COVID-19 and the world of work
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.
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.
31 March 2021
Made up of mostly Small Island Developing States (SIDS), the Caribbean faces multiple vulnerabilities to climate hazards such as hurricanes, flooding, landslides, heatwaves, drought and sea level rise
25 March 2021
Greater inclusion can encourage more human-centred approaches to labour solutions in the Caribbean
Occupational safety and health is at the heart of COVID-19 recovery: Mainstreaming policies on infection prevention and control, psychosocial risks and ergonomics is key to effective crisis response
23 March 2021
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
National Educational Seminar on Actions for Achieving SDG Target 8.7 – Eliminating Child Labour and Worst Forms of Child Labour by 2025
8 - 10 December 2020
The training will include a mix of live, highly interactive, online sessions hosted via Zoom; and self-paced learning materials and discussion boards.
Strengthening the capacity of workers’ organizations in building back better: Advancing social dialogue for solutions
30 November 2020
This meeting is to establish an in-depth virtual discussion roundtable on the importance of the fourth pillar, the existing conditions of social dialogue there are in the Caribbean during the Covid-19 pandemic, especially during the phase of building back better, while strengthening the trade union movement in light of the guidelines of the ILO Centenary Declaration.