ILO Caribbean NewsLink, April-June 2017

The April - June 2017 issue features: Jamaica renews commitment towards International Labour Standards; World’s labour assembly moved to make a body of international labour standards more relevant; Child Labour - A serious threat to productive youth employment in the Caribbean; Stakeholder investment in skills development; Social dialogue in apprenticeship training; ILO and CDB hold policy dialogue on social protection and youth employment; ILO Specialists present progress reports on the implementation of the EU Project activities at the 2nd CEC Regional Forum; National employers’ organizations strengthen skills in social dialogue and disaster preparedness; Meeting with NIS and other stakeholders: Extending social security coverage to the self-employed in Guyana; Launch of the Saint Lucia OSH Policy; Regional Trade Unions develop research capabilities; Red Thread launches a Domestic Workers Service Cooperative Society... and more