1. Keeping international labour standards relevant and up to date

    30 April 2022

    Many countries in the Caribbean are bound by Conventions that have been classified as “out-of-date”. These member States are strongly encouraged to consider ratification of the related up-to-date Conventions to avoid a gap in legal protection following the abrogation of a ratified instrument.

  2. ILO Caribbean Office-CINTEFOR launch new course on Quality apprenticeships in the Caribbean

    14 April 2022

    Participants from Barbados, Belize, Guyana, Jamaica and Trinidad and Tobago representing Ministries of Labour, employers’ and workers’ organizations and technical vocational education and training (TVET) institutions are taking the course

  3. ILO conducts sensitization workshop on international labour standards reporting for officials in Belize

    13 April 2022

    The workshop aimed to support Belize in fulfilling its annual obligation to report on ratified ILO Conventions.

  4. ILO Caribbean Office participates at virtual launch of the CEC-CCL Joint Regional effort under the Spotlight Initiative

    07 April 2022

    Caribbean Employers’ Confederation (CEC) and Caribbean Congress of Labour (CCL) unite on a collaborative approach to develop joint regional policies and advocacy strategies for the eradication of violence against women and girls at the workplace level.

  5. ILO participates in UN media sensitization session to improve SDG reporting in Trinidad and Tobago

    04 April 2022

    UN Resident Coordinator’s Office organized a media sensitization session on 04 April 2022 to educate journalists and editors on the structure of the UN in Trinidad and Tobago, its scope of work, priority areas of work and major projects.

  6. ILO teams up with Ministry of Labour, Guyana, to improve recording of OSH accidents and diseases

    01 April 2022

    The project consisted of the development of software in line with the OSH regulation of Guyana and the procurement of IT equipment for the Department of Labour in all regions.

  7. Amid COVID-19 crisis, ILO and ACS discuss renewed cooperation

    30 March 2022

    Both the ILO and ACS renewed their commitment to the development of joint actions and projects that would generate broad-based benefits for the region and contribute to sustainable economic development and the promotion of employment and decent work for all.

  8. ILO and the NTC conclude successful RBM training workshop in The Bahamas

    14 March 2022

    Through presentations, discussions and working groups, participants engaged in creating the building blocks for a model that supports greater sectoral and stakeholder engagement for the successful implementation of the country’s 2nd generation Decent Work Country Programme (DWCP).

  9. Media Advisory: ILO and NTC conduct Results-based Management (RBM) and Work-planning workshop in The Bahamas

    07 March 2022

    ILO DWT and Office for the Caribbean to provide specialized advisory support in the development of a roadmap on the priority areas that are outlined in the DWCP 2021-2026.

  10. © 2022

    More than 4 million women have not been able to return to work in Latin America and the Caribbean

    03 March 2022

    A high unemployment rate of 16.4 per cent, high informality, overload due to care tasks, are factors that contribute to increasing gender gaps in the labour market. A new ILO Technical Note looks at policies that can be applied to make up lost ground.