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By Edition On Thursday, December 6th, 2018
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New ILO figures show 164 million people are migrant workers

GENEVA - The International Labour Organization (ILO) estimates that 164 million people are migrant workers – a rise of 9 per cent since 2013, when they numbered 150 million. According to the 2nd edition of the More...

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By Edition On Monday, July 30th, 2018
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Survey highlights persistent discrimination against people living with HIV

AMSTERDAM - Despite progress being made in treatment that enables people living with HIV to work, they continue to face discrimination when seeking employment and as they try to keep their jobs and progress in their More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, December 19th, 2017
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Unemployment in the Caribbean rises for third consecutive year

LIMA - Unemployment in Latin America and the Caribbean increased for the third consecutive year and affected more than 26 million persons in 2017, according to an International Labour Organisation (ILO report released More...

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By Edition On Friday, December 8th, 2017
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ILO: Many are being left behind in the labour markets of Latin America and the Caribbean

BRIDGETOWN - Regional Director of the ILO, José Manuel Salazar-Xirinachs, warned that the labour markets of Latin America and the Caribbean “are lagging behind in the 21st Century”,  and made an urgent call More...

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By Edition On Monday, August 7th, 2017
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ILO calls for recommitment to tripartite dialogue

PORT OF SPAIN - “Tripartism is like a marriage. You make a vow to be there in good times and in bad times. It requires trust which is earned over time and by demonstrating that you are genuinely interested in More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, June 6th, 2017
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ILO: In conflicts and disasters, protect children from child labour

GENEVA – This year, World Day Against Child Labour  on 12 June focuses on the impact of conflicts and disasters on child labour. In times of conflict, in times of disaster, when livelihoods are disrupted, basic More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, May 31st, 2017
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A greener future will not be decent by definition, but by design

Climate change is the result of human activity. That activity is, for the most part, work or work-related. It is only logical then that the world of work has a key role to play in finding a solution to this pressing More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, March 15th, 2017
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How social protection can facilitate formalization in the Caribbean

PORT OF SPAIN -  Representatives from 16 Caribbean countries are in Trinidad and Tobago (14-17 March 2017) to discuss the extension of social protection in the context of formalization policies. Director of the More...

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By Edition On Thursday, December 15th, 2016
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ILO: Unemployment increased sharply in Latin America and the Caribbean

LIMA - The unemployment rate in Latin America and the Caribbean reached 8.1 per cent in 2016, the highest level in a decade, amid an economic contraction that has also affected the quality of employment, the ILO More...

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By Edition On Thursday, June 4th, 2015
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New ILO regional director for Latin America and the Caribbean

LIMA, Peru -- The new director of the International Labour Organization (ILO) for Latin America and the Caribbean, José Manuel Salazar Xirinachs, who took office on 1 June, has highlighted the importance of promoting More...