Call for proposals: grants for research on labour market and resilience in the Caribbean. Deadline 15 September 2019
11 July 2019
The International Labour Organization (ILO) Office for the Caribbean, in collaboration with Sir Arthur Lewis Institute of Social and Economic Studies, UWI, St. Augustine Campus and the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), is launching a call for research proposals on labour markets and resilience. The call intends to support research, investigating whether Caribbean labour markets are able to cope with external shocks stemming from changes in climate patterns (and related socio economic transformation) and/or natural disasters.
Call for expression of interest: Study on Tripartite Pro-Productivity Organizations in Countries of the Caribbean and other comparable countries from other regions – good practices, lessons learned and achievements. Deadline 8 July 2019
28 June 2019
The main objective of the consultancy will be to obtain a compilation of good practices and lessons learned from Pro-productivity organizations that have a tripartite governance structure and are active in select Caribbean countries and countries with similar geographical characteristics (namely being island countries) and/or development stage.
10 June 2019
Suriname has ratified the Protocol of 2014 to the Forced Labour Convention becoming the 33rd ILO Member State to do so.
Caribbean Ministers of Labour agree to new set of recommendations at ILO regional meeting on future of work
23 May 2019
Guidelines seek to help region adapt to world of work transformations and achieve decent work for all
13 May 2019
ILO Director-General discusses why a decent and sustainable future of work is important for the Caribbean
08 May 2019
ILO Director-General to attend and present on ILO Global Commission on the Future of Work Report titled “Work for a Brighter Future”.
03 May 2019
Joint ILO/ECA Breakfast Meeting
09 April 2019
By targeting overall gender discrimination, promoting inclusive wage setting, pursuing specific gender pay equality measures and enhancing women’s representation in decision-making, trade unions can contribute effectively to addressing the gender pay gap.
08 March 2019
In the region there are persistent gaps: lower labour participation, higher unemployment and informality, lower wages. The future of work requires taking steps to advance towards equality, said the Regional Director of the ILO on the occasion of International Women's Day.
11 February 2019