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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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Bermuda Labour Ministry recaps employment progress amid tumultuous pandemic

Year-end report notes over 800 jobs secured for Bermudians last year, over 900 foreign workers contribute $23 mil. through remote worker programme  HAMILTON, BERMUDA — Minister of Labour Jason Hayward said Bermuda has made significant strides on the employment front in the face of the global coronavirus pandemic and there will be even more to…
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ECLAC expects employment to be a challenge in the region in 2022

Governments, policymakers urged to continue focus on job generation to support continued employment in the Caribbean and Latin America  NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) is calling for regional governments to continue to prioritize job generation as employment is expected to present a challenge in 2022. This despite…
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St. Lucia govt. exploring ways to further job opportunities in a range of sectors

Resilient tourism sector, manufacturing, exports, education, diaspora all being looked at as the government seeks to create job opportunities in the new year  CASTRIES, ST. LUCIA — Prime Minister Philip Pierre said his government will be looking at ways to strengthen the economy not only through tourism but also through a number of other initiatives…
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