February 23, 2019
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Barbados cannot achieve a 21st century service ethos by sticking to rules, regulations and structures – utilizing ‘old wineskins’ that have not changed much since Independence. Minister of Labour and Social Partnership Relations, Colin Jordan, stressed this today as he addressed the Consultation on Human Resource Development (HRD) at The University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus. It was against this...
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...
The development of a new three-year Human Resource Development (HRD) Strategy by Government will be high on the agenda next week when the Ministry of Labour and Social Partnership Relations hosts a consultative workshop. The workshop will be held on Thursday, February 21, in the Main Conference Room, New Administration Building, The University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus, Cave Hill,...

Request for Proposals (RFP)

Government of Barbados Ministry of Labour and Social Partnership Relations Request for Proposals (RFP) Consultancy to Evaluate the Implementation and Impact of the Barbados Human Resource Development Strategy 2011-2016 and To Develop Lessons Learnt, Case Studies and a Sustainability Programme The Government of Barbados (GOB) through the Ministry of Labour and Social Partnership Relations (MLSP) is currently implementing the Barbados Human Resource Development...
Chief Labour Officer, Victor Felix, believes that while the Barbados Employment and Career Counselling Service (BECCS) has delivered on a number of its goals and services, more still has to be done. Mr. Felix was addressing the start of a series of training seminars, coordinated by BECCS and staff of the Human Resource Development Strategy Programme, in the Lecture Theatre,...
Praise has been heaped on the Barbados Employment and Career Counselling Service (BECCS) for its efforts at facilitating retrenched public sector workers, and all unemployed Barbadians, as they search for available opportunities. It came today from Minister of Labour and Social Partnership Relations, Colin Jordan, as he addressed the start of a series of training seminars, coordinated by BECCS and staff of...
In its effort to continue promoting a greater degree of labour-management cooperation, the Labour Department will host a seminar to discuss Labour Legislation and Industrial Relations (IR) Best Practice. The seminar will be conducted on Wednesday, March 20, at the Warrens Office Complex, Warrens, St Michael, from 9.00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Emphasis will be placed on Sexual Harassment, Holidays with Pay,...
Retrenched workers from the public service, as well as unemployed persons in search of jobs, stand to benefit from the next series of workshops to be conducted by the Barbados Employment and Career Counselling Service (BECCS). Sessions for retrenched persons will be conducted on Monday, February 11, Tuesday, February 12, and Wednesday, February 13. Persons who are unemployed and seeking...