Jamaica Employment

news and information about jobs and employment in Jamaica

Cruise industry rebound promises thousands of jobs for Jamaicans

With the cruise industry getting back into full swing comes thousands of jobs in the Caribbean  MONTEGO BAY, JAMAICA — In an enormous recruitment drive, some 10,000 jobs are being offered to Jamaicans who want to enter the cruise industry. [caption id="attachment_4864" align="alignright" width="258"] Minister of Tourism Edmund Bartlett (center) has lauded the cruise industry's…
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Thousands of jobs in Jamaica about to be made available for nation’s youth

Youth Summer Employment Programme offering thousands of jobs prepares to launch  KINGSTON, JAMAICA — As the official start to summer slowly rolls around, thousands of jobs in Jamaica are likely about to be set aside for the nation’s youth. The Youth Summer Employment Programme (YSEP) was launched in 2017 with an aim to address unemployment…
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Jamaican public sector workers agitate for promised compensation overhaul

Thousands of public sector employees staged disruptions, strikes last week to pressure govt. to fulfill promised compensation restructuring  KINGSTON, JAMAICA — Public sector workers have been increasing pressure on the government to follow through on its promised compensation overhaul for the sector, with thousands of employees staging disruptions like walking off their jobs last week.…
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50 Jamaican domestic workers now equipped to become entrepreneurs

Ministry of Labour, ILO gives grants to informal sector workers to pursue their dreams of owning their own businesses  KINGSTON, JAMAICA — More women are now equipped to make the leap from having informal jobs as domestic workers to being their own bosses as a grant from the Ministry of Labour and International Labour Organization…
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