Webinar on "Social Dialogue with Results: The experience of Castilla y Leon, Spain

On March 19, the OAS-RIAL held a Webinar on the Social Dialogue model of Castilla y Leon, Spain. This mechanism has been internationally recognized as a valuable and effective experience of negotiation and conciliation for achieving over 100 tripartite agreements.

Information Webinar for RIAL Bilateral Cooperation took place with the participation of 18 countries

Within the Framework of the 12th RIAL Call for Proposals for Bilateral Cooperation, the OAS Technical Secretariat held two webinars to share important information regarding the presentation of proposals, and to support the Ministries of Labor to find the best allies for their Cooperation. The webinars took place on Februay 5th and 6th, in Spanish and English respectively. 

Virtual Meeting of Authorities of the IACML took place on January 25th

The Virtual Meeting of Authorities of the XX IACML took place on January 25th, 2019, achieving agreements on future RIAL and IACML activities. You can find related documents by clicking here. 

Now open - 12th RIAL Call for Bilateral Cooperation

The 12th RIAL Call for Bilateral Cooperation will be open from January 15th to February 25th. Click here for more info 

RIAL Workshop "Strategies to improve compliance with labor legislation"

The RIAL Workshop "Strategies to improve compliance with Labor Legislation" took place in San Jose, Costa Rica, from December 6th to 7th, with representatives from 20 countries, as well as worker and employer organizations. 

RIAL / OAS reaches 100 Bilateral Cooperations

With the start of the Bilateral Cooperation Activities between Honduras and Colombia and between Ecuador and Panama, the RIAL celebrates having reached 100 bilaterals since 2007.

To celebrate this achievement, we prepared this video. We hope you enjoy it and invite you to share it

Experiences on Youth Employment are Shared on PAHO-OAS Webinar

During a Webinar organized by PAHO-OAS this July 31st, Panama Chile and the International Labor Organization (ILO) shared experiences, challenges and areas of opportunity on the subject of Youth Employment. 

OAS Committee on Partnership approves Work Plan 2018-2020 of the IACML

Last june, the Member States of the Organization of American States (OAS), through the Committee on Partnership, approved the Work Plan 2018-2020 of the Inter-American Conference of Ministers of Labor (IACML), document that was elaborated by the Ministers of Labor that lead the Conference during the Planning Meeting held from april 26 to 27, 2018 in Washington, D.C.

Planning of Billateral Cooperation Activities Advances

The planning of seven Billateral Cooperation Activities is currently underway. The Ministries of Labor of Barbados, Honduras, Mexico, Guatemala, Peru, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines and Ecuador will recieve training and knowledge from their counterparts of Jamaica, Colombia, Canada, Argentina and Barbados, respectively. 


The topics to be adressed are Youth Employment, Erradication of Child Labor, Occupational Health and Safety and Professional Training and Skills Certification. 


RIAL selects seven proposals for bilateral cooperation

As a result of the Eleventh Call for Proposals of the RIAL, a total of 49  were presented, and 7 bilateral cooperation proposals were selected to be held between August and December 2018.