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Author: CMC [Caribbean Media Corporation]
The Jamaica government said it will ratify the International Labour Organisation (ILO) Convention regarding occupational safety and health for dock workers.
[DOC] The notion of Socially Responsible Investment in the context of State-Investor Agreements: human rights or economic returns
Author: Adalyat Abdumanapova, dissertation for LLM in International Human Rights Law, Essex University
A number of issues relevant to the legal nature of international investment agreements are dealt with...includ[ing]: the examination of contractual clauses, including the ‘choice-of-law’ and ‘stabilization’ clauses that protect the foreign investor...
Author: Medical News Today
The launch of the ad campaign comes two weeks after Parliament established a panel to explore ways to end discrimination against people living with HIV/AIDS. Included in a list of more than 30 suggestions, the Human Resources and Social Development...
Author: Trudy Simpson, Jamaica Gleaner
Senior business leaders yesterday said that the time has come to end the widespread stigma and discrimination against people living with HIV/AIDS. [refers to Gleaner Company, Corporate Strategies, Manpower and Management Services]
International Banana Conference: Respect for Trade Union Rights Crucial for 'Reversing the Race to the Bottom'
Author: International Union of Food, Agricultural, Hotel, Restaurant, Catering, Tobacco and Allied Workers’ Associations (IUF)
...the Second International Banana Conference...[expressed] strong support for action to respect trade union rights and improve worker health and safety on banana plantations as an integral part of measures to address the continuous downward pressure...
Author: Arlene Martin-Wilkins, Jamaica Observer
The [Jamaican] labour ministry says [the recent ICFTU] report on Jamaica, which cited shortcomings in the application and enforcement of core labour standards, violation of trade union rights, equality and child labour, does not accurately reflect the...
Author: Confédération internationale des syndicats libres (CISL)
Le rapport attire l’attention sur divers problèmes en matière de droits syndicaux, d’égalité et de travail des enfants en Jamaïque.
Author: Confederación Internacional de Organizaciones Sindicales Libres (CIOSL)
En el informe, al señalarse las falencias en la aplicación de las normas fundamentales del trabajo, se hace hincapié en los problemas existentes en Jamaica en materia de derechos sindicales, igualdad y trabajo infantil.
Author: International Confederation of Free Trade Unions (ICFTU)
Pointing to shortcomings in the application and enforcement of core labour standards, the report draws attention to problems with trade union rights, equality and child labour in Jamaica.