ILAB in Honduras



Title Amount Grantee Start Sort ascending End

Increasing Collective Action to Address Child Labor, Forced Labor, and Other Unacceptable Conditions of Work in El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras

The project will work with civil society and workers' organizations in El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras to strengthen their capacity and bolster their collaboration with government agencies, the private sector and other stakeholders to protect labor rights and reduce child labor and forced labor. The project will focus on organizations that represent indigenous, Afro-descendant, and Garifuna populations, while promoting gender and racial equity.

$8,400,000 Pan American Development Foundation 12/31/2021 06/06/2026

Strengthening Labor Law Enforcement

This project enhances governments’ capacity to create, implement, and monitor the application of labor laws by working with ministries of labor, labor judges, and other judicial labor authorities. It seeks to use data collected from labor inspections to identify gaps that facilitate violations and to support legal reforms to address them. The project also uses data analytics to identify and combat labor inspection corruption, waste and inefficiency, and identifies regional inspection units in need of training and capacity building.

$28,750,000 IMPAQ International, LLC. 01/01/2019 12/31/2026

Addressing Child Labor and Forced Labor in the Coffee Supply Chain in Honduras

This project helps businesses establish systems to prevent, detect and eliminate child labor and other forms of labor exploitation from their supply chains. It is assembling a powerful coalition of coffee buyers to collectively incentivize compliance among suppliers. In doing so, the project promotes supply chains that are free of exploitative labor and helps to create a fair playing field for workers in the U.S. and around the world.

$2,500,000 International Labor Organization (ILO) 12/15/2017 12/31/2023

Leveraging Data to Build an Efficient Labor Market in Central America

All economies, whether in the United States or in Central America (El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras), need timely, accurate information to fuel efficiencies in their labor markets. These efficiencies, in turn, help ensure social stability and contribute to economic growth – both within countries and beyond. This project will seek to strengthen labor market information systems in El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras to create useful labor market intelligence -- helping workers to find jobs, employers to fill the skills gap and economies to grow.

$4,345,000 IMPAQ International, LLC. 10/01/2017 09/30/2022

Youth Pathways – Central America (YPCA): Promoting Youth Employment through Employer Partnerships in El Salvador and Honduras

YPCA works to improve livelihoods for at-risk youth to prevent their engagement in exploitative labor and the worst forms of child labor. The project provides at-risk youth with skills and education directly related to labor market needs in a safe learning environment; helps at-risk youth secure and retain employment; promotes youth employment through business partnerships; and strengthens government and community organizations’ ability to support relevant vocational training and employment opportunities for youth.

$17,278,000 Catholic Relief Services (CRS) 07/29/2015 09/30/2021

Futuros Brillantes: Project to Reduce Child Labor and Improve Labor Rights and Working Conditions in Honduras

$11,609,235 World Vision 09/30/2014 06/30/2023

Country Level Engagement and Assistance to Reduce Child Labor II (CLEAR II)

$7,595,000 Winrock International 09/30/2014 07/31/2019

Global Action Program (GAP) on Child Labor Issues

$15,900,000 International Labor Organization (ILO) 10/31/2011 11/30/2017

Comply and Win Project (Cumple y Gana for Inspection)

$8,837,260 Foundation for Peace and Democracy (FUNPADEM) 09/29/2008 09/29/2012

Working Together: Labor Rights for All (Todos y Todas Trabajamos: Derechos Laborales Para Todos y Todas)

$8,325,000 Catholic Relief Services (CRS) 09/29/2007 09/29/2013


Title Release Year Sort ascending

2021 Findings on the Worst Forms of Child Labor


Progress in Implementing Chapter 16 (Labor) and Capacity-Building under the Dominican Republic – Central America – United States Free Trade Agreement – Fourth Report


Work-Related Violence Research Project: Overview and Survey Module and Focus Group Findings (Central America)

The objective of this Final End of Project Report is to summarize the development and field testing of a new module on survey questions and focus group protocols on the topic of workrelated violence (WRV), for use in Central America. This document is submitted in fulfillment of the final requirement ("Submittal 3") of the Purchase Order DOL-OPS-15-P-00239, which is cofunded by USDOL ILAB and CEO. 

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Progress in Implementing Capacity-Building Provisions under the Labor Chapter of the Dominican Republic - Central America - United States Free Trade Agreement (Third Biennial)


Public Report of Review of Submission No. 2012-01 (Honduras)


Comparative Case Analysis of the Impacts of Trade-Related Labor Provisions on Select U.S. Trade Preference Recipient Countries


Progress in Implementing Capacity-Building Provisions under the Labor Chapter of the Dominican Republic - Central America - United States Free Trade Agreement (First Biennial)


U.S. Employment Impact Review - CAFTA-DR Free Trade Agreement


Labor Rights Report - Central America and the Dominican Republic


Laws Governing Exploitative Child Labor Report - Central America and the Dominican Republic