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RIAL Inter American Network for Labor Administration / Organization of American States

May 2015

Newsflash #45

 

A bi-weekly look at Labor Administration in the Americas

Department of Social Inclusion
SEDI, OAS

Productive meeting of ministerial labor process comes to an end in Cartagena

Delegates from 20 Labor Ministries and representatives of workers, employers and International organizations met from April 28 to 30 in Cartagena, Colombia to share experiences and take decisions about the OAS Labor Ministerial process and RIAL.  Particular highlights of the event were a visit to a training center of Colombia’s SENA, a debate on how to improve labor inclusion in the region and the approval of the topics to be discussed at the next Conference, to be held in November in Mexico.
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Honduras and Peru sign agreement to increase employment

Honduras and Peru, represented by their Ministers of Labor, signed a cooperation agreement to exchange experiences and best practices in employment.
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News from the Ministries

Ministry of Labor of Argentina and heads of household’s labor union promote capacity building activities

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Barbados Labor Department celebrates 75th anniversary

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MTE of Brazil launches National Campaign for the Prevention of Accidents

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Chile launches national campaign against child labor

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Colombia initiates “40 Thousand First Jobs” program

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Ecuador prohibits fixed term individual employment contracts starting January 1st, 2016

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El Salvador Launches “National Employment System” (SisNE)

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Ministry of Labor of Guatemala joins the movement “He for She” for gender equality

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STPS of Mexico presents the National Program of Emotional Wellbeing and Human Development at the Workplace

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Labor Ministry of Peru approves Sectoral Action Plan for Labor Formalization 2015

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Events and Publications

ILO Webinar on Freedom of Association

May 6th, 2015
ILO Webinar

CISS: Social Policy Lab

May 15th, 2015
Boston-MIT

104rd Session of the International Labor Conference

June 1-13, 2015

Calls to participate in the Inter-American Award on the investigation of Social Protection

Deadline:
June 30th, 2015

ECLAC: Social assessment of projects: A summary of the main official methodologies used in Latin America and the Caribbean

OAS: Progress Indicators for measuring Rights Under the Protocol of San Salvador

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