1. Graphic - COVID-19 Social Protection Measures

    20 March 2020

    This graphic provides an overview of social protection measures that countries in the region can implement to effectively protect workers and businesses against the adverse effects of COVID-19.

  2. ILO Caribbean NewsLink October-December 2019 (Anniversary Edition)

    27 February 2020

    In this issue: Suriname adopts new Decent Work Country Programme; The CCL and CEC announce joint programme of action on key labour and employment issues in the Caribbean; Regional meeting explores developments in Child Labour Risk Identification Model; ILO leads participatory approach to sustainable enterprise assessment in Suriname; Advancing pension reform to strengthen social security in the Caribbean; Barbados trade unions and government join forces to promote equal pay for work of equal value; Jamaica employers’ survey report identifies challenges and opportunities to achieve gender equality; Caribbean Resilience Project builds tripartite capacity in disaster management; Youth celebrate ILO Centenary though essay and poster competition; Celebrating 50 Years of the ILO Office for the Caribbean; and more


  1. The Future of Work: Trade Unions in Transformation

    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.

  2. Suriname Decent Work Country Programme 2019-2021

    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.

  3. Web Application on Freedom of Association

    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.

  4. ILO Caribbean NewsLink July - September 2019

    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

  5. Trade Unions in the Balance

    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.

  6. Workers’ Guide to Employment and Decent Work for Peace and Resilience Recommendation (No. 205)

    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.

  7. Women in business and management: survey report for Antigua and Barbuda

    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.

  8. ILO Caribbean NewsLink April-June 2019

    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