Tag Archives: Trinidad employment

Improvements incoming for Caribbean Farm Workers programme

Host of delegates will meet from Nov. 7-9 Programme has faced criticism from Caribbean residents in the past PORT OF SPAIN, TRINIDAD & TOBAGO — The controversial yet long-standing farm workers programme could be set for some improvements in the future as a cohort of 60 delegates meets for a programme review. [caption id="attachment_3033" align="alignleft"…
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Caribbean Employment marks 3 years of helping thousands find Caribbean jobs

Over 100K jobseekers and 150 employers helped with recruitment needs CEO Joseph Boll excited about the way forward BRIDGETOWN, BARBADOS — For the last three years, Caribbean Employment Services Inc. has been faithfully doing our part to level up the labour market in the region. [caption id="attachment_6946" align="alignright" width="300"] Joseph Boll.[/caption] With a persistent drive…
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Trinidad raises minimum wage

Hundreds of thousands of workers to be impacted; another 37K to get back pay this winter PORT OF SPAIN, TRINIDAD & TOBAGO — After months of deliberation and debate, the government has decided to officially raise the national minimum wage. The nation now joins several Caribbean countries that have likewise raised their minimum wage or…
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Trinidadian farm workers said to be thriving abroad

Hundreds of locals are living and working abroad in Canada PORT OF SPAIN, TRINIDAD & TOBAGO — Some 400 farm workers engaged in a work-abroad programme in Canada are said to be faring quite well, according to the Ministry of Labour. The workers officially started their contracts at the beginning of this year. They can…
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