ILO: COVID-19 eliminates the equivalent of 14 million jobs in Latin America and the Caribbean, and challenges the region to seek measures to face the crisis
07 April 2020
The region records enormous losses in working hours, which is reflected in a drop in employment. The pandemic especially affects sectors that generate a large number of jobs in the region, such as commerce and the service industry.
31 March 2020
Key provisions of international labour standards relevant to the evolving COVID-19 outbreak
16 March 2020
There are 9.4 million unemployed young people, 23 million do not study or work, and more than 30 million only get informal employment. The situation is worrying, and will become more complicated by the effects of coronavirus (COVID-19), said ILO Regional Director Vinícius Pinheiro.
05 March 2020
Mr Vinícius Carvalho Pinheiro, a national of Brazil, is the new Director of the Regional Office
ILO: Latin America and the Caribbean experience slight increase in unemployment, which could get worse in 2020
28 January 2020
A modest rise in unemployment at 8.1 per cent marks a labour outlook that is not positive, and could deteriorate this year if economic growth remains weak, says a new report from the ILO Regional Office for Latin America and the Caribbean. More than 25 million seek employment and do not find work in a region that faces growing demands for greater opportunities and equality.
The CCL and CEC announce joint programme of action on key labour and employment issues in the Caribbean
13 December 2019
During a meeting hosted ILO Office for the Caribbean on 11 December 2019, both regional organizations discussed critical issues affecting workers and employers and developed the framework for continued collaboration.
25 November 2019
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27 September 2019
The ILO took part in the consultations on the national policy on cooperatives and the Co-operative Societies Act held by the Ministry of Labour and Small Enterprise Development in Trinidad and Tobago.
23 September 2019
Prime Minister of Spain announces commitments made by close to 50 countries to create just transition plans designed to ensure ambitious climate action delivers significant social gains with decent green jobs.
18 September 2019
The initiative provides a roadmap for ensuring that people’s jobs and well-being are at the centre of the transition to a carbon-neutral economy.