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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

Ten New Apprentices Start At Digicel & BTC

Ten New Apprentices Start At Digicel & BTC

The ten successful candidates for the new Digicel & BTC apprenticeship program started this week, which marks the beginning of a three-year training scheme designed to train young Bermudians in the vital role of technical engineers. “Following the influx of over 200 applicants, the ten successful candidates were selected for their exceptional... Read more of this article

Workers Voice: “Employment For Bermudians”

Workers Voice: “Employment For Bermudians”

The Workers Voice has released a special edition focused on the “State of Employment for Bermudians under the OBA Government,” saying that Bermudians “are being displaced in their own country.” The edition said, “The Bermuda Industrial Union is on record in 2012 just before the General Election in December of 2012 saying... Read more of this article

“Ageing And Employment” Forum To Be Held

“Ageing And Employment” Forum To Be Held

On Friday, February 5th at St. Theresa’s Church Hall, The Peace and Social Justice Committee of the Roman Catholic Church of Bermuda will host its first in a series of five forums reviewing the topic of ageing in Bermuda. “With 35% of seniors 65 years and older living below the poverty line, this first forum will explore the topic of Ageing... Read more of this article

Interns Graduate To Full-Time Job At Fireminds

Interns Graduate To Full-Time Job At Fireminds

Two interns have graduated to full-time jobs at Bermuda IT company Fireminds and a third intern has recently been recruited. Fireminds Ltd. runs an graduate intern programme for recent university graduates with degrees in Computer Science or Software Development. They are put through an intense six-month programme which includes help desk, IT support,... Read more of this article

Bermuda Job Board Website To Unveil Upgrades

Bermuda Job Board Website To Unveil Upgrades

[Updated with video] The Bermuda Job Board website is set to unveil a raft of new features on Saturday [Jan 23], including information on expiring work permits, addition of a new ‘Resources Tab’ and more. Home Affairs Minister Michael Fahy said there are now 1113 employers and 6530 clients registered on the Bermuda Job Board, and to date, the total... Read more of this article

Labour Force Survey: Unemployment Rate At 7%

Labour Force Survey: Unemployment Rate At 7%

The 2015 Labour Force Survey Executive Report from the Department of Statistics was released today, indicating that the unemployment rate was measured at 7%, the workforce declined by 37 workers in 2015 and non-Bermudian workers posted an increase of 5% [or 377 positions] for the year while there was a 2% decline in the number of Bermudian workers with... Read more of this article

Bermudians Join Graduate Training Programme

Bermudians Join Graduate Training Programme

Three Bermudians have become the first to take part in a new in-house graduate programme on corporate administration. Earlier this year, Codan Services Limited [‘Codan’], which is affiliated with off-shore law firm Conyers Dill & Pearman, announced it was launching a tailor-made three year graduate programme. It provides trainees with a structured... Read more of this article

Lunch & Learn: Proposed Human Rights Updates

Lunch & Learn: Proposed Human Rights Updates

In conjunction with the Human Rights Commission, The Bermuda Chamber of Commerce will host a Lunch and Learn on Friday [Nov 20] to discuss the proposed updates to the Human Rights Act. The Commission is preparing guidelines in support of existing and forthcoming legislation in the area of disability, employment and the duty to accommodate. Kendaree... Read more of this article

BTC To Create Fourteen New Jobs In Bermuda

BTC To Create Fourteen New Jobs In Bermuda

BTC today [Nov 13] confirmed that a total of fourteen new roles are set to be created in Bermuda, saying that there was an “extremely high volume of applicants for the recently announced BTC Apprenticeship targeting recruitment of ten young Bermudians and BTC is now set to create four additional roles for ISP specialists by relocating current... Read more of this article

Collaborative To Promote Insurance As A Career

Collaborative To Promote Insurance As A Career

A collaborative of insurance carriers, trade associations and industry partners have invited the insurance community to join them in supporting the first-ever Insurance Careers Month to be held during February 2016. Insurance Careers Month is the kick-off of a cross-industry, multi-phased initiative designed to raise awareness of the dynamic career... Read more of this article

Apply To Serve As Human Rights Commissioner

Apply To Serve As Human Rights Commissioner

The Human Rights Commission announced that recruitment is underway for Human Rights Commissioners. In 2012, the Human Rights Act, 1981 was amended to provide for, among other changes, an independent Selection and Appointment Committee to recruit, interview and appoint Human Rights Commissioners. Accordingly, the Selection and Appointment Committee is... Read more of this article

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