The Future of Work in Trinidad and Tobago: Why Does Decent Work Matter?

Joint ILO/ECA Breakfast Meeting

News | 03 May 2019
(PORT OF SPAIN, 1st May 2019) — The ILO Decent Work Team and Office for the Caribbean in collaboration with the Employers’ Consultative Association of Trinidad and Tobago (ECA) will host a Breakfast Meeting on the topic, The Future of Work in Trinidad and Tobago: Why Does Decent Work Matter?

This session will be held on Friday, 3rd May 2019 from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at the Hyatt Regency Trinidad.

Members of the media are cordially invited to cover this event from 8:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.

Featured speakers:
  • Ms. Kevar Cummings-Williams, Deputy Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Labour and Small Enterprise Development
  • Ms. Claudia Coenjaerts, Director, ILO Decent Work Team and Office for the Caribbean
  •  Mr. Keston Nancoo, Chairman, ECA
  • Ms. Stephanie Fingal, Chief Executive Officer (Interim), ECA
  • Mr. Michael Anisette, General Secretary, National Trade Union Centre
  • Mr. Mariano Browne, Executive Chairman, Elida Management Services
Topics to be discussed:
  • What is Decent Work?
  • Overview of ILO’s Global Commission Report on the Future of Work
  • Decent Work and Sustainable Economic Growth: What’s the Link?
  • What does Decent Work mean for Productivity in T&T?
  • The Role of Social Partners in the Decent Work Agenda (panel discussion)

For more information, please contact:

Shireen Cuthbert | Information and Communications Officer
International Labour Organization
Phone: 1 (868) 627-6304   623-7704    625-0524   Ext. 412 | Mobile: 702-6092
Email: cuthbert@ilo.org

Ronald Ramlogan | Team Lead – Public Relations and Research
Employers Consultative Association of Trinidad and Tobago
Phone: 1 (868) 675-5873/9388   638-6463   Ext. 242 | Mobile: 335-8631
Email: rramlogan@ecatt.org