Latin America and Caribbean

news and information about jobs and employment in Latin America and the Caribbean

New ILO director-general pledges to work on behalf of disenfranchised workers the world over

Former Togo Prime Minister Gilbert F. Houngbo elected next ILO director-general; takes up post Oct. 2022  BRIDGETOWN, BARBADOS — As the Caribbean continues its slow but steady economic recovery following the devastating blow of the COVID-19 pandemic, with citizens returning to their jobs and employment projected to increase, the International Labour Organization’s (ILO) incoming director-general…
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ILO projects 55% employment level in Latin America and the Caribbean in 2022

Employment rate anticipated to see modest recovery but uphill struggle predicted for hard-hit, tourism-dependent regional nations  NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Employment in the Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) region is projected to hit 55 percent this year, up modestly from the 54 percent recorded last year, according to the International Labour Organization’s (ILO) World Employment…
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