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Seventh Consecutive Year Of Job Losses

Seventh Consecutive Year Of Job Losses

For the seventh consecutive year, Bermuda’s job market reported job losses with total filled positions falling by 156 [or 0.5%] in 2015. This is according to the Bermuda Job Market Employment Briefs, which highlights the main findings of the 2015 Annual Employment Survey and was released today [June 23] by the Department of Statistics. Chart extracted... Read more of this article

Chubb’s Early Career Development Initiatives

Chubb’s Early Career Development Initiatives

Chubb said they are “proud to welcome” the following individuals who have joined the organisation’s 2016 early career development initiatives: Denzel Simons named 2016 Graduate Trainee Denzel Simons has joined Chubb’s Excess Liability department for the company’s two year Graduate Trainee Programme designed to transition graduates... Read more of this article

Govt Extend Voluntary Early Retirement Program

Govt Extend Voluntary Early Retirement Program

The Cabinet Office is advising that it is extending its voluntary early retirement program for eligible persons in the public service. “Submission deadline is August 29th, 2016 and termination date is September 30th, 2016, with the exception of Education where termination will be June 2017,” a spokesperson said. “The early retirement... Read more of this article

Video: MP Rabain On Govt Work Permit Numbers

Video: MP Rabain On Govt Work Permit Numbers

After the Opposition asked in the House of Assembly how many work permits have been issued for motor mechanics, electricians, welders and landscape gardeners, MP Diallo Rabain said they were “totally shocked” that the Government has issued 217 permits since 2013 for these categories. Speaking outside the House on Friday, Mr Rabain told Bernews,... Read more of this article

PLP & OBA On Employment Committee Motion

PLP & OBA On Employment Committee Motion

The PLP said they are “disappointed that the OBA rejected our effort to reach across the political aisle” and “rejected a PLP motion to form a Joint Select Committee to inquire into strategies needed to facilitate the creation of new jobs,” while the OBA said the “economy is turning to allow for significant job creation”... Read more of this article

PLP C27 To Hold Job Fair In Warwick On May 14

PLP C27 To Hold Job Fair In Warwick On May 14

On Saturday [May 14], Constituency 27 of the Progressive Labour Party will be holding “Get 2 Work Warwick!”, a job fair to provide help with resume writing, dressing for success, interviewing skills, training opportunities, and more. “This workshop will be held at T.N. Tatem Middle School, on Saturday, May 14, from 10am to 3pm,”... Read more of this article

‘Establish A Liveable Wage Standard In Bermuda’

‘Establish A Liveable Wage Standard In Bermuda’

“The Bermuda Trade Union Congress [BTUC] strongly believes that is it time for Bermuda to establish and implement a liveable wage standard in Bermuda,” Jason Hayward said. “As the economy begins to stabilize, the call for a living wage is timely as it is a necessary component of sustainable economic recovery.“The establishment... Read more of this article

Workplace Anti-Bullying & Harassment Campaign

Workplace Anti-Bullying & Harassment Campaign

Saying they believe that “all workers have the right to be treated with dignity and respect at work” and “workplace bullying and harassment should never be tolerated,” the Bermuda Public Services Union [BPSU] has launched a ”Workplace Anti-Bullying and Harassment” campaign. The Union said, “The BPSU believes that all... Read more of this article

Govt Hiring Freeze Extended Through 2016/17

Govt Hiring Freeze Extended Through 2016/17

The Ministry of Finance announced today [April 27] that the Government will “continue cost containment measures to tackle the annual deficit” and the “Government-wide freeze on hiring will be extended through the 2016/17 fiscal year, after first announced for the 2015/16 year.” Deputy Premier and Minister of Finance Bob Richards... Read more of this article

Column: Decrease Of Bermudians Filling Jobs

Column: Decrease Of Bermudians Filling Jobs

[Opinion column written by Larry Burchall] Hidden inside the nerd words in the 2015 National Economic Report of Bermuda, is a major point, one that may be missed in a cursory read. Inside those 28 pages, a solitary paragraph reveals this: “Jobs occupied by Bermudians were the only status category to exhibit a decline in employment in 2015. Bermudian... Read more of this article

RBCC Public Information Session At 6PM Today

RBCC Public Information Session At 6PM Today

The RBCC – the RCA [Regulatory Compliance Association] Bermuda Compliance Certification Programme – is inviting the public to attend a public information session at 6.00pm today [Feb 18] at Bermuda College. George E. Thomas, Jr, Chairman, RCA Bermuda Compliance Certification Programme Committee, said, “The programme is the product... Read more of this article

OBA: ‘We Completely Reject The Premise’

OBA: ‘We Completely Reject The Premise’

“We completely reject the premise of the Bermuda Industrial Union’s special edition of The Workers’ Voice” as “their presentation of information is twisted, misleading and false,” the OBA said. This follows after the Workers Voice released a special edition focused on the “State of Employment for Bermudians under the... Read more of this article

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