Meeting of labor authorities culminates with approval of XX IACML Agenda

The Second Meeting of the Working Groups of the XIX IACML took place on April 27 and 28, 2017 in Asuncion, Paraguay. The First Preparatory Meeting of the XX IACML also took place on April 28. 

RIAL selects five proposals for bilateral cooperation

As a result of the Tenth Call for Proposals of the RIAL, a total of 41 were presented, and 5 bilateral cooperation proposals were selected to be held between June and December 2017. 

Intersectoral Workshop on Youth Employment: Coordination between Education and Labor

This workshop, which was co-organized by the Organization of American States (OAS) and the Government of Brazil, through its Ministries of Education and Labor, analyzed initiatives coordinated by both sectors to improve youth employment. 

More information on Jamaica-U.S cooperation

During the last week of September, two bilateral cooperation activities of the RIAL took place. A delegation from Grenada traveled to Jamaica to learn from their experience with the Labor Market Information System, and a delegation from Jamaica travelled to Washington D.C from October 17th to the 21st to participate in the last cooperation activity of this year. The exchange was with the U.S Department of Labor regarding disability legislation and enforcement. 
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Impact and Testimonials

“The RIAL helps to protect rights at work and promote employment in the Americas, by facilitating solutions through dialogue among workers, employers, and governments in the region.


Through its support of the work of the region’s Ministries of Labor, the RIAL serves as a great example of results-based cooperation geared toward inclusion. The OAS is proud to coordinate this prestigious initiative and to celebrate its 10th anniversary.”


Luis Almagro

Secretary General 

Organization of American States