Guidelines and Protocols for Re-Opening and Return to Work

This compilation of protocols and guidelines adopted by countries all over the world, especially in Asia and Europe, seeks to support governments in the Americas as they analyze and develop measures for easing confinement and transitioning to a period where economic activity co-exists with COVID-19. 

Portfolio of responses from Ministries of Labor to COVID-19

COVID-19 poses an enormous challenge for employment and labor administrations in the Americas. This porfolio elaborated by the RIAL-OAS groups the responses from the Minsitries of Labor to the pandemic. 

Results of the 13th RIAL Call for Bilateral Cooperation are in!

The results of the 13th RIAL Call for Bilateral Cooperation are in! 5 proposals were selcted out of 45 presented, involving 20 countries of the hemisphere. 
Click here to access the results. 

Virtual Meeting of the Authorities of the XXI IACML

On February 13th, 2020, the authorities of the Inter-American Conference of Ministers of Labor held a Virtual Meeting to address the prograss of the Work Plan 2018 - 2020, continue the planning process of the XXI IACML and discuss topics, and review the financial situation of the RIAL. During the meeting, the delegation of Argentina reaffirmed its commitment to be the venue of the XXI IACML. 

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