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

January 2015

Newsflash #38

 

A bi-weekly look at Labor Administration in the Americas

OAS creates Department of Social Inclusion

With the objective of strengthening its agenda for social inclusion and equity in the region, in December 2014, the OAS created the Department of Social Inclusion within its Executive Secretariat for Integral Development. This Department consists of the Labor and Employment Section, in charge of the RIAL and the labor ministerial process, and the Sections of Inclusion of Vulnerable Populations Section and of Promotion of Equity. 

RIAL opens new Call for Proposals for bilateral cooperation

Until March 5th, the OAS will be receiving proposals from the Ministries of Labor for bilateral technical cooperation activities. This is the 8th Annual Call for Proposals of its kind, as the RIAL seeks to continue expanding the excellent results achieved so far in our labor administrations. All members of the RIAL are welcome to participate!
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Results of the Intersectoral Workshop about Social Protection and Employment 

The document of results from the Workshop that took place on December 10th-12th in Mexico City, bringing together specialists from over 20 countries and international organizations, is open for participant feedback through February 10th
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News from the Ministries

Argentina launches Operativo Verano to combat labor informality in centers of tourism

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Belize establishes employment policy for municipal workers

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Brazil approves fines for labor infractions in area of domestic labor

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Chilean Ministry of Labor presents labor relations modernization bill to Congress

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Costa Rica bans strikes in essential services

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Peru launches itinerant modules of consultation for domestic workers

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Costa Rica bans strikes in essential services

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Peru sets up itinerant consultation stands for domestic workers

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United States supports Peru in its efforts to strengthen labor inspectorates

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Events and Publications

RIAL: 8th Call for Proposals

Open until March 5, 2015

ILO: Meeting of Experts concerning Convention No. 185

Geneva, Switzerland
February 4-6, 2015

VII Summit of the Americas

City of Panama, Panama
April 10-11, 2015

ILO: Women in Business and Management: Gaining momentum [abridged version]

IADB: Informal Employment and Business Cycles in Emerging Economies: The Case of Mexico

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