July 17, 2019
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Members of the Social Partnership have expressed satisfaction with the progress Barbados has made so far under the Barbados Economic Recovery and Transformation (BERT) programme. Stakeholders from public and private sector agencies met at the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre on Monday for an update on the country’s progress, as Phase 2 of the BERT programme comes to an end, and Phase...
Minister of Labour and Social Partnership Relations, Colin Jordan, has given the assurance that persons interested in employment overseas will be facilitated. He was speaking at a press conference on the work and effort of the Labour Department and his Ministry last week. Acknowledging that his Ministry was aware that given the retrenchment process, people would look to overseas employment, he...
Employers have been told by Minister of Labour and Social Partnership Relations, Colin Jordan, to allow more freedom of expression in the workplace. The call came today as he addressed a seminar on Labour and Employment Relations, at the Labour Department, on the 2nd Floor Warrens Office Complex, Warrens, St. Michael, that served to inform employers on a number of relevant...
Barbados now has a new tool to support human resource management and development and enhance the island’s competitiveness. Dubbed the Barbados Standard Occupational Classification (BARSOC), it was recently revised as one of the initiatives under the Barbados Human Resource Development (HRD) Strategy, a programme financed principally through a grant provided by the European Union (EU). Minister of Labour and Social Partnership Relations,...
While Labour Minister, Colin Jordan is praising the level of involvement of private and non-governmental organisations in facilitating the work of Government, he wants to see them sitting at the table of the Social Partnership. He alluded to this on Wednesday, while addressing a conference on Leadership and Influencing Change, held at Bagatelle Great House, St. Thomas, by the Pinelands Creative...