St. Lucia Employment

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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More job opportunities ahead as Airbnb campaign promotes 16 Caribbean nations

Airbnb partners with CTO to promote 16 Caribbean countries to digital nomads who want to live abroad while working remotely  BRIDGETOWN, BARBADOS — Sixteen Caribbean nations can look forward to more job opportunities and economic growth within the tourism and hospitality industry, both directly and indirectly, thanks to a new initiative targeting foreign remote workers.…
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OECS unveils Blue Economy Strategy for sustainable economic development, job growth

World Bank-financed UBEC programme to boost jobs, economic growth in blue economies of St. Lucia, Grenada, SVG  CASTRIES, SAINT LUCIA — With the blue economy constituting approximately 30 percent of the labour force in some eastern Caribbean nations, the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States has partnered with the World Bank to develop a new programme…
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UN Women report finds many frontline workers in St. Lucia suffered lower income amid pandemic

Report notes frontline workers lost second jobs, lost income from lower reduced working hours  CASTRIES, SAINT LUCIA — Women working on the frontline during the peak of the coronavirus outbreak in St. Lucia had to contend with not only exposure to the virus, but also lower income from reduced work hours and/or loss of secondary…
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