March 31, 2020

Cleaning & Disinfecting for COVID-19

Download the Cleaning & Disinfecting for COVID-19 guide (PDF format) here!

Covid-19 Guidance for Business Places

Download the Covid-19 Guidance for Business Places (PDF format) here!

NOTICE EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

The Ministry of Labour and Social Partnership Relations through the Barbados Employment and Career Counselling Service wishes to highlight the existence of teaching opportunities...

25 Barbadians Soon Off To Work In Canada

Some 25 Barbadians will soon be heading to Muskoka, Canada, to work as housekeepers at Deerhurst Resort. The prospective candidates should know whether they are...

UK Farm Labour Programme Will Benefit Many Barbadians

By April 2020, 50 Barbadians will be off to the United Kingdom (UK) to work in the first ever UK Farm Labour Programme Barbados...

Labour Ministry’s Relationship Thrust Praised By G4S

The Ministry of Labour and Social Partnership Relations has been lauded for its recent handling of issues related to G4S. The praise came from G4S’...

WORLD DAY OF SOCIAL JUSTICE

Message by the Honourable Colin E. Jordan, M.P. Minister of Labour and Social Partnership Relations on World Day of Social Justice – “Closing the...

Latest Snapshot of the Barbados Labour Market

Statistics Year Total
General Unemployment Rate % 2018 9.7
Youth Unemployment Rate % 2017 29.3
Youth Unemployed Labour Force (000s) 2017 4.1
Unemployed Labour Force (000s) 2018 13.6
Labour Force (000s) 2018 139.7
Youth Labour Force (000s) 2017 14.1
Employed Labour Force (000s) 2018 126.2
Labour Force Participation Rate % 2018 63.6
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