Tag Archives: job recovery

Employment in LAC steadily recovering but growth still ‘unsatisfactory’, World Bank reports

World Bank says “long-term scars” of pandemic like increased poverty, informal employment, learning loss must still be urgently addressed  BRIDGETOWN, BARBADOS — Employment levels in Latin America and the Caribbean are steadily approaching pre-pandemic levels, according to a new report released by the World Bank. However, the global organization also cautioned that while the region…
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Guyana’s Region 10 to get 800 new jobs

Vice President Jagdeo says govt. also seeking co-invest partnerships to create even more jobs in targeted regions  GEORGETOWN, GUYANA — Some 800 part-time jobs in Guyana’s Region 10 are expected to come onboard in the coming weeks as the government pursues an ambitious mission to increase employment in targeted areas. Region 10 encompasses the Upper…
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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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Nearly 60 percent of jobs recovered in Latin America and the Caribbean in 2021

Joint report by ECLAC and PAHO says a “transformative recovery requires increased investment in a group of dynamic sectors to make it possible to generate quality jobs”  LAC — According to a newly released report by the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) and the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), more than…
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