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Jamaican public workers to get promised salary update

Minister Clarke says govt. aiming to pay civil servants under new compensation system by Christmas KINGSTON, JAMAICA — Employees in Jamaica’s public service have been assured they will be paid under an updated salary structure just in time for the holidays. So says Minister of Finance Nigel Clarke, who advised that the government is making…
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Jamaica trains & hires 27 truck drivers

Training programme aims to provide young Jamaicans with job opportunities KINGSTON, JAMAICA — Thanks to a new training programme designed to help young people earn a decent living for themselves, 27 Jamaicans have recently been hired as truck drivers. [caption id="attachment_5890" align="alignright" width="378"] The Articulated Truck Driving Programme enables young Jamaicans to qualify for high-paying…
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Huge salary increases for Joint Services jobs in Guyana

Salary jumps range from 6-22% GEORGETOWN, GUYANA — Anyone with a job in Guyana’s Joint Services, including law enforcement, armed forces and firefighters, is about to have far more disposable income thanks to significant salary increases set to begin next month. This represents the latest move by the Ali administration to spread the wealth among…
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Grenada eyes orange economy for job growth

New Office of Creative Affairs to support industry’s economic growth and expansion SAINT GEORGE’S, GRENADA — The government has set its sights on the orange economy as a target for expansion and job growth in the coming months. This was recently revealed by Minister of Economic Development Lennox Andrews as the newly elected Mitchell administration…
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