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Barbados public sector in need of auditors

Govt. appealing to private sector to help with job training BRIDGETOWN, BARBADOS — The Barbados public service is seeking to address a shortage of auditors over the next few years. This was revealed by Minister of Finance and Economic Affairs Ryan Straughn, who suggested that job training could be one way to potentially rectify the…
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Public jobs in The Bahamas about to pay workers more

Nation becomes one of the latest Caribbean countries to propose wage hike for public sector workers  NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Jobs in The Bahamas are on the verge of paying more to their employees as the government has committed to increasing the minimum wage for public workers. [caption id="attachment_3657" align="alignright" width="354"] The Bahamian government has committed…
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Trinidad’s public workers outraged over 2% wage increase proposal

Prime Minister Rowley tells public workers “don’t get too carried away” with demanding a larger wage increase percentage  PORT OF SPAIN, TRINIDAD & TOBAGO — There could be trouble in paradise as Trinbagonian public sector workers are threatening to follow Jamaica’s lead and hold demonstrations over wage talks. [caption id="attachment_4770" align="alignright" width="362"] This photo from…
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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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