May 28, 2020

Vacancy exists for a Cook to work in Florida, USA.

Vacancy exists for a Cook to work in Florida, USA. Persons must have at least one year’s fine dining work experience. Interested persons are asked to...

Barbadian Workers Grateful To JW Marriott

Management of the JW Marriott The Rosseau Muskoka Resort & Spa in Ontario is satisfied with the work of 18 Barbadians who have been...

Liaison Office Working To Bring Barbadians Home

Barbados is working assiduously to ensure 18 of its nationals on a government-facilitated workers’ programme in Canada’s hotel sector can return home by the...

Message In Recognition of May Day 2020

As we acknowledge International Workers’ Day 2020, commonly referred to as May Day, we can be sure that this day, May 1, will be...

Working At Home Issues Can Still Be Addressed

Although organisations did not have sufficient time to put measures in place to meet the needs of employees currently working from home, there is...

World Safety & Health Day At Work 2020

Barbados will join with its counterparts across the globe to mark World Day for Safety and Health at Work on Tuesday, April 28, a day...

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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