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Minister: Hotels Hire New Staff After Programme

Minister: Hotels Hire New Staff After Programme

Over 15 people have been hired by local hotels after completing a training program for Room Attendants, the Minister of Education and Workforce Development Diallo Rabain said in the House of Assembly today [May 18], with additional people currently “in the recruitment phase.” The Minister was providing an update on the Hospitality training... Read more of this article

Hotel Hires 7 Employees Following Programme

Hotel Hires 7 Employees Following Programme

Hamilton Princess & Beach Club, the Bermuda Hospitality Institute and the Government of Bermuda today announce the successful conclusion of a Guest Room Attendant Programme held at the hotel, with seven of the participants hired by the resort as a result of the programme. The two-week programme is a public-private collaboration between the Bermuda... Read more of this article

Hayward: Progress Made On Worker’s Agenda

Hayward: Progress Made On Worker’s Agenda

[Written by BPSU President Jason Hayward] The recent release of the 2016 Population and Housing Census Report has brought some alarming trends to the forefront. The report revealed that the disparity in median annual personal income by race has widen over the intercensal period with Blacks experiencing a 13% decline in income levels in comparison to... Read more of this article

37 People Certified As Guest Room Attendants

37 People Certified As Guest Room Attendants

Thirty-seven people, who successfully completed a Guest Room Attendant Program – a joint initiative of the Bermuda Hospitality Institute [BHI], Ministry of Education and Workforce Development, Department of Financial Assistance and Ministry of Economic Development and Tourism – were awarded certificates and pins at a special presentation. Held... Read more of this article

Column: Considerations For Ageing Workforce

Column: Considerations For Ageing Workforce

[Opinion column written by BTUC President Senator Jason Hayward] In the Bermuda Trade Union Congress [BTUC]’s 2017 Workers’ Agenda, the Congress highlighted the need for the Government to examine age discrimination in the workplace. Given our country’s ageing population, the Congress recognises that the issue of age discrimination affects many... Read more of this article

Video: ’101 Jobs For 101 Days’ Launches

Video: ’101 Jobs For 101 Days’ Launches

A new initiative — 101 Jobs for 101 Days — has launched aiming to provide a means of income in exchange for services rather than financial assistance, and to provide an opportunity for people to showcase their skillset, work ethic and update their resume with more recent job experience. Minister of Public Works Lt/Col. David Burch said,... Read more of this article

32 People Secure Jobs At Employment Fair

32 People Secure Jobs At Employment Fair

Minister of National Security Wayne Caines extended his “heartfelt thanks” to all who participated in yesterday’s 100 Jobs initiative, which saw 32 people secure employment, and 77 more people confirmed for follow-up interviews with employers. Yesterday, at the Hamilton Seventh Day Adventist Church Hall, 285 job seekers attended the... Read more of this article

Minister Wayne Caines On 100 Jobs Initiative

Minister Wayne Caines On 100 Jobs Initiative

Minister of National Security Wayne Caines provided an update in the House of Assembly today [March 16] on “a collaborative effort between the Ministry of National Security and the Department of Workforce Development to provide jobs for Bermudians,” including the 100 Jobs initiative. Minister Caines said, “A fundamental goal since... Read more of this article

Video: 100 Jobs Employment Initiative Launched

Video: 100 Jobs Employment Initiative Launched

The Ministry of National Security and the Ministry of Education and Workforce Development are hosting a job fair, with the “100 Jobs” initiative aiming to connect 100 unemployed and underemployed Bermudians with 100 employers. The 16-minute live video replay is below:A Government spokesperson said, “The Ministry of National Security... Read more of this article

18 People Certified As Guest Room Attendants

18 People Certified As Guest Room Attendants

Following a two-week training course, 18 participants have been trained as guest room attendants, with the public-private partnership resulting in participants earning the American Hotel and Lodging Certification as a Guestroom Attendant. The programme was launched by the Bermuda Hospitality Institute, Fairmont Southampton, Ministry of Education &... Read more of this article

Athletes’ Career Workshop On February 24

Athletes’ Career Workshop On February 24

The Bermuda Olympic Association [BOA], on behalf of the Athletes’ Commission of the International Olympic Committee, will host a free Athletes’ Career Programme Workshop for Bermudian athletes aged 15 to 30 on Saturday, February 24. The event will be held from 8.30am to 5.00pm at the Goose Gosling Centre at Saltus Grammar School. A spokesperson... Read more of this article

Total Govt Employees Went From 5,258 To 4,607

Total Govt Employees Went From 5,258 To 4,607

The total amount of Government employees decreased from 5,258 in 2012 to 4,607 in 2017, and the salaries/overtime payments paid went from $391,883 million in 2012 to $366,542 million in 2017. These figures were revealed as Ministry of Cabinet Office with responsibility for Government Reform Lovitta Foggo replied to Parliamentary Questions posed by OBA... Read more of this article

BTA Eliminate & Create Jobs In ‘Reorganisation’

BTA Eliminate & Create Jobs In ‘Reorganisation’

Four job positions are being eliminated by the BTA and six new positions are being created, with the BTA saying the “reorganisation is about modernising the structure of the Bermuda Tourism Authority for the first time since its inception in 2014.” The BTA said the four job positions that are being eliminated consist of three staff positions... Read more of this article