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2017

  1. © Caia Image /Science Photo Lib. 2019

    Most women prefer to be working and the majority of men agree, ILO-Gallup report shows

    08 March 2017

    New landmark report clearly shows that concerns regarding gender equality and achieving a better work-family balance resonate around the world.

  2. Non-standard forms of employment – A feature of the contemporary world of work also in the Caribbean

    06 March 2017

    Building on guidance from international labour standards and national practices, the Report highlights policy recommendations to address decent work deficits.

  3. Saint Lucia and the Bahamas to host ILO-Brazil Mission on “Improving School-to-Work Transition to Prevent Child Labour”

    03 March 2017

    This is the first of several planned missions within the framework of a regional capacity-building Project for the Caribbean Countries that are members of the ILO’s Regional Initiative Latin America and the Caribbean Free of Child Labour.

  4. 10th ILO Caribbean Minister of Labour Meeting adopts its Conclusions

    01 March 2017

    ILO Director-General, in his closing remarks, congratulated the Meeting on realizing its objectives and defining a clear set of priorities to be achieved.

  5. ILO opens 10th Meeting of Caribbean Ministers of Labour in Jamaica – Realizing Decent Work under the 2030 Agenda

    23 February 2017

    The Meeting, held every two years, provides participants the opportunity to discuss labour issues that are of mutual concern to the Caribbean region.

  6. The Future of Work in the Caribbean – Shaping the future we want

    22 February 2017

    The ILO Director General, Guy Ryder, participated in the opening of a regional Forum in Jamaica.

  7. ILO Director-General calls on Prime Minister Holness

    20 February 2017

    Mr Ryder was accompanied by Mr José Manuel Salazar, ILO Regional Director for Latin America and the Caribbean; Ms Claudia Coenjaerts, Director for the ILO Decent Work Team and Office for the Caribbean; and Mr Christian Ramos, ILO Senior Advisor to the Director-General.

  8. © Stefan Magdalinski 2019

    Decent work for social justice

    20 February 2017

    On World Day of Social Justice (20 February), ILO Director-General Guy Ryder underscores the challenge of bridging the social and economic gaps which have arisen as a result of growing inequality.

  9. ILO to conduct high-level Forum to discuss the Caribbean's future of work

    15 February 2017

    Forum to examine the drivers of change as they affect the world of work in the Caribbean and identify the proactive action needed to shape the future of work.

  10. ILO to present Non-Standard Forms of Employment at 10th Meeting of Caribbean Ministers of Labour

    09 February 2017

    Report covers temporary work, part-time work, temporary agency work and subcontracting, dependent self-employment and disguised employment relationships.