Publications

2019

  1. Impact - ILO Caribbean Highlights Report 2017-19

    02 May 2019

    11th ILO Meeting of Caribbean Ministers of Labour, Barbados, 14-15 May 2019

  2. National Policy on Occupational Safety and Health, 2018

    26 April 2019

    This revision has been done with the full collaboration and participation of the social partners and other key stakeholders. The policy seeks to address existing as well as emerging challenges related to the changes in the work environment. It provides for the inclusion of persons in the informal sector and a framework for addressing these issues in a collaborative and coordinated manner.

  3. ILO Caribbean NewsLink January-March 2019

    09 April 2019

    In this issue: Future of Work conference focuses on the role of unions in achieving decent work for all in the Caribbean; Curaçao strengthens its social dialogue system; Guyana advances Decent Work Country Programme commitments; ILO / Ministry of Labour hackathons seek to tailor on-the-job-training programmes to youth employment in Trinidad and Tobago; UNICEF U-Report Network asks: what do you think about Trinidad and Tobago’s On-the-Job Training Programme? Suriname officially launches Report on National Child Labour Survey; ILO Convenes the First Meeting of the WED Assessment Working Group; A glimpse at our centenary initiatives; Belize hosts social protection event and affirms commitment to developing national employment policy; Mastercard Foundation partners with ILO to create new database on youth in the labour market; ILO Caribbean Office welcomes new Communications and Information Officer; and more

  4. Suriname Child Labour Survey 2017

    25 January 2019

    The Suriname Child Labour Survey 2017 (SCLS) was conducted by the Research Institute for Social Sciences (IMWO) of the Anton de Kom University of Suriname in collaboration and with technical support of the International Labour Organization (ILO).

  5. ILO Caribbean NewsLink October-December 2018

    22 January 2019

    In this issue: In Panama Caribbean Constituents debate on what the future of work means for them; Antigua and Barbuda and Saint Kitts and Nevis join the Regional Initiative Free of Child Labour; Let’s start the talk...Then walk the talk ILO holds breakfast meeting on the future of work in the Caribbean; Government of Jamaica in the process of developing national action plan to formalize household workers and fisherfolk; ILO Office in Port of Spain trains users of new labour administration software; Saint Kitts and Nevis – Stakeholders discussed a comprehensive labour law; Government of Belize to develop social protection system that covers all Belizeans; ILO lends technical assistance in the development of a new National TVET Policy for Barbados; Anguilla’s TVET Council Board Members receive training facilitated by ILO; Equal pay for work of equal value: ILO pay equity pilot in Barbados; ILO continues its support to Partnership for Action on Green Economy (PAGE) in the Caribbean; New Deputy Director, Lars Johansen, joins the Caribbean Office; The Caribbean Office welcomes new Specialist in Sustainable Enterprise Development & Job Creation, Virginia Rose-Losada; and more

  6. A basic guide to occupational safety and health in the service sector - Guyana

    08 January 2019

    This booklet is a collection of OSH information sheets which provide straight-forward guidance to foster ownership and knowledge sharing in the services sector.

  7. A basic guide to occupational safety and health in construction - Guyana

    08 January 2019

    This booklet is a collection of OSH information sheets which provide straight-forward guidance to foster ownership and knowledge sharing in the construction sector.

  8. A basic guide to occupational safety and health in agriculture - Guyana

    08 January 2019

    This booklet is a collection of OSH information sheets which provide straight-forward guidance to foster ownership and knowledge sharing in the agricultural sector.

2018

  1. Executive summary: 2018 Labour Overview of Latin America and the Caribbean

    18 December 2018

    The summary provides an overview of the main graphs and contents of the regional report on the labour market situation in Latin America and the Caribbean.

  2. Gender at Work in the Caribbean: Country Report for Saint Lucia

    30 November 2018

    The Saint Lucia Country Report begins with an overview of the general features of gender at work in the Caribbean, based on a review of research literature (Part One). It is based mainly on quantitative data analysis of the labour market situation of women and men. The focus of Parts Two and Three is analysis of the institutional and legal response to gender at work issues, again comprising mostly qualitative information from reports, laws and academic studies. In the discussion of the findings in Part Four, there is an examination of the specific barriers to gender equality in the world of work in Saint Lucia, and an evaluation of the actions taken to address them.