ILO: Latin America and the Caribbean experience slight increase in unemployment, which could get worse in 2020
28 January 2020
A modest rise in unemployment at 8.1 per cent marks a labour outlook that is not positive, and could deteriorate this year if economic growth remains weak, says a new report from the ILO Regional Office for Latin America and the Caribbean. More than 25 million seek employment and do not find work in a region that faces growing demands for greater opportunities and equality.
The CCL and CEC announce joint programme of action on key labour and employment issues in the Caribbean
13 December 2019
During a meeting hosted ILO Office for the Caribbean on 11 December 2019, both regional organizations discussed critical issues affecting workers and employers and developed the framework for continued collaboration.
25 November 2019
The ILO Decent Work Team and Office for the Caribbean is pleased to invite you to submit a bid for the sale of a Station Wagon (5 door) Ford Focus, PCF 8514. The chassis number is: WF0WXXGCDW7577533. The car will be offered “WHERE IS, AS IS”. For more information, download the pdf document.
27 September 2019
The ILO took part in the consultations on the national policy on cooperatives and the Co-operative Societies Act held by the Ministry of Labour and Small Enterprise Development in Trinidad and Tobago.
23 September 2019
Prime Minister of Spain announces commitments made by close to 50 countries to create just transition plans designed to ensure ambitious climate action delivers significant social gains with decent green jobs.
18 September 2019
The initiative provides a roadmap for ensuring that people’s jobs and well-being are at the centre of the transition to a carbon-neutral economy.
NCPD, in collaboration with ILO, to host Training Workshop entitled Employment of Persons with Disabilities: Reasonable Accommodation
17 September 2019
The Workshop will analyze the current situation of people with disabilities in the context of decent work related policy issues from national, regional and international perspectives. It will identify actions that will lead to significant improvements in the situation.
16 September 2019
The UNGA resolution provides an opportunity for the UN system to promote a human-centred approach to the future of work.
Statement on Hurricane Dorian from Ms Claudia Coenjaerts, Director, ILO Decent Work Team and Office for the Caribbean
04 September 2019
ILO pledges its support to working with the government, businesses and workers in the Bahamas in the aftermath of Hurricane Dorian.
ILO: Persistent gender gaps at work make it necessary to adopt transformative measures in Latin America and the Caribbean
26 August 2019
Women earn 17 per cent less than men per hour worked, and despite their increased participation in the labour force, they are still far from equal. The International Labour Organization (ILO) announced a new Report today that features proposals to address the challenges of achieving equity in the future of work in the region.