural workers, miners & fishermen can be reduced by seven percent of the average life expectancy.

5) People covered by social security systems shall have full access to information relating to the management of their programs.
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Postby Bergnovinaia » Wed Jul 28, 2010 12:59 pm

Why are there two of these threads?
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Bergnovinaia wrote:Why are there two of these threads?


There was a server error when I was posting, will ask for Modfix.

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Postby Charlotte Ryberg » Wed Jul 28, 2010 1:59 pm

I think this draft sounds great. I was wondering if there provisions for shelters and other help for the homeless, or is it worthy of having this addressed separately?

Yours with interest,

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Postby Sionis Prioratus » Wed Jul 28, 2010 2:07 pm

Charlotte Ryberg wrote:I think this draft sounds great. I was wondering if there provisions for shelters and other help for the homeless, or is it worthy of having this addressed separately?

Yours with interest,


Homeless protection would be great, but given the distinction between the subjects, and the length we expect this text will acquire over time, maybe a separate resolution would do the trick.

But, we note that the text currently reads

a) No benefit which replaces the insured person’s employment income will be lower than the living wage, as defined nationally or internationally, whichever is higher.


And that currently international living wages are controlled by Living Wage Act, which states in relevant part:

DEFINES the Basic Poverty Line as the cost of enough food and drink to keep a person healthy for a week, plus one week's rent for an average one-person dwelling, plus the cost of an average weekly commute between home and work, plus the pro-rata weekly cost of those utilities deemed appropriate, less any income or benefits provided to all workers by the nation;

DEFINES the Dependent Poverty Line as the Basic Poverty Line, substituting an average two-person dwelling for an average one-person dwelling, plus the cost of enough food and drink to keep a dependent healthy for a week, plus the pro-rata weekly cost of schooling for a dependent, less any additional income or benefits provided to all workers with dependents by the nation;


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Postby Grays Harbor » Wed Jul 28, 2010 2:15 pm

We are curious as to why the WA should need to mandate social security for all nations? This seems like a bit too much intrusive micromanagement for our taste.
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Postby Sionis Prioratus » Wed Jul 28, 2010 2:18 pm

Grays Harbor wrote:We are curious as to why the WA should need to mandate social security for all nations? This seems like a bit too much intrusive micromanagement for our taste.


Maybe it would be nice if the elderly and the sick would not be left starving, Your Excellency? Just a thought...

Yours in glee over some ambassadors' predictability,
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Postby Grays Harbor » Wed Jul 28, 2010 2:34 pm

Sionis Prioratus wrote:
Grays Harbor wrote:We are curious as to why the WA should need to mandate social security for all nations? This seems like a bit too much intrusive micromanagement for our taste.


Maybe it would be nice if the elderly and the sick would not be left starving, Your Excellency? Just a thought...

Yours in glee over some ambassadors' predictability,


Then it should be for each nation to work out for themselves, not for the WA to mandate what is, or should be, a strictly national policy.
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Postby Sionis Prioratus » Wed Jul 28, 2010 2:38 pm

Grays Harbor wrote:Then it should be for each nation to work out for themselves,


Of course! All nations want to "work that out"! :roll:

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Postby Freeoplis » Wed Jul 28, 2010 2:42 pm

Our initial thoughts are a provision for Paternity time and allowance should also be included. We will review the rest of the proposal in good time and report back on the finer detail.
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Postby Grays Harbor » Wed Jul 28, 2010 2:49 pm

Sionis Prioratus wrote:
Grays Harbor wrote:Then it should be for each nation to work out for themselves,


Of course! All nations want to "work that out"! :roll:

Yours in dismay,


And it is up to them to "work it out" on their own, not for the WA to ride in on their white horse and dictate to them what their national economic and social policies should be. This is strictly a national issue. It does not require somebody else to mandate their policies because of a "We know what medicine is best for you, and if you have trouble swallowing it, we can get the WA to shove it down your throat" attitude. The WA is not Mommy, nor is it Daddy.
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Postby Syrrinx » Wed Jul 28, 2010 2:54 pm

"4) Retirement is ensured by the social security system, in accordance with law, provided that the following conditions are met: "

How can retirement be ensured? Especially if this program is only based on contributions.

It seems this could only work if there were more young than old, and if this is the case, it seems this is a ponzi scheme
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Postby Sionis Prioratus » Wed Jul 28, 2010 2:55 pm

Grays Harbor wrote:
Sionis Prioratus wrote:
Grays Harbor wrote:Then it should be for each nation to work out for themselves,


Of course! All nations want to "work that out"! :roll:

Yours in dismay,


And it is up to them to "work it out" on their own, not for the WA to ride in on their white horse and dictate to them what their national economic and social policies should be. This is strictly a national issue. It does not require somebody else to mandate their policies because of a "We know what medicine is best for you, and if you have trouble swallowing it, we can get the WA to shove it down your throat" attitude. The WA is not Mommy, nor is it Daddy.


Of course, let us just ignore people who are starving due to sheer indifference from their national governments, because national governments are Sacred Cows, and cannot ever - ever! - be touched!

Why fight for people too frail to fight for themselves, when we should just meekly bask in the resplandecent glory of our Gods, the National Governments?

Yours vomiting,
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Postby Quadrimmina » Wed Jul 28, 2010 2:55 pm

Grays Harbor wrote:
Sionis Prioratus wrote:
Grays Harbor wrote:Then it should be for each nation to work out for themselves,


Of course! All nations want to "work that out"! :roll:

Yours in dismay,


And it is up to them to "work it out" on their own, not for the WA to ride in on their white horse and dictate to them what their national economic and social policies should be. This is strictly a national issue. It does not require somebody else to mandate their policies because of a "We know what medicine is best for you, and if you have trouble swallowing it, we can get the WA to shove it down your throat" attitude. The WA is not Mommy, nor is it Daddy.

We ask the delegation from Grays Harbor where the line is between WA business and national business.

Frankly, we support the intent of this resolution. Every person should have access to some social safety net. This is a basic right. And if any nation is denying this right, I hope the WA would right this wrong.

But if you are against this, please tell our delegation where the line is for what the WA should regulate and what nations should.
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Postby Sionis Prioratus » Wed Jul 28, 2010 2:58 pm

Syrrinx wrote:"4) Retirement is ensured by the social security system, in accordance with law, provided that the following conditions are met: "

How can retirement be ensured? Especially if this program is only based on contributions.


Contributions would be mandatory, whether an inhabitant opts for a private system (if the nation allows them), or opts for a public system (if a nation has one).

Feel free to make any further inquiries,

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Postby Syrrinx » Wed Jul 28, 2010 3:00 pm

Sionis Prioratus wrote:
Of course, let us just ignore people who are starving due to sheer indifference from their national governments, because national governments are Sacred Cows, and cannot ever - ever! - be touched!

Why fight for people too frail to fight for themselves, when we should just meekly bask in the resplandecent glory of our Gods, the National Governments?

Yours vomiting,

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Postby Sionis Prioratus » Wed Jul 28, 2010 3:01 pm

Freeoplis wrote:Our initial thoughts are a provision for Paternity time and allowance should also be included. We will review the rest of the proposal in good time and report back on the finer detail.


This is interesting, Your Excellency. We await anxiously for Your Excellency's thorough analysis.

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Postby Grays Harbor » Wed Jul 28, 2010 3:07 pm

Quadrimmina wrote:
Grays Harbor wrote:
Sionis Prioratus wrote:
Grays Harbor wrote:Then it should be for each nation to work out for themselves,


Of course! All nations want to "work that out"! :roll:

Yours in dismay,


And it is up to them to "work it out" on their own, not for the WA to ride in on their white horse and dictate to them what their national economic and social policies should be. This is strictly a national issue. It does not require somebody else to mandate their policies because of a "We know what medicine is best for you, and if you have trouble swallowing it, we can get the WA to shove it down your throat" attitude. The WA is not Mommy, nor is it Daddy.

We ask the delegation from Grays Harbor where the line is between WA business and national business.

Frankly, we support the intent of this resolution. Every person should have access to some social safety net. This is a basic right. And if any nation is denying this right, I hope the WA would right this wrong.

But if you are against this, please tell our delegation where the line is for what the WA should regulate and what nations should.


The line between national and WA? "Does it have international implications" should be the first test given, and if the answer is no, then it is not WA business.

Also, just when did a "social safety net" become a "right"? How was that determined and by Whom?
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Postby Sionis Prioratus » Wed Jul 28, 2010 3:13 pm

Quadrimmina wrote:We ask the delegation from Grays Harbor [...] where the line is for what the WA should regulate and what nations should.


That one we can answer, Your Excellency:

To the Most Eminent Ambassador from Grays Harbor, post stamps are more important than human lives.

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Postby Grays Harbor » Wed Jul 28, 2010 3:30 pm

Sionis Prioratus wrote:
Quadrimmina wrote:We ask the delegation from Grays Harbor [...] where the line is for what the WA should regulate and what nations should.


That one we can answer, Your Excellency:

To the Most Eminent Ambassador from Grays Harbor, post stamps are more important than human lives.

Yours,
We really appreciate you putting words into our mouth. To answer your snideness, we can only point out that International mail is International, social policies are domestic.

We are saddened that your excellency cannot see the difference, or that he cares not to through obfuscation and misdirection.
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Postby Sionis Prioratus » Wed Jul 28, 2010 3:37 pm

Grays Harbor wrote:we can only point out that International mail is International, social policies are domestic.


So a genocide next door is none of Your Excellency's business, is it?

"See guys, I'm really sorry you're killing each other, I really am... but nation C wants me to deliver this international package to you, a nice toaster might I say, could you stop the carnage for a second? I promise to not pester you any longer after you sign this receipt..."
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Postby Grays Harbor » Wed Jul 28, 2010 3:40 pm

Sionis Prioratus wrote:
Grays Harbor wrote:we can only point out that International mail is International, social policies are domestic.


So a genocide next door is none of Your Excellency's business, is it?

"See guys, I'm really sorry you're killing each other, I really am... but nation C wants me to deliver this international package to you, a nice toaster might I say, could you stop the carnage for a second? I promise to not pester you any longer after you sign this receipt..."


Only you would compare genocide to welfare.
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Postby Sionis Prioratus » Wed Jul 28, 2010 3:46 pm

Grays Harbor wrote:
Sionis Prioratus wrote:
Grays Harbor wrote:we can only point out that International mail is International, social policies are domestic.


So a genocide next door is none of Your Excellency's business, is it?

"See guys, I'm really sorry you're killing each other, I really am... but nation C wants me to deliver this international package to you, a nice toaster might I say, could you stop the carnage for a second? I promise to not pester you any longer after you sign this receipt..."


Only you would compare genocide to welfare.


No, we are comparing genocide to post stamps; the latter seem to take precedence in Your Excellency's moral Universe.

Yours in disbelief,

p.s.: We would invite all Delegations to engage in constructive criticism.
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Postby Grays Harbor » Wed Jul 28, 2010 3:52 pm

Sionis Prioratus wrote:
Grays Harbor wrote:
Sionis Prioratus wrote:
Grays Harbor wrote:we can only point out that International mail is International, social policies are domestic.


So a genocide next door is none of Your Excellency's business, is it?

"See guys, I'm really sorry you're killing each other, I really am... but nation C wants me to deliver this international package to you, a nice toaster might I say, could you stop the carnage for a second? I promise to not pester you any longer after you sign this receipt..."


Only you would compare genocide to welfare.


No, we are comparing genocide to post stamps; the latter seem to take precedence in Your Excellency's moral Universe.

Yours in disbelief,

p.s.: We would invite all Delegations to engage in constructive criticism.


Again, a silly and impractical comparison. Misdirection does not suit you.
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Postby Quadrimmina » Wed Jul 28, 2010 5:01 pm

Grays Harbor wrote:
Quadrimmina wrote:
Grays Harbor wrote:
Sionis Prioratus wrote:
Grays Harbor wrote:Then it should be for each nation to work out for themselves,


Of course! All nations want to "work that out"! :roll:

Yours in dismay,


And it is up to them to "work it out" on their own, not for the WA to ride in on their white horse and dictate to them what their national economic and social policies should be. This is strictly a national issue. It does not require somebody else to mandate their policies because of a "We know what medicine is best for you, and if you have trouble swallowing it, we can get the WA to shove it down your throat" attitude. The WA is not Mommy, nor is it Daddy.

We ask the delegation from Grays Harbor where the line is between WA business and national business.

Frankly, we support the intent of this resolution. Every person should have access to some social safety net. This is a basic right. And if any nation is denying this right, I hope the WA would right this wrong.

But if you are against this, please tell our delegation where the line is for what the WA should regulate and what nations should.


The line between national and WA? "Does it have international implications" should be the first test given, and if the answer is no, then it is not WA business.

Also, just when did a "social safety net" become a "right"? How was that determined and by Whom?


Well, then that means a lot of resolutions on the books should not be made. In fact, the entire "human rights" category should be abolished, right? In fact, almost every category should be abolished.

The World Assembly is there to help people when their nations fail to help them. When their nation fails to provide them with a social safety net...we here are gathering to fix that.
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SC#28 (Commend Sionis Prioratus)
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