Reactivation of Latin American economies insufficient to recover 43 million jobs – ILO

According to the ILO study, it is informal occupations that are leading the recovery of employment, but that is an unstable modality, with low wages and no labor rights.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The reactivation of the economies of Latin America and the Caribbean is insufficient to recover the 43 million jobs lost since the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic, warned the International Labor Organization (ILO( on Wednesday(8) in Lima.

"The incipient economic recovery that has taken place, especially in the fourth quarter of last year and the first quarter of this year, has not been sufficiently reflected in the labor market," ILO regional director for Latin America, Vinícius Pinheiro, told a press conference.

"Neither the quantity nor the quality of jobs that this region requires to . . .

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