St. Lucia Employment

Empowerment programmes help women get jobs in St. Lucia

Entrepreneurship and skills training programmes target single mothers, young women CASTRIES, ST. LUCIA — More women are getting access to legitimate jobs in St. Lucia thanks to new programmes that aim to assist young women and single mothers particularly. One programme is funded in conjunction with the Saint Lucia Social Development Fund, while the other…
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Jobs and employment on the rise in St. Lucia

Unemployment down 4 percentage points from pre-pandemic CASTRIES, ST. LUCIA — Jobs in St. Lucia have been on the upswing for the first quarter of 2022, according to two separate reports on the nation’s employment. Additionally, with the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) projecting that the country’s economy will grow by…
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Foreign employers increasingly seeking to hire Caribbean workers

Canadian employer actively recruiting St. Lucians to work as meat cutters CASTRIES, ST. LUCIA — An increasing number of international employers are seeking Caribbean natives to live and work abroad. This comes as some industries in the United States, United Kingdom, and Canada face labour shortages amid the Great Resignation. However, it is not unheard…
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St. Lucia launches plan to address dire healthcare worker shortage

Govt., SALCC partner to train locals to become pharmacists and other trained healthcare professionals  CASTRIES, ST. LUCIA — The country continues to struggle with a dire shortage of healthcare workers, especially as the world regains its feet after the unprecedented COVID-19 pandemic. [caption id="attachment_4945" align="alignright" width="300"] St. Lucia has continued to face a shortage of…
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