Publications

2018

  1. ILO Caribbean NewsLink, July-September 2018

    25 October 2018

    Suriname prepares for 2nd Decent Work Country Programme; ILO conducts Workshops to upgrade constituents skills in conciliation and mediation; Trinidad and Tobago embarks on reforming the Trade Unions Act; T&T National consultations to codify the labour legislation ongoing; Developing trade union perspectives on the future of work; Bahamas Chamber of Commerce and Employers’ Confederation host the 2018 Labour Law Workshop in partnership with the ILO; The ILO, UN Women and the EU form a strategic partnership to implement ‘Win-Win: Gender Equality means Good Business’ programme; BELIZE: Government close the social security coverage gap for the self-employed with ILO’s support; GRENADA: in the process of developing an OSH Policy with ILO’s support; ILO participates in Caribbean Forum on population, youth and development; ILO facilitates training in Suriname on functions of employment services; Government of Jamaica continues its programme on the elimination of child labour with support from the ILO and the Government of Brazil...and more

  2. Recommendation No. 205 on Employment and Decent Work for Peace and Resilience: What Role for Trade Unions?

    12 October 2018

    This policy brief aims at assisting workers’ organisations in positioning themselves with regard to conflicts and disasters, in particular, with regard to the generation of employment and decent work for the purpose of prevention, recovery, peace, and resilience with respect to crisis situations arising from both conflicts and disasters.

  3. Women in Business and Management: Gaining Momentum in the Caribbean

    26 September 2018

    This report responds to the need for further research into women in business and management in the Caribbean to provide companies and EBMOs with the very information they could benefit from.

  4. Factsheet - Women in business and management: Gaining momentum in the Caribbean

    26 September 2018

  5. ILO Caribbean NewsLink, April-June 2018

    15 August 2018

    ILC 2018 closes with a call to nurture, protect and practice social dialogue; ILO trains tripartite group in Belize on negotiation/conciliation skills; 34th COHSOD focuses on Human Resource Development; Resilience building in Anguilla after the disaster: The role of cooperatives; Putting people at the centre of Guyana’s Green State Development Strategy; ILO participates in the Future of Work (FoW) in Aruba; ILO conducts training on labour inspection in Saint Kitts and Nevis; Connecting the dots Striking a balance between work, life & ageing; ILO and STATIN launch Child Labour Survey in Jamaica;...and more

  6. Caribbean Cooperative Management Training Programmes: Step-by-Step guide to planning and starting a cooperative

    10 July 2018

    This Manual is designed to help promoters and organizers eliminate mistakes and minimize risks that may occur during the formation stages of the cooperative and later on when it is fully operational.

  7. Caribbean Cooperative Management Training Programmes: Module 3 - Cooperative Organization and Management

    10 July 2018

    The purpose of this module is to help you understand the way a cooperative needs to be organized and managed. It follows from the Module 2: Starting a Cooperative Enterprise and is designed specifically for staff, committee and board members, cooperative development technical field staff from government and/or national cooperative leagues.

  8. Caribbean Cooperative Management Training Programmes: Module 2 - Starting a Cooperative Enterprise

    10 July 2018

    The purpose of this module is to provide a step by step guide for those seeking to start a new cooperative. This module is designed specifically for entrepreneurs and individuals who have adopted the cooperative as the preferred form of business structure.

  9. Caribbean Cooperative Management Training Programmes: Module 1 - What is a Cooperative Enterprise

    10 July 2018

    The purpose of Module 1 is to help the reader understand the history, evolution and continued relevance of the cooperative enterprise as a viable alternative to other forms of business enterprises.

  10. Mapping of youth employment interventions in Caribbean countries: Mapping of youth employment interventions in Caribbean countries: Antigua and Barbuda Barbados, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Guyana, Jamaica, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Trinidad and Tobago

    20 June 2018

    Warning: this document is a draft. Notwithstanding the substantive amount of work and research carried out for its completion, it may still contain omissions or errors. It is made available solely for the purpose of verification and correction or further research from third parties. The ILO declines all responsibility for any errors or omissions which this document may contain, or for any use which may be made of it by third parties.