29 November 2019
It has become harder for trade unions in both developed and emerging countries to protect the rights of workers and working conditions, as shown not only in the reduction of unionization, but also the fall in the labour share of income in most countries.This issue of the Journal compiles the thoughts of leading academics on the topics that are shaping discussions on the future of work. The Journal aims to serve as a stepping stone for the labour movement in its own deliberations on how workers’organizations can react to the fundamental changes that are affecting the world of work, and that it will provide further reflections on the transformation of trade unions these changes might entail.
13 November 2019
Within the framework of the Regional Refugees and Migrants Response Plan (RMRP), the ILO is launching an appeal to its development partners to support the response to the unprecedented refugees and migrants crisis that the Latin American region. The ILO is leading the inter-agency response on socio-economic integration of Venezuelan migrants and refugees, and has developed this comprehensive intervention strategy with IOM, FAO and OAS.
07 November 2019
The DWCP is intended to represent the tripartite commitment of Government, employers’ and workers’ organizations to achieve Suriname’s national development goals, as well as articulate a programme of action for the key areas in which the ILO’s collaboration with the tripartite partners is expected to lead to positive changes in the world of work.
02 November 2019
How to secure and promote freedom of association? This web application provides an overview of the principles on freedom of association and explains how ILO procedures and bodies can be best used to secure and promote freedom of association across the world.
15 October 2019
In this issue: ILO Future of Work Report shapes dialogue for First Biennial Caribbean Workers’ Forum; ILO Caribbean Director delivers keynote address at GAWU Conference; ILO participates in the 30th Meeting of Heads of CARICOM Social Security Organizations; ILO standards help to guide regional meeting on Caribbean labour migration governance; WIN-WIN Project assesses research on women’s entrepreneurship development in Jamaica; Capacity building in vocational training in the Caribbean featured at CINTERFOR Technical Committee Meeting; ILO Caribbean leads discussions on strengthening employment services for persons with disabilities in T&T; Caribbean countries take major steps to advance ILO Resilience Project; and more
04 October 2019
On the occasion of the ILO Centenary celebration, the Bureau for Workers’ Activities (ILO-ACTRAV) commissioned a research on the current state of the unions in the world. The research conducts by Professor Visser explores developments in union membership across the world in the past decades.
28 August 2019
Through this Workers’ Guide, the ILO’s Bureau for Workers’ Activities (ACTRAV) provides information and guidance on how trade unions can ensure the implementation of this new global tool to their advantage. It is intended to serve as a valuable reference to workers’ organizations on the provisions of Recommendation No. 205.
22 July 2019
The report provides stakeholders in the community – media, funders, business support organizations, elected officials, service providers, customers, and women themselves – with information and intelligence that can inform practices, policies and advocacy efforts that encourage the professional development of women in our society.
16 July 2019
In this issue: International Labour Conference ends with the adoption of key Convention and Declaration; ILO and NEDCO team up to encourage effective entrepreneurship in T&T; Suriname to advance new Sustainable Development Goal-focused Decent Work Country Programme; The Bahamas National Tripartite Council to review and upgrade Decent Work Country Programme - Youth to play key role in the process; Guyana and Jamaica piloting ILO-ECLAC Child Labour Risk Identification Model; 11th ILO Meeting of Caribbean Ministers of Labour showcases why achieving a decent and sustainable future of work matters for the region; ILO hosts the 5th CAMEO; Bundling capacity building services for women entrepreneurs in Haiti; Guyana launches new OSH Policy; ILO and NUDE hold Domestic workers workshop in Trinidad; Suriname renews commitment to combat forced labour; T&T embarks on labour law reform process; and more
19 June 2019
The aim of this document is to offer practical guidance on how to address six institutional challenges in organizing the informal economy into trade unions. The guide relies on practical and important lessons on how to integrate the diverse group of informal economy workers and operators into the formal structures of the trade union movement. It also addresses the benefits and the challenges of organizing informal economy workers, and hereby enacts and supports the implementation of Recommendation No. 204.