Tag Archives: Caribbean employment

ILO projects 55% employment level in Latin America and the Caribbean in 2022

Employment rate anticipated to see modest recovery but uphill struggle predicted for hard-hit, tourism-dependent regional nations  NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Employment in the Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) region is projected to hit 55 percent this year, up modestly from the 54 percent recorded last year, according to the International Labour Organization’s (ILO) World Employment…
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More young Jamaicans, retirees could be joining workforce now than pre-pandemic

Workforce statistics show youth unemployment way down, decline in number of Jamaicans outside labour force  KINGSTON, JAMAICA — Data from the Statistical Institute of Jamaica’s (STATIN) latest Labour Force Survey suggest more young people and retirees may be joining the workforce now as compared to not only last year but also before the start of…
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Jamaica employment on upward trend, steadily closing gap between pre-pandemic levels

Labour Force Survey reveals 6.6% employment increase in October 2021 versus October 2020  KINGSTON, JAMAICA — In its latest quarterly Labour Force Survey, the Statistical Institute of Jamaica (STATIN) has noted that employment in the nation was again on the rise in the latter part of last year as 76,600 more Jamaicans were employed in…
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Students invited to apply for Bermuda Summer Employment Programme

Bermudian students have until Feb. 15 to sign up for opportunity to earn extra income while gaining work experience this summer  HAMILTON, BERMUDA — The application process has opened for Bermudian college and university students to apply for this year’s Summer Employment Programme, with the Department of Workforce Development eagerly inviting all eligible students to…
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