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    Future of work

    Technology transforming industries critical for growth and jobs in ASEAN

    07 July 2016

    A new study by the International Labour Organization’s Bureau for Employers’ Activities shows that the robot age is already a reality in ASEAN countries. More than 60 per cent of enterprises surveyed in the region see new technologies as a positive for increasing sales, labour productivity and employment of highly skilled workers.

  2. 2015 Labour Overview

    ILO: 1.7 million people joined the ranks of the unemployed in 2015 in Latin America and the Caribbean

    10 December 2015

    The ILO’s 2015 Labour Overview indicates that the economic slowdown has caused a rise in unemployment, particularly among women and young people, and there are signs of increased informality. The situation is worrying and poses policy challenges to the countries of the region. Unemployment could rise again in 2016.

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    Caribbean Congress of Labour and Caribbean Employers’ Confederation agree to establish formal national bipartite forums

    09 November 2015

    Youth unemployment, TVET curriculum and strategy development, child labour, discrimination and freedom of association among key issues discussed

  4. News

    ILO Media Advisory: Caribbean Employers' and Workers' Organizations to meet in Grenada

    01 November 2015

    Representatives from Caribbean Employers' and Workers' Organizations to develop positions on social and economic issues to be furthered at the regional level

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    Media Advisory: National bipartite meeting in Trinidad and Tobago

    01 October 2015

    A series of national bipartite workshops to be conducted in the CARIFORUM member States of Barbados, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Guyana, Suriname, and Trinidad and Tobago.

  6. News

    Media Advisory: National bipartite workshops for CARIFORUM member States

    17 September 2015

    A series of national bipartite workshops to be conducted in the CARIFORUM member States of Barbados, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Guyana, Suriname, and Trinidad and Tobago.

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    Gender equality

    Global momentum means more women move into management

    12 January 2015

    New study shows positive link between female leadership and business performance and urges boost from current 5 per cent of women in top positions.

  8. Media advisory

    ILO's Bureau for Employers´ Activities to publish new study on women in business and management

    06 January 2015

  9. Future of Work

    How computers polarize the workforce

    05 December 2013

    The Bureau for Employer’s Activities at the ILO hosted a seminar on the Future of Work. Among the issues addressed, delegates looked at how technological advances are polarizing the world of work.

  10. The future of work

    Will the permanent contract be the exception?

    04 December 2013

    "There are two nascent but important trends in the world of work that could be destabilising if not properly addressed," says Roy Chacko, Senior Advisor at the ILO's Bureau for Employers’ Activities (ACT/EMP). The ILO’s Bureau for Employers’ Activities is organizing a symposium on the topic “The future of work” in Geneva on 5-6 December.