Advancing Labor Compliance in Colombia’s Port Sector

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Advancing Labor Compliance in Colombia’s Port Sector: The Bureau of International Labor Affairs (ILAB), U.S. Department of Labor (USDOL, or the Department), announces the availability of approximately $5 million total costs (subject to the availability of federal funds) for one cooperative agreement(s) to fund a technical assistance project(s) in Colombia to improve compliance with national laws related to internationally recognized labor rights in the port sector. These include, but are not limited to, the right to freedom of association, the right to collective bargaining, prohibition against discrimination at work, elimination of forced labor and child labor, and rights to acceptable conditions of work with respect to minimum wages, hours of work, and occupational safety and health. In support of achieving the objective, the project should be designed to achieve the following outcomes:• Increased understanding of barriers to compliance with national laws related to internationally recognized labor rights in Colombia’s port sector.• Development of approaches to support compliance with national laws related to internationally recognized labor rights in Colombia’s port sector.• Demonstrated effectiveness of approaches that support compliance with national laws related to internationally recognized labor rights in Colombia’s port sector.• Increased awareness and adoption of approaches to support compliance with national laws related to internationally recognized labor rights in Colombia’s port sector.The duration of the project will be a maximum of 4.5 years (54 months) from the effective date of the award.
Federal Grant Title: Advancing Labor Compliance in Colombia’s Port Sector
Federal Agency Name: Bureau of International Labor Affairs (DOL-ETA-ILAB)
Grant Categories: Other (see text field entitled "Explanation of Other Category of Funding Activity" for clarification)
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: FOA-ILAB-20-09
Type of Funding: Cooperative Agreement
CFDA Numbers: 17.401
CFDA Descriptions: Information not provided
Current Application Deadline: October 8th, 2020
Original Application Deadline: October 8th, 2020
Posted Date: September 3rd, 2020
Creation Date: September 3rd, 2020
Archive Date: November 7th, 2020
Total Program Funding: $5,000,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $5,000,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $0
Expected Number of Awards: 1
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Last Updated: September 3rd, 2020
Category Explanation
Bureau of International Labor Affairs
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification.)
Additional Information on Eligibility
The following organizations are eligible to apply: U.S. organizations: • Nonprofits, including any faith-based organizations or community-based organizations • Public/State Controlled Institutions of Higher Education • Private Institutions of Higher Education • For-Profit Organizations; Non-U.S. organizations: • Non-US Entities, including PIOs as described in 2 CFR 200.46.
Grant Announcement Contact
Tam Nguyen
Grants Management Specialist
Nguyen.Tam-Thao.H@dol.gov
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