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SVG govt. seeks fourth minimum wage hike

Gonsalves administration eyes $50/day minimum for certain workers, extended maternity leave KINGSTOWN, ST. VINCENT AND THE GRENADINES — The government has hit the ground running with labour force improvements in 2024, with Prime Minister Dr. Ralph Gonsalves revealing that his administration is already discussing the possibility of another increase in the national minimum wage in…
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Gonsalves says govt. prepared to hire new teachers, re-engage retirees amid pushback to mandatory vaccination policy

SVG PM warns his government will “just get somebody else to teach people’s children” for teachers who defy mandatory vaccination policy  KINGSTOWN, ST. VINCENT & THE GRENADINES — Prime Minister Ralph Gonsalves indicated that the government is prepared to hire substitute teachers and even re-engage retirees if needed as some teachers in the country oppose…
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Another 63 Vincentians off to work at Sandals and Beaches Resorts

This is the second group of some 500 expected to be enrolled, with another group to be sent off in the coming weeks  KINGSTON, ST. VINCENT & THE GRENADINES — Some 63 Vincentians have officially departed their hometown to begin working and training as employees at Sandals and Beaches Resorts across the Caribbean. The group…
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