Caribbean Employment

news and information about jobs and employment in the Caribbean

Improvements incoming for Caribbean Farm Workers programme

Host of delegates will meet from Nov. 7-9 Programme has faced criticism from Caribbean residents in the past PORT OF SPAIN, TRINIDAD & TOBAGO — The controversial yet long-standing farm workers programme could be set for some improvements in the future as a cohort of 60 delegates meets for a programme review. [caption id="attachment_3033" align="alignleft"…
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ECLAC reports record-high percentage of Caribbean wage workers

High percentage of wage-earning Caribbean jobs emphasize importance of minimum wage hikes BRIDGETOWN, BARBADOS — More workers in Latin America and the Caribbean are working wage-earning jobs than have been since before the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a report by the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC). [caption id="attachment_7027" align="alignright" width="402"] Many…
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ECLAC reports significant job growth in Caribbean services sector

Around 80% of people in Latin America & the Caribbean believed to be working in the services sector BRIDGETOWN, BARBADOS — As predicted by economic and employment experts, the services sector has seen significant growth of jobs in the Caribbean. This is according to the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC). [caption…
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Cayman Islands see drop in unemployment amid economic growth

Premier: Highest unemployment rate is among Caymanians with formal education GEORGE TOWN, CAYMAN ISLANDS — With the country experiencing economic growth amid strong recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic, Caymanians are back to work and unemployment is down significantly. This is according to Premier Wayne Panton, who attributed the decrease to more jobs in the Cayman…
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