Employers must uphold their statutory duty of assessing risks in the workplace, regardless of the hazards present. This was a key message sent today by...
Minister of Labour and Social Partnership Relations, Colin Jordan, believes the future of work in Barbados will present both challenges and opportunities. He made this...
“The future of work is bright!” says Minister of Labour and Social Partnership Relations, Colin Jordan. This was his emphatic conclusion, last Saturday, as he...
Advancements in technology, skills, and work methods are bringing with them an increasing awareness of the possible psychosocial hazards that can arise in the...
Latest Snapshot of the Barbados Labour Market
|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|