August 18, 2019
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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....
The Ministry of Labour and Social Partnership Relations will convene its first meeting of the Social Justice Committee this Wednesday, March 27, in the Flamboyant Room North, Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre, Two Mile Hill, St. Michael. It will be held under the chairmanship of Minister of Labour and Social Partnership Relations, Colin Jordan, from 10:00 a.m. to noon. The meeting represents the launch...
Registration is requested for unemployed persons interested in attending the “Career Development Workshop for the Unemployed Youth,” to be held Friday, 22nd March, 2019 from 9:30 am to 3:15pm, at the Cave Hill School Of Business, University of the West Indies, Cave Hill. This Workshop is an inter-departmental exercise of the Ministry of Labour and Social Partnership Relations. It...
The Ministry wishes to draw your attention to the list of public holidays for the year 2019, where April 28 was listed as National Heroes Day. You are kindly asked to note that Monday, April 29th will be a public holiday in accordance with the First Schedule of the Public Holidays Act, which states that "where in any year the...
Unemployed persons seeking work, especially youth, are being encouraged to attend the upcoming workshops which will be conducted by the Barbados Employment and Career Counselling Service (BECCS). Persons may choose to attend any of the workshops, which will be held on Monday, March 4; Tuesday, March 5; and Wednesday, March 6. The workshops will run from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m....
Minister of Labour and Social Partnership Relations, Colin Jordan, will tour Oran Ltd, Harbour Road, St. Michael, on Monday February 25. However, prior to the tour, Minister Jordan will host a press conference at 10:45 a.m. The visit will see the Labour Minister engaging with management and staff of Oran and learning about their experiences, achievements, aspirations, challenges and expectations. Officials from...
The deadline for the G.I.V.E. School Competition, being hosted by the Ministry of Labour and Social Partnership Relations, has now been extended to Friday, March 8. Additionally, the Instagram challenge has been slightly adjusted, with students now required to post their entries to #givesuccess246. The G.I.V.E. School Competition started on Monday, January 28, and targets primary and secondary school students. G.I.V.E. is an acronym...
Over the past decade, the Labour Department has been actively raising HIV awareness and advocating for the protection of the rights of workers, including those living with HIV and other life threatening illnesses. We are planning to mark this significant initiative by collaborating with the Barbados Defence Force to host a ‘Walk for HIV Awareness’. The walk is scheduled to...