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2021

  1. The passing of Mr Kertist Augustus

    21 July 2021

    Secretary Treasurer of the Waterfront and Allied Workers' Union (WAWU), Dominica

  2. Call for expressions of interest: Consultancy for Review of the Jamaica Labour Officers (Powers) Act (LOPA), 1943

    16 July 2021

    The ILO is seeking to contract a qualified national consultant to undertake review of the Labour Officers Powers Act of 1943 and to provide technical advisory to the Ministry of Labour and Social Services for preparation of recommendations for revisions to the named legislation.

  3. © L. Moscoso / OIT 2021

    ILO: At least 23 million people have transitioned to teleworking in Latin America and the Caribbean

    05 July 2021

    During the pandemic, teleworking enabled the continuity of businesses and jobs. It was an unexpected leap into the future of work that has opened a scenario of opportunities and challenges for the region, the ILO said today.

  4. Integrating contingency plans and post-disaster needs assessments to build more resilient labour markets

    01 July 2021

    ILO virtual workshop provides Caribbean constituents with practical training for crisis preparedness and response

  5. ILO: Tourism recovery is key to overcoming COVID-19 labour crisis in Latin America and the Caribbean

    30 June 2021

    At the worst point of the crisis, about 45 per cent of jobs in the tourism sector had been lost. In the recovery process, policies are required to generate more and better jobs.

  6. The 109th Session of International Labour Conference ends its first sitting

    30 June 2021

    The June segment of the 109th International Labour Conference (ILC) was held virtually for the first time from 3 to 19 June, 2021. The global event is divided into two sittings, with the second sitting to take place from 25 November to 11 December this year.

  7. “Eyes on the Prize…Act Now!” Working in the Caribbean to eliminate Child Labour in all its forms by 2025

    30 June 2021

  8. The time has come to ratify C190

    29 June 2021

    Adopted two years ago at the International Labour Conference, ILO Convention 190, is the first international treaty to address violence and harassment in the world of work. Last week, on 25 June 2021, it entered into force, marking a historic opportunity for member States to shape a future of work based on dignity and respect for all.

  9. Integrating contingency plans and post-disaster needs assessments to build more resilient labour markets

    29 June 2021

    ILO virtual workshop provides Caribbean constituents with practical training for crisis preparedness and response

  10. Confronting the pandemic with gender-equal business development for economic growth

    29 June 2021

    The COVID-19 situation is different from previous socio-economic crises in its depth and breadth. However, as in previous crises, women and men are not feeling its consequences the same way.