Newsroom

2008

  1. ILO introduces new social security training programme

    01 December 2008

    -The International Labour Organization, in collaboration with the Mona School of Business, University of the West Indies (UWI) - Mona campus, will host a four-day training programme on Actuarial Methods and Social Security Financing for non-specialists

  2. ILO and YTEPP team up to produce small business manual for young entrepreneurs

    28 October 2008

    The Youth Training and Employment Partnership Programme Ltd (YTEPP) has teamed up with the International Labour Organization, Subregional Office for the Caribbean, to produce an adapted version of the ILO's "Start Your Business manual for potential entrepreneurs" for Trinidad and Tobago

  3. Caribbean labour training institutions to benefit from ILO training on globalization and international labour standards

    26 September 2008

    The course targets labour training institutions in the region, including labour colleges as well as trade unions and employers' organizations offering structured training programmes. It aims to enhance the knowledge of participants on international labour standards, their relevance in the context of globalization and how they can be used by governments and social partners to respond to the social and labour challenges associated with globalization.

  4. The Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States and the International Labour Organization sign Memorandum of Understanding

    16 September 2008

    The (OECS) Secretariat and the ILO have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to cooperate on labour market issues to support national development efforts and the integration process within the OECS Economic Union.

  5. ILO and UWI Centre for Gender and Development Studies to launch report on Reconciling work and family

    17 July 2008

    The report provides information on workers' experiences, particularly women, of negotiating work and family responsibilities and implications for gender equality and poverty in Trinidad and Tobago. It uses data, interviews and policy reviews to examine major trends and issues as well as offers recommendations for action, including measures to be taken by the government, employers and trade unions.

  6. Trade union leaders meet on EPA and CSME at ILO-CCL Round Table

    08 June 2008

    The Round Table will contribute to the public discourse on the Economic Partnership Agreement and the CSME, and allow trade unions to gain a better insight into the characteristics of the CSME and the provisions and implications of the EPA

  7. ILO workshop to reveal status report on labour legislation in the region

    13 May 2008

    The findings of an ILO report on the status of compliance of national labour legislation with CARICOM Model Labour Laws in the Caribbean region will be revealed at an ILO Caribbean Tripartite Workshop on Labour Legislation

  8. ILO regional training course for labour dispute for conciliators and mediators

    21 April 2008

    The course is being held for conciliators and mediators in industrial disputes of the Ministries of Labour throughout the Caribbean region.

  9. ILO convenes high-level meeting for caribbean employers' organizations

    09 April 2008

    This high-level meeting is held every 3 years and is the forum where representatives of national, regional and international organizations of employers discuss major concerns within the world of work’s labour and social dimensions.

  10. Harmonizing of labour force surveys for regional integration

    03 March 2008

    The national statistical offices of the five countries have embarked on an ILO project to produce a harmonized series of key labour market indicators from their Labour Force Surveys.