Labor Relations in the Canadian and International Airline Industry during and after COVID (UPCOMING)
November 17, 2021
Join DC LERA for the fifth in a series on Return to Work sponsored by the US-Canada Office of the International Labor Organization. We will hear from Mike Abbott, Vice President, Labour Relations at Air Canada.
DC LERA Event
October 15, 2021
12pm to 1pm EST
Please join DC LERA in a conversation with Dan as he speaks with Professor Stephen Silvia about work, unions, and the future of the US economy.
DC LERA Event
Labor 2021: The Half-Full, Half-Empty Glass (CONCLUDED)
October 13, 2021
12pm to 1pm EST
Join DC LERA for the second October event on Return to Work. Harold Meyerson will join us in a conversation on the state of the American labor movement. Mr. Meyerson is a prolific and well regarded journalist, appearing regularly in The American Prospect. The conversation will be moderated by DC LERA President Steve Sleigh.
U. S. Funded Projects
ILO IN ASIA AND THE PACIFIC
The project’s objective is to advance the rights of workers in the palm oil supply chain in Indonesia and Malaysia. In Indonesia, the project aims to ensure that Indonesian unions in the palm oil supply chain effectively advocate for their members’ access to fundamental workers’ rights, in particular freedom of association and collective bargaining.
ILO IN THE ARAB STATES
The new fund of $1,550,000 will be used for a comprehensive intervention on mental wellbeing, with the overall project objective of improving workers’ mental wellbeing, especially among women and migrant workers, in the garment sector in Jordan.
ILO IN CENTRAL ASIA AND EUROPE
The ILO will provide tailored advice and tools to nudge labour market institutions to build a strategic compliance system, going beyond the traditional enforcement model. Focus will be placed on the mining and services sector given their economic importance, the specific OSH problems in the former and the diversity and size of the latter.
ILO IN AFRICA
Democratic Republic of the Congo
The project-level objective is to strengthen efforts by the Congolese government and other relevant stakeholders to address child labor in the cobalt industry of the DRC.
ILO IN LATIN AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN
Improving workers’ occupational safety and health in selected supply chains in Mexico – A Vision Zero Fund Project
The project will address decent work deficits in the country, as well as the efforts undertaken by the current Vision Zero Fund (VZF) project in the country to improve occupational safety and health (OSH) in Mexico’s coffee sector.
Measurement, Awareness-raising, and Policy Engagement (MAP) to accelerate action against child labor and forced labor (Phase II)
The Measurement, Awareness Raising, and Policy Engagement Project to Accelerate Action against Child Labor and Forced Labor aims at helping to build and apply the critical knowledge needed to inform the policy choices to combat child labor and forced labor and to support measures to address these challenges in key countries, regions and sectors