Hemispheric Workshop “Enhancing Labor Law Compliance in the Americas”

The objective of this hemispheric Workshop of the RIAL/OAS and USDOL was to strengthen the capacities of the Ministries of Labor to improve compliance with labor laws by enhancing innovative labor inspection practices and a preventive approach to law enforcement.

The Repository of Actions on Paid Domestic Work is now available!

This Repository developed by the OAS Secretariat in conjunction with the governments of the Americas, showcases the actions that the Ministries of Labor of the region have implemented to dignify, formalize, and achieve the full exercise of rights in paid domestic work.

7th Hemispheric Dialogue on Gender among Ministries of Labor: Training and employment strategies & Closing occupational gaps

The objective of this hemispheric event that took place within the framework of the RIAL/GENDER was to share advancements and experiences as well as formulate recommendations, on mainstreaming gender in training, workforce development and employment strategies, with a view to addressing and eliminating gender gaps and occupational segregation. 

Workshop "Towards a Stronger Coordination Between Education and Labor in the Americas"

The Intersectoral Workshop that took place on May 4-5 focused on increasing knowledge and strengthening the capacities of the Ministries of Labor and Education to move towards greater intersectoral coordination, especially around national and regional qualifications frameworks. 

Impact and Testimonials

The OAS does an excellent job in promoting this type of exchanges, since through them, the Ministries of Labor can learn from innovative experiences that can be taken as a reference in the creation and development of new programs, services, policies, among others"

Ministry of Labor and Social Prevision, El Salvador 

August 2018