CURACAO (WILLEMSTAD) - The Director and Secretary General of the Social Economic Council (SER) of Curaçao has been invited by the Parliament to a central committee meeting on Thursday, July 9, 2020, to discuss the Future of Work. The Central Committee meeting has been requested by the MAN fraction in Parliament that wants to hear the views of the SER on the fundamental changes in the world of work that are taking place worldwide and that also have consequences for Curacao.
In 2018 and 2019, in the run-up to the celebration of the centenary of the International Labor Organization (ILO), which had 'Future of Work' as its central theme, the SER entered into a strategic partnership with the Ministry of Social Development, Labour and Welfare (SOAW) at the technical level and in various debate sessions, thematic meetings and conferences focused on the impact of, among other things, artificial intelligence, robotization, big data, climate changes and demographic factors on labour markets; in particular on the labour market of Curaçao.
The measures in the approach to the coronavirus (COVID-19) also have a major impact on the world of work. These and related themes will be further discussed with parliament next Thursday. Minister Hensely Koeiman of SOAW will also attend the debate of the central committee of Parliament.