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More young Jamaicans, retirees could be joining workforce now than pre-pandemic

Workforce statistics show youth unemployment way down, decline in number of Jamaicans outside labour force  KINGSTON, JAMAICA — Data from the Statistical Institute of Jamaica’s (STATIN) latest Labour Force Survey suggest more young people and retirees may be joining the workforce now as compared to not only last year but also before the start of…
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Jamaica employment on upward trend, steadily closing gap between pre-pandemic levels

Labour Force Survey reveals 6.6% employment increase in October 2021 versus October 2020  KINGSTON, JAMAICA — In its latest quarterly Labour Force Survey, the Statistical Institute of Jamaica (STATIN) has noted that employment in the nation was again on the rise in the latter part of last year as 76,600 more Jamaicans were employed in…
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