January 16, 2019
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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...
The Barbados Employment and Career Counselling Services (BECCS) is currently facilitating persons seeking employment with Ross University School of Medicine, scheduled to open at the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre, in January 2019. Recruiters from Ross University School of Medicine will be on the island during the week of November 5 to 9, to conduct interviews. In accordance with the agreement with Government to...
The Sexual Harassment Act, the Holidays with Pay Act, The Shops Act and The Employment Rights Act will take centre stage this week, when the Labour Department presents the first in a series of seminars. The Department, which is hosting two one-day seminars on Thursday, September 20, and Friday, September 21, has invited members of the public to attend either one...
The Labour Department will host two seminars to discuss Labour Legislation and Industrial Relations Best Practices on Thursday, September 20, and Friday, September 21. The seminars, which are part of the Department’s continuing effort to promote a greater degree of labour-management cooperation, will take place at the Warrens Office Complex, Warrens, St. Michael, from 9.00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. daily. Persons are required to attend...
The public is advised that the Barbados Statistical Service (BSS) is currently conducting a Continuous Labour Force Sample Survey in several areas throughout the island. The survey is now in its third quarter for 2018, and field officers are collecting data from selected households. Members of the public are reminded that the officers are carrying photo identification cards, but if they have...
The Barbados Employment and Career Counselling Service (BECCS), formerly The National Employment Bureau, is urgently seeking individuals for employment in Canadian hotels. According to Judith Branch, Placement and Counselling Officer at the Bureau, the BECCS is seeking to create a shortlist of suitable persons, who must have at least one year’s previous experience working in the hotel industry in the...
Barbadians will soon get the chance to register for job opportunities in Canada. The National Employment Bureau (NEB), soon to be renamed the Barbados Employment and Career Counselling Service, will host a Registration Clinic at its Warrens Office Complex location on Wednesday, April 4, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. This registration drive will not only be used to update the NEB’s...
The Barbados Employment and Career Counselling Service (BECCS), formerly known as the National Employment Bureau, will hold an outreach programme for unemployed persons and the youth. The outreach session will be held on Wednesday, February 28, at St. Christopher’s Resource Centre, Christ Church, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Officers will be on hand to guide participants on areas such...
The Labour Department will be hosting Occupational Safety and Health Week 2017 from July 2 - 8, 2017. During July 3 - 5 from 8:30-4:30 p.m. daily,  there will be a number of free seminars at the Accra Beach Hotel and Spa, Hastings, Christ Church under the theme “Safe Workplaces are Productive Workplaces”. Topics include Violence at Work; OSH as a...