ILO in the Caribbean

COVID-19 and the world of work

  1. A 10 step tool for a safe and healthy return to work in times of COVID-19

    This tool was developed to assist employers, workers and their representatives to adopt preventive measures in the workplace against the risk of contagion of COVID-19 and other risks associated with the pandemic;encourage effective social dialogue on OSH as a key element for a safe and healthy return to workplaces;and promote good practices at sector and establishment levels in the formulation of OSH protocols to address safety and health in times of COVID-19, based on, among others, preventive principles and social dialogue.

  2. COVID-19 and the world of work

    The world of work is being profoundly affected by the global virus pandemic. In addition to the threat to public health, the economic and social disruption threatens the long-term livelihoods and wellbeing of millions. The ILO and its constituents – Governments, workers and employers – will play a crucial role in combating the outbreak, ensuring the safety of individuals and the sustainability of businesses and jobs.


  1. Saint Lucia ratifies Convention No. 155 and its Protocol

    14 May 2021

  2. ILO issues call for ideas and solutions to support e-formality through skills development in Latin America and the Caribbean

    04 May 2021

    Skills development and innovation for reducing informality in the region is a key objective of this ILO call, which will provide financial and technical support to IT projects that boost formalization through the improvement of skills.

  3. The ILO Governing Body holds its 341st Session

    29 April 2021

    Overall, the 341st GB Session was very successful with some of its most notable outcomes.


  1. ILO Caribbean Resilience Symposium

    18 - 20 May 2021

    The symposium is designed to ensure that the knowledge developed by the ILO Caribbean Resilience Project is widely accessible to regional decision makers, social partners, technocrats, and development practitioners for practical policy change, advocacy and resource mobilization towards greater Caribbean resilience.

  2. OSH in the construction sector

    26 April 2021

    The webinar will address the key issues related to OSH in the construction sector and will look into practical measures designed to help employers, workers and the self-employed in the construction sector work safely in times of COVID-19.

  3. Creating a post-pandemic Future of Work in the Caribbean: Recommendations for achieving resilient labour markets

    14 December 2020

    Registration is required to attend this Zoom webinar