June 15, 2024
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The facts about human resources (HR) in the Caribbean was the issue of note this morning, with the Presentation of Survey Results for An Inquiry into the State of the Human Resources Profession in the Caribbean at the Cave Hill School of Business, University of the West Indies. A collaboration between the School of Business and Queen’s University in Canada, the survey...
Sponsors of the Ministry of Labour’s NACOSH (National Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health) Poster Competition gathered at the Warrens Office Complex yesterday to make official presentations of their contributions yesterday afternoon. Representatives from platinum sponsors, the Environmental Protection Department (EPD) and the Neal and Massy Barbados Group of Companies, handed over both monetary contributions and competition prizes to...
“Employers have the responsibility to reduce any risk factors in the workplace that may give rise to ill effects.” This sentiment was shared by Minister of Labour, Senator Dr. Esther Byer Suckoo as she addressed the REA Envirohealth International’s Environmental Medicine as a Tool for the Prevention of Occupational Diseases seminar this morning at the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre. “It is necessary that...
Must be punctual. Must work well with others.  Should be able to complete duties in a timely manner - these are familiar phrases, often seen listed as conditions for employment.  But shouldn’t there also be requirements which stipulate what is acceptable work for employees? The Ministry of Labour has answered ‘yes’ to that question in the form of this...