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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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Employment in Barbados inches higher in second quarter of 2021

Wholesale & retail trade industry employed the most Barbadians between April and June 2021  BRIDGETOWN, BARBADOS — Barbados has become the latest Caribbean nation to evidence signs of a gradual recovery from the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic as newly released labour statistics show a slight increase in employment in the second quarter of…
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