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2018

  1. ILO, CEC, CCL and EU joint message on the occasion of International Labour Day - 1 May 2018

    30 April 2018

    Strong national and regional Workers’ and Employers’ organizations around the negotiating table make for a stronger CARIFORUM.

  2. Invest in young workers’ safety and health

    27 April 2018

    In a statement to mark ‘World Day for Safety and Health at Work’, ILO Director General Guy Ryder calls for action to make workplaces safe for young workers.

  3. Media Advisory: ILO works with ACCU to build resilience in Anguilla after disaster

    24 April 2018

  4. Media Advisory: ILO hosts workshop on Guyana’s Green State Development Strategy

    20 April 2018

  5. 117 million women form part of the labour force in Latin America and the Caribbean

    08 March 2018

    The employment rate exceeded 50% for the first time, however it is still well below that of men. Female unemployment is also higher and the salary gap is 15%, noted the Regional Director of the ILO for the Americas and Caribbean in a declaration on International Women’s Day.

  6. Domestic workers in Trinidad and Tobago moving toward enhancing sustainability of their cooperative

    21 February 2018

    The ILO partnered with the Service Workers Centre Cooperative Society (SWCC) in Trinidad and Tobago to organize a workshop to discuss concrete steps toward enhancing the sustainability of the cooperative.

  7. Equal Pay International Coalition launched in Latin America and the Caribbean

    29 January 2018

    A ceremony in Panama marked the regional launch in Latin America and the Caribbean of an international coalition to promote pay equality between women and men. The Equal Pay International Coalition (EPIC) is led by the ILO, UN Women and the OECD.

2017

  1. ILO launches EESE assessment and Action Plan in Guyana

    21 December 2017

    Based on the findings of the EESE assessment, an EESE steering Committee was established to implement changes which would nurture a more conducive environment for business and investment, thereby triggering job creation.

  2. ILO launches Skills for Green Jobs Study- Guyana

    19 December 2017

    The International Labour Organization (ILO) in collaboration with the Ministry of Social Protection of Guyana launched a comprehensive study report conducted titled “Skills for Green Jobs Study- Guyana”

  3. Tripartite constituents sign Decent Work Country Programme for Guyana

    19 December 2017

    On Friday 15 December, Guyana became the first Caribbean country to officially sign on to the second phase of its Decent Work Country Programme (DWCP). The programme, which ran its first phase from 2012 to 2015, is propelled by the joint efforts of the International Labour Organization (ILO) and the Ministry of Social Protection of Guyana.