Senior Labour Inspection Specialist visits Brazil

Senior Labour Inspection Specialist visits Brazil: in the framework of the Norweigan funded project "strengthening labour inspection services" LAB/ADMIN senior labour inspection specialist, Maria Luz Vega, visited São Paulo, Brasilia and Rio de Janeiro , both to share international practices and learn more about the Brazilian experience. A presentation on the new Brazilian labour inspection methodology was made by the Federal Labour Inspectorate (SIT). Some Brazilian good practices in labour inspection discussed included combating child labour and forced labour, and labour inspection in the maritime sector. In addition, innovative ways of looking at labour inspection were explored including on the issues of green jobs and gender equality. Other meetings that took place, included with the National Trade Union for Labour Inspectors (SINAIT), the Institute on Applied Economics Research (IPEA), and a courtesy visit to the Norweigan Embassy. The mission finalized with a visit to an oil tanker ship led by the national coordination of labour inspection in ports and waterways.

Workshop | São Paulo, Brasilia and Rio de Janeiro - Brazil | 13 September 2010