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. 

Authorities of the IACML approve Work Plan 2018-2020

Authorities of the XX Inter-American Conference of Ministers of Labor (IACML), who met on April 26 and 27 in Washington D.C, approved the Work Plan 2018-2020 to fulfill the mandates of the IACML in Bridgetown. 


XX Inter-American Conference of Ministers of Labor (IACML)

The XX IACML, convened by the Organization of American States (OAS), brought together Ministers, representatives of workers, employers and international organizations in Bridgetown, Barbados on December 7 and 8 to discuss and take decisions on hemispheric priorities and actions to be undertaken on matters of labor and employment.

RIAL Workshop on Labor Migration

This workshop is part of the activities of the Inter-American Conference of Ministers of Labor (IACML) of the OAS, which in its XIX reunion held in Cancun, Mexico in December 2015, had as one of its priority themes labor migration and the need to advance on the protection of rights of migrant workers.

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.