Caribbean Employment

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Bermuda Labour Ministry recaps employment progress amid tumultuous pandemic

Year-end report notes over 800 jobs secured for Bermudians last year, over 900 foreign workers contribute $23 mil. through remote worker programme  HAMILTON, BERMUDA — Minister of Labour Jason Hayward said Bermuda has made significant strides on the employment front in the face of the global coronavirus pandemic and there will be even more to…
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Jamaican govt. seeking to secure comfortable, affordable homes for tourism workers

Tourism Minister Bartlett claims ensuring tourism workers have comfortable homes will boost employee morale  KINGSTON, JAMAICA — The government is looking to further assist tourism workers with securing affordable, decent housing through a partnership with the Ministry of Housing, National Housing Trust and other private developers, according to Minister of Tourism Edmund Bartlett. He pointed…
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Nearly 1,400 orange economy workers in Jamaica to receive grant payment

ECCI COVID-19 Grant programme for workers in entertainment, culture and creative industries oversubscribed  KINGSTON, JAMAICA — Nearly 1,400 workers in the orange economy whose livelihoods were impacted by the coronavirus pandemic are set to receive a one-time payment of $60,000 from the government. The orange economy, also known as the creative economy, includes professions such…
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Bahamas hires 50 Cuban nurses to support struggling healthcare system amid COVID wave

Out of 300 nurses interviewed, 50 were hired  NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The Bahamas recently hired some 50 Cuban nurses, becoming just one many countries worldwide to turn to recruit foreign healthcare workers amid a widespread coronavirus surge believed to be caused by the highly contagious omicron variant. [caption id="attachment_3650" align="alignleft" width="300"] Members of the Bahamas…
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