Tag: ILO

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - According to the International Labor Organization (ILO), pandemic losses caused an 8.3% drop in labor income globally, before government aid measures were implemented. The decline is equivalent to US$3.7 trillion, or 4.4% of the...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Latin America's labor markets have regressed by at least ten years due to the Covid-19 crisis, which has closed at least one in ten jobs, pushed unemployment to its highest level in recent decades,...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL - The government of Brazil announced on Monday (October 16th) that it was changing the definition of slave labor in the country. The decision was met with criticism from politicians, labor...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – In 2015, the unemployment rate in Latin America and the Caribbean increased for the first time in five years and Brazil is seen as one of the main countries responsible...
By Melissa Rossi, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - As part of the Rio+20 debates on culture and sustainability, representatives of the Indigenous and Afro-Brazilian communities participated in the seminar “Quilombos, terreiros e juventudes: justiça ambiental e práticas culturais...



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