Towards Fairer Labor Conditions: Promoting Labor Inclusion with Equity
General Objective: To identify key lessons learned and policy recommendations to promote labor inclusion of the most vulnerable populations, who have traditionally been marginalized or discriminated against in the labor market.
- To analyze the various institutional arrangements that Ministries of Labor are implementing to improve labor inclusion and combat discrimination against the most vulnerable populations in the labor market.
- To identify and discuss best practices in promoting and increasing labor inclusion of the most vulnerable populations, placing emphasis on initiatives that expand social protection among them.
This Workshop was organized under the auspices of the Department of Labor of The Bahamas and in compliance with the IACML Calendar of Activities for 2012-2013. On this occasion, the Workshop was followed by the Second Meeting of the Working Groups and the First Preparatory Meeting of the XVIII IACML.
Panel 1 – The situation of vulnerable groups in the region as it relates to their access to the labor market
International organizations gave an introductory session.
Panel 2 - The institutional view: how are Ministries of Labor supporting labor inclusion of the most vulnerable in their institutional mandates and structure?
Panel 3 – The initiatives view: what programs or projects are in place that have been successful in improving labor inclusion of the most vulnerable? What initiatives have been adopted to promote social protection?