March 6, 2021

Labour Overview 2018: Unemployment in Latin America and the Caribbean down slightly in 2018

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After three years on the rise, unemployment in Latin America and the Caribbean dipped slightly in 2018, according to the ILO’s Labour Overview 2018. But there is uncertainty about future trends, amid slow growth, high volatility and concerns about the high rate of youth unemployment. LIMA (ILO News) – The unemployment rate in Latin America […]

ILO: in 2017 unemployment rose for the third consecutive year in Latin America and the Caribbean, but is expected to go down next year.

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The rate will decline in 2018 if all the forecasts for economic growth are maintained, says the ILO on presenting the annual Labour Overview of Latin America and the Caribbean report. The region presented mixed challenges, with some signs of improvement and other signs of deterioration in the regional and sub-regional averages. Lima – Unemployment […]

ILO: Unemployment increased sharply in Latin America and the Caribbean

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From Curacao Journsl LIMA – The unemployment rate in Latin America and the Caribbean reached 8.1 per cent in 2016, the highest level in a decade, amid an economic contraction that has also affected the quality of employment, the ILO said today in its annual report on the region’s labour market. That rate is 1.5 […]

1.7 million people joined the ranks of the unemployed in 2015 in Latin America & Caribbean

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The ILO’s 2015 Labour Overview indicates that the economic slowdown has caused a rise in unemployment, particularly among women and young people, and there are signs of increased informality. The situation is worrying and poses policy challenges to the countries of the region. Unemployment could rise again in 2016. Lima – In 2015, the unemployment […]