ILO in the Caribbean


  1. COVID-19: Public notice on best mode to contact us

    Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, the staff of the ILO Decent Work Team and Office for the Caribbean are currently teleworking. We remain, however, operational and available. 

    Email: The best way to reach us is via our general email address: If you already have email addresses for the staff members that you wish to reach, you are advised to contact them directly.

    Phone: Our phone number is +1-868-625-0524. Please note that we have limited access to our phone system at this time.

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  1. ILO launches new 10-step tool to achieve a safe and healthy return to the workplace

    03 June 2020

    "The workplace will no longer be the same." The new guide seeks to facilitate the application of safety and health measures in times of COVID-19, and is aimed at companies, workers and their representatives, as well as other stakeholders involved in a task that is considered decisive for productive reactivation.

  2. Media Advisory: Fourth ILO Caribbean virtual roundtable to discuss termination of employment, aftermath and related legal issues in times of COVID-19

    02 June 2020

    The virtual roundtable will seek to advance regional dialogue on how workers, employers and governments can effectively cope with termination of employment due to the reduction in economic activity caused by the crisis.

  3. Recovering from the COVID-19 crisis: What policies are needed?

    29 May 2020

    For workers, what risks and opportunities has the COVID-19 crisis brought about? Catelene Passchier, Chair of the Workers’ Group of the ILO Governing Body shares her views on the policies needed to recover from the Covid-19 pandemic. She also calls for more regulation of digital work and enhancement of social dialogue and tripartism to provide social justice and decent work for all.


  1. Social protection responses in the Caribbean to the COVID-19 pandemic

    10 June 2020

  2. Termination of employment and the aftermath in times of COVID 19 and related legal issues

    3 June 2020

  3. ILO and SALISES-UWI virtual research presentation and panel discussion on labour markets and resilience in the Caribbean

    29 May 2020

    The research is part of on-going collaboration with SALISES-UWI, and IDB, and is financed within the framework of the ILO’s Caribbean Resilience Project.