10 June 2019
Suriname has ratified the Protocol of 2014 to the Forced Labour Convention becoming the 33rd ILO Member State to do so.
Caribbean Ministers of Labour agree to new set of recommendations at ILO regional meeting on future of work
23 May 2019
Guidelines seek to help region adapt to world of work transformations and achieve decent work for all
13 May 2019
ILO Director-General discusses why a decent and sustainable future of work is important for the Caribbean
08 May 2019
ILO Director-General to attend and present on ILO Global Commission on the Future of Work Report titled “Work for a Brighter Future”.
03 May 2019
Joint ILO/ECA Breakfast Meeting
09 April 2019
By targeting overall gender discrimination, promoting inclusive wage setting, pursuing specific gender pay equality measures and enhancing women’s representation in decision-making, trade unions can contribute effectively to addressing the gender pay gap.
08 March 2019
In the region there are persistent gaps: lower labour participation, higher unemployment and informality, lower wages. The future of work requires taking steps to advance towards equality, said the Regional Director of the ILO on the occasion of International Women's Day.
11 February 2019
End of year message from Claudia Coenjaerts Director, ILO Decent Work Team and Office for the Caribbean
20 December 2018
Although unemployment in Latin America and the Caribbean decreased slightly in 2018, too many men and women lost their jobs due to closures of businesses or public sector shrinking, and the young people of the Caribbean continue to feel it is better to prepare for out-migration than to build a future in their countries.
18 December 2018
After three years on the rise, unemployment in Latin America and the Caribbean dipped slightly in 2018, according to the ILO’s Labour Overview 2018. But there is uncertainty about future trends, amid slow growth, high volatility and concerns about the high rate of youth unemployment.