Minister of Labor and US Embassy discuss future cooperation agreements

The Minister of Labor, Luis Miguel De Camps, and a commission of the Embassy of the United States of America in the country headed by the Charge d’Affaires, Robert Thomas, held a meeting to analyze a series of issues, including the inclusion of the Dominican Republic in the H-2A and H-2B work visas, and future cooperation agreements.

According to a press release, De Camps and Thomas highlighted the importance of the meeting with which ties of friendship and cooperation are strengthened to promote joint actions and projects between the Dominican Republic and the United States.

Thomas appreciated the receptivity of the Minister of Labor and his explanations about the work carried out by the Dominican regulatory body on the issues of job recovery and the sessions that are carried out for labor insertion in the country.

While De Camps explained to the US official the commitment of President Luis Abinader to achieve job opportunities in favor of young people who wish to join the productive life of the country.

He commented that the Ministry of Labor is currently developing a series of actions with a view to strengthening its structures, including transforming the inspection work into a mechanism in accordance with this important role in the workplace.

De Camps and Thomas expressed their willingness to continue talking about the exploration of possible cooperation mechanisms in the labor sphere between both nations.

Also present at the meeting were the US consul general in the country, William Swaney, and the political affairs officer, Ryan Peseckas, with whom De Camps also exchanged institutional impressions.