Social Dialogue for a rights-based transition from the informal to formal employment
Exchange knowledge, experiences and prepare recommendations regarding strategies and policies related to social protection and the promotion of productivity that, through mechanisms based on social dialogue, facilitate the transition to labor formalization,
The Inter-American Network for Labor Administration in partnership with the Ministry of Labor, Employment and Social Security of Argentina
|Base document||268.93 KB|
|Preliminary Agenda||250.54 KB|
|Preliminary List of Participants (updated as of October 18)||274.16 KB|
Registration and Participation
Representatives from Governments must send the registration form included in the Base Document to the Technical Secretariat through their Permanent Mission to the OAS. The RIAL/OAS may cofund some travel expenses (lodging, transportation in Buenos Aires) for some delegates.
1st Session - A rights-based transition to formal employment. Ensuring universal access to social protection for workers
Guiding questions for the presentations and dialogue:
- Does your institution/country have social protection mechanisms aimed at workers who work in the informal economy? Are they, from your experience, mechanisms that promote or discourage the formalization of employment? Please share main challenges and lessons learned.
2nd Session - Social dialogue and the contributions of social actors to labor formalization: promoting increased productivity within a framework of respect and strengthening of labor institutions
Guiding questions for the presentations and discussion:
- What is the role of social dialogue in the transition to formalization of employment? Are there institutionalized mechanisms that guarantee social dialogue between the different social actors with this goal? Do you consider that social dialogue has contributed to promoting a rights-based formalization of employment?
- How has social dialogue contributed, or how can it contribute to, simultaneously, boosting productivity and distributing its benefits while facilitating the transition towards labor formalization?
3rd Session - Activity in sub-groups
Activity in sub-groups based on the guiding question:
- What are the main policy recommendations, in light of the experience of your institution, to improve the contribution of both social protection and productivity policies and strategies to the formalization of employment?