Publications

2019

  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. Gender at Work in the Caribbean: Country Report for Jamaica

    30 November 2018

    The Jamaica 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 Jamaica, and an evaluation of the actions taken to address them.

  4. Gender at Work in the Caribbean: Country Report for Guyana

    30 November 2018

    The Guyana 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 Guyana, and an evaluation of the actions taken to address them.

  5. Gender at Work in the Caribbean: Country Report for Dominica

    30 November 2018

    The Dominica 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. 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 Dominica, and an evaluation of the actions taken to address them.

  6. Gender at Work in the Caribbean: Country Report for Antigua and Barbuda

    30 November 2018

    The Antigua and Barbuda 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. The focus of Parts Two and Three is analysis of the institutional and legal response to gender at work issues, again comprising mostly on 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 Antigua and Barbuda, and an evaluation of the actions taken to address them.

  7. Gender at Work in the Caribbean: Synthesis Report for Five Countries

    30 November 2018

    The aim of this report (and the country studies) is to provide a basis on which to engage with constituents and stakeholders to further refine and enrich the analysis and fill information gaps, as well as foster explicit gender equality actions in the world of work over the years to come.

  8. A just transition to a green economy in Guyana - A think piece by the Decent Work Team for the Caribbean

    15 November 2018

    The objective of this think piece is to explore the inter linkages between the GSDS and the world of work with the aim of making recommendations on how to best ensure decent work principles