February 28, 2020
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The second week of the pilot training for Government’s Job Start Plus Initiative will be conducted from Monday, January 20, to Friday, January 24, on the 1st Floor, Lecture Theatre, Warrens Office Complex.   The training is being delivered to the same batch of persons – 42 youth between the ages of 16 and 24, who were trained in December 2019.  They...
The Labour Department is reminding shop owners and staff, especially in the distributive sector, that there are specific guidelines to be followed for general operations and overtime periods this Christmas season. In December, businesses classified as shops under the Shops Act, are usually open for extended periods of time. Shop owners are therefore reminded that while co-operation regarding their overtime...
Members of the public are being urged to sign up for one of two upcoming seminars to be hosted by the Labour Department on Wednesday, November 6 and Thursday, November 7. The seminars, which will focus on Labour Legislation and Industrial Relations Best Practices, are part of the department’s continuing efforts to promote a greater degree of labour-management cooperation. They will be held at the Warrens Office...

Employment Opportunity

The Barbados Employment and Career Counselling Service (BECCS), is seeking to recruit suitable candidates for the following three (3) positions, on behalf of our client in Sales and Marketing:   GENERAL MANAGER The Role We are looking for a General Manager to manage all aspects of the office and support the leadership team in managing and meeting organizational requirements. You will be tasked...
The Ministry of Labour and Social Partnership Relations has organized three focus groups' meetings which are to be chaired by the Minister. The purpose of the meetings is to build awareness of the Government's plan to provide valuable work experience for the youth. This will be achieved through a programme called Job Start Plus part of the National First Jobs...
Members of the public are urged to sign up for one of two upcoming seminars to be hosted by the Labour Department on Wednesday, August 21, and Thursday, August 22. The seminars, which will discuss Labour Legislation and Industrial Relations Best Practices, are part of the department’s continuing efforts to promote a greater degree of labour-management cooperation. They will take place at the...
Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) Week will be observed in Barbados from Saturday, July 13, to Friday, July 19. As part of the activities to mark this week, the Labour Department will host a series of free seminars from July 15 to 16, at the Accra Beach Hotel and Spa, Rockley, Christ Church. Under the theme A Safe and Healthy Future of...
The Ministry of Labour and Social Partnership Relations will host a workshop on Workforce Preparation and Progression next Thursday, June 27. It will be held at the UWI Cave Hill School of Business, Cave Hill, St. Michael, from 9:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. Workforce Preparation and Progression is expected to be one of the key pillars of the second phase of Government’s Human Resource...
Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) Week will be observed in Barbados from July 13 to 19. As part of the activities to mark this week, the Labour Department will host a series of free seminars from July 15 to 16, at the Accra Beach Hotel and Spa, Rockley, Christ Church, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. each day. Under the theme A...
The Barbados Employment and Career Counselling Service (BECCS) is seeking to recruit, a qualified Sustainable Energy Project Development and Gender Specialist and a Knowledge Management and Capacity Development Specialist, on behalf of our client. Our client represents an institution of CARICOM with a mandate to promote Renewable Energy (RE) and Energy Efficiency (EE) investments, markets and industries in the Caribbean....