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Barbados to train more construction workers ahead of anticipated ‘building boom’

BCC Principal Alleyne encourages more young women to join construction industry  BRIDGETOWN, BARBADOS — In an effort to increase the number of local construction workers ahead of an anticipated boom in the industry, several training institutions have partnered with the government to launch the Barbados Construction Gateway Training Initiative. [caption id="attachment_2757" align="alignright" width="300"] Construction workers.…
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Employment in Jamaica up 8.3% year-over-year

Construction and real estate account for majority of increases in workforce  KINGSTON, JAMAICA — Employment in Jamaica is on the rise, according to the latest figures from the Statistical Institute of Jamaica (STATIN), which indicate that there were 93,400 more people employed in July 2021 than in the same period the previous year. This accounts…
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Construction workers wanted for $5 million COVID Works Programme in TCI

More than $250,000 invested so far; minister urges residents to apply before funds run out  PROVIDENCIALES, TURKS & CAICOS ISLAND — For the next six months, the government intends to spend some USD$5 million hiring contractors throughout the nation as part of its $8 million-dollar COVID Works Programme. The programme “seeks to support many who…
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