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Most MSMEs in the Dominican Republic are informal

SANTO DOMINGO, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC — Results from the National Survey of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) have found that the overwhelming majority of MSMEs in the Dominican Republic are in the informal sector. [caption id="attachment_7374" align="alignright" width="439"] MSMEs drive economic growth in the Caribbean. (Photo by RF Studio on Pexels)[/caption] This can pose a…
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Caribbean workplaces reminded of all workers’ value during Pride Month

As countries around the world begin to celebrate Pride Month during the month of June, Caribbean employers are being encouraged to be more tolerant in the workplace, and to remember the individual value of all employees. “Especially now, employers should be mindful about being respectful and tolerant of all employees, regardless of our many differences,”…
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Bermuda extends suspension of new work permits

HAMILTON, BERMUDA — The government has extended a moratorium on new work permits for closed and restricted jobs in Bermuda, securing more job opportunities for residents. The moratorium was initially implemented in March 2024, and meant to last for three months. However, the government has now extended that a further three months through to the…
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Formal jobs on the upswing in SVG

KINGSTOWN, ST. VINCENT AND THE GRENADINES — A new report by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has found that formal jobs in St. Vincent & the Grenadines are on a sharp incline after the COVID-19 pandemic. This marked improvement is particularly noteworthy as many other Caribbean countries continue to struggle with informal employment, which international…
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