Tag Archives: St. Lucia employment

Jobs and employment on the rise in St. Lucia

Unemployment down 4 percentage points from pre-pandemic CASTRIES, ST. LUCIA — Jobs in St. Lucia have been on the upswing for the first quarter of 2022, according to two separate reports on the nation’s employment. Additionally, with the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) projecting that the country’s economy will grow by…
Read more

Caribbean workers are the answer to the UK’s healthcare labour shortage

UK govt. expected to recruit over 50K more healthcare workers before 2024 BRIDGETOWN, BARBADOS — With the United Kingdom’s staffing crisis worsening in the healthcare sector, recruiting Caribbean workers is becoming an increasingly viable option. For the better part of 2022, the UK has been experiencing a major labour crisis across multiple sectors. [caption id="attachment_5174"…
Read more

Foreign employers increasingly seeking to hire Caribbean workers

Canadian employer actively recruiting St. Lucians to work as meat cutters CASTRIES, ST. LUCIA — An increasing number of international employers are seeking Caribbean natives to live and work abroad. This comes as some industries in the United States, United Kingdom, and Canada face labour shortages amid the Great Resignation. However, it is not unheard…
Read more

St. Lucia launches plan to address dire healthcare worker shortage

Govt., SALCC partner to train locals to become pharmacists and other trained healthcare professionals  CASTRIES, ST. LUCIA — The country continues to struggle with a dire shortage of healthcare workers, especially as the world regains its feet after the unprecedented COVID-19 pandemic. [caption id="attachment_4945" align="alignright" width="300"] St. Lucia has continued to face a shortage of…
Read more