July 20, 2018

New Chief Aims To Improve Employment Relations

The Labour Department has a new head and he is focused on ensuring the business of that organisation is handled with “purposeful efficiency”. This...

The Ideas4Barbados Forum Now Live

Members of the public are invited to register on the ideas4barbados forum, which is now live at https://labour.gov.bb/ideas4barbados. During her presentation of the Mini-Budget last month, Prime Minister...

Unemployment Statistics For 2017

The rate of unemployment for 2017 stood at 10.0 percent, an increase of 0.3 percentage points from the rate of 9.7 per cent recorded at the...

Survey Findings Will Aid Skills Search

The Employers Survey, the findings of which were released recently, will aid Barbados in its quest to effectively anticipate skills needs. Labour Minister, Colin Jordan,...

Efforts To Address Labour Market Demands

Government, in recognition of the fact that the demand for skills, abilities and competencies is changing, is putting systems in place to ensure challenges...
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