Tag Archives: Jamaica Employment

Jamaica launches programme to help PWD get jobs

Several Caribbean nations introduced similar employment programmes for people with disabilities KINGSTON, JAMAICA — A newly launched programme funded by the European Union will help people with disabilities (PWD) in Jamaica to secure better jobs that will lead to a higher standard of living. The Enabling Opportunities for Persons with Disabilities Project was launched just…
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Services sector jobs in Jamaica up 270%

Services sector accounts for most job growth in Jamaica post-COVID KINGSTON, JAMAICA — Jamaica’s services sector has continued to experience a significant boom in jobs even despite tourism’s strong recovery. The COVID-19 pandemic disrupted global tourism and forced dozens of Caribbean nations to quickly enhance other ways to keep their economies afloat. For Jamaica, the…
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CAPRI: Women account for most jobs in Jamaica — paid and unpaid

CAPRI: Unpaid domestic work affects women’s income-earning jobs in Jamaica KINGSTON, JAMAICA — By and large, whether paid or unpaid, women take the lion’s share of work and jobs in Jamaica, according to a recent study published by the Caribbean Policy Research Institute (CAPRI). The study brooks no argument that the nation’s women are working…
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IMF: Caribbean nations should increase skilled labour

Despite rapid economic rebound, the Caribbean’s not out of the woods just yet BRIDGETOWN, BARBADOS — As the Caribbean continues its rebound from the COVID-19 pandemic, a major global financial organization is urging the region to focus on skilled labour to help that recovery along. The International Monetary Fund (IMF), in its most recent economic…
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