Welcome to OEDS

The Open Employment Data Standards (OEDS) maintains an initiative aimed at standardizing how employment data are recorded, stored and distributed.

Specification

Over 200 data fields and capabilities have been meticulously curated to create a common standard for everyone creating, storing, transmitting, or using employment data.


Secure

Deep care has been taken to the security of this data at the forefront.

Complete

For all forms of work — shift, part-time, full time, task, or gig — these standards aim to work for all employment data globally.


Data types

Each data field has a provisional technical data type to encourage a consistent way to store and transfer data.

Examples

Each data field is accompanied by an example, to illustrate the description.


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Coverage

Transparency of capabilities is paramount to a more equitable marketplace.The OEDS tracks adherence to standards and how marketplace participants are performing against them.


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Payroll Service Providers

Integrations with conglomerates that are custodians of employment records for both employers and employees.

Employers

For all forms of work — shift, part-time, full time, task, or gig — these standards aim to work for all employment data globally.


Membership