Enhancing Labor Compliance in Key Export Sectors in Sub-Saharan Africa
deadline May 11, 2021
The Bureau of International Labor Affairs (ILAB), U.S. Department of Labor USDOL, announces the availability of approximately $11,711,500 total costs (subject to the availability of federal funds) to fund one technical assistance project in the Republic of Kenya, the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), and one other African trade partner country to enhance labor compliance in key export sectors in sub-Saharan Africa. The project objective is to improve compliance with relevant international labor standards and acceptable conditions of work, with an emphasis on promoting occupational safety and health (OSH) in one or more export-oriented economic sectors, such as the mining and quarrying sector.
Strengthening Systems to Address Illegal, Unregulated, and Unregistered Fishing in the Latin America and Caribbean Region
Deadline April 12, 2021
The Bureau of International Labor Affairs (ILAB), U.S. Department of Labor (USDOL), announces the availability of approximately $10,058,000 total costs (subject to the availability of Federal funds) to fund one technical assistance project in the Latin America and Caribbean (LAC) region to strengthen systems to address labor violations associated with Illegal, Unregulated, and Unregistered fishing. Labor rights at risk of violation may include, but are not limited to, the elimination of forced labor and child labor, the right to acceptable conditions of work with respect to minimum wages, hours of work, and occupational safety and health (OSH), and the prohibition against discrimination at work.