April 16, 2024
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Barbadians who journey to Canada to work in the Seasonal Agricultural Workers’ Programme or Temporary Farm Workers’ Programme have been encouraged to continue being ambassadors for their country. The call came today from Minister of Labour and Social Partnership Relations, Colin Jordan, at the start of a 2019 Review of the Canadian Workers Programme at the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre,...
While child labour has not been a problem in Barbados, Government does not ever want to see it occurring. This is clearly implied in the message from the Ministry of Labour and Social Partnership Relations on the occasion of World Day Against Child Labour, which will be observed internationally on June 12. The theme for the day is Children shouldn’t work in...
Barbados has come in for praise for its work with the International Labour Office (ILO) over the years. The plaudits came on Tuesday as ILO’s Director-General, Guy Ryder, announced 2019 as “a special year for the ILO and for its relationship with the Caribbean” during the opening ceremony of the 11th ILO Meeting of Caribbean Ministers of Labour at Accra Beach...
Minister of Labour, Colin Jordan, is reminding Barbadians that the aim of any good and just society is to enable an environment where people are able to be as happy, secure, efficient and productive as they could possibly be. He was speaking today at the launch of the National Workplace Wellness Policy at the Barbados Workers’ Union Headquarters, Solidarity House,...
A new initiative, rolled out to encourage health and wellness in workplaces across the island, is being recommended to all sectors. It is the National Workplace Wellness Policy, which was launched today at the Barbados Workers’ Union (BWU) headquarters at Solidarity House, Harmony Hall, St. Michael. BWU General Secretary, Senator Toni Moore, acknowledging that the Union was proud of the initiative,...