May 28, 2020
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As we acknowledge International Workers’ Day 2020, commonly referred to as May Day, we can be sure that this day, May 1, will be remembered as one of the toughest days for workers, as well as for employers, Barbadians generally and the people of the world. We are operating in unprecedented times. Unions and Governments in Barbados have over time...
Although organisations did not have sufficient time to put measures in place to meet the needs of employees currently working from home, there is still room for addressing issues that may arise. This was pointed out by Chief Labour Officer (Ag), Claudette Hope-Greenidge, on Sunday night, as she participated in the CBC TV programme The People’s Business which addressed COVID-19 and its...
Barbados will join with its counterparts across the globe to mark World Day for Safety and Health at Work on Tuesday, April 28, a day also designated as National Heroes Day on the island. This year with the spotlight on the COVID-19 pandemic, the theme chosen is: Stop The Pandemic: Safety And Health At Work Can Save Lives, and agencies worldwide...
The Ministry of Labour and Social Partnership has advised that should persons require information or assistance during this period the following officials and officers may be contacted at the following telephone numbers and email addresses.  Permanent Secretary, Dr. Karen Best, may be reached at 535-1402 and 836-1402 or by emailing [email protected][email protected], or [email protected], while the Deputy Permanent Secretary, Marva Howell, may be...
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In the wake of confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Barbados, the Ministry of Labour and Social Partnership Relations has issued a number of notices. With immediate effect, unemployed persons who had previously been referred to the Barbados Employment Career and Counselling Service, located at the Warrens Office Complex, Warrens, St. Michael, are no longer required to make those visits. In respect of...
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