February 28, 2024
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The Ministry of Labour, Social Security and Third Sector is reminding the public that there is no legislation, which standardises the age of retirement for persons employed in the private sector.  The contract of employment, whether oral or written, and established workplace policies are to be relied on to give direction on the age of retirement in individual organisations within the private...
The Ministry of Labour, Social Security and Third Sector in collaboration with Barbados Integrated Management Systems (B.I.M.S) is presenting a free webinar on the topic “COVID-19 Management Toolkit.” The webinar is open to all persons interested in using risk assessment strategies to manage infectious diseases, including COVID-19, in their workplaces. A comprehensive practical toolkit and reference material will be...
The Labour Department will commence a series of webinars to discuss Labour Legislation and Industrial Relations Best Practices on Tuesday, July 12th and Thursday, July 14th, 2022. The webinars which are in keeping with the Department’s continuing effort to promote a greater degree of labour management cooperation will be held online, from 9.00 am to 11.30 am on the listed...
A number of job opportunities are available for Barbadians interested in working in Canada’s Poultry Processing Industry. For consideration for employment, persons should submit their résumés to the Barbados Employment and Career Counselling Service (BECCS) by emailing [email protected] before October  22, 2021.  The department, which falls under the aegis of the Ministry of Labour and Social Partnership Relations, is seeking persons who have...
A project aimed at improving the current and future skills of Barbados’ labour force is being implemented by the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and the Ministry of Labour and Social Partnership Relations (MLSP). The initiative, which is known as the “Roadmap for Skills Development in Strategic Sectors in Barbados Project”, is the result of months of collaboration between the two entities. The...
It has been drawn to the attention of the Ministry of Labour and Social Partnership Relations that a fake message, claiming persons will receive $1800 in Government grants has been circulating on social media. This message is a SCAM and is not associated with the Ministry of Labour and Social Partnership Relations. We are urging the public to not click...
The Ministry of Labour and Social Partnership Relations in association with the National Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health (NACOSH) will be hosting Occupational Safety and Health Week from July 11-16, 2021 under the theme “A Safe Workplace, Now More Than Ever.” A series of webinars will be held July 12-16. You are invited to participate by attending the...
Members of the public are encouraged to register for any or all three upcoming webinars to be hosted by the Labour Department from Tuesday, July 6, to Thursday, July 8. The webinars, 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. Each session will...
Members of the public are being urged to register for any of four upcoming webinars to be hosted by the Labour Department on Tuesday, October 13th through Friday, October 16th from 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. The seminars, which will focus on Labour Legislation are part of the department’s continuing efforts to promote a greater degree of labour-management cooperation. Registration can...
Employees, the Safety and Health at Work Act, Cap. 356 remains in effect.   Should you be unsure about the steps that you should take or have questions about the  protocols that should be in place, to protect you and your colleagues from hazards, in this COVID-19 environment, the Safety and Health Officers of the Labour Department are available to provide...