ILAB in Honduras
Honduras Submission under CAFTA-DR
In 2015, the U.S. and Honduras signed an historic agreement on labor rights that underscores a commitment to a fair playing field for workers in the global economy.
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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.
This project will help businesses establish systems to prevent, detect and eliminate child labor and other forms of labor exploitation from their supply chains, and will assemble a powerful coalition of coffee buyers to collectively incentivize compliance among suppliers. In doing so, the project will help promote supply chains free of exploitative labor and a fair playing field for workers in the U.S. and around the world.
|$2,000,000||International Labor Organization (ILO)||12/15/2017||12/31/2020|
All economies, whether in the United States or in Central America’s Northern Triangle (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 the Northern Triangle to create useful labor market intelligence -- helping workers to find jobs, employers to fill the skills gap and economies to grow.
|$16,478,000||Catholic Relief Services (CRS)||07/29/2015||09/30/2020|
|$2,749,000||Social Accountability International||09/29/2007||09/29/2011|
|$1,193,000||International Labor Organization (ILO)||09/29/2007||09/29/2011|
|$8,325,000||Catholic Relief Services (CRS)||09/29/2007||09/29/2013|
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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.