Hashtag: #EmploymentInBermuda

Online Registration For Hospitality Job Sector

Online Registration For Hospitality Job Sector

Bermudians interested in employment in the hospitality industry are invited to complete an online registration allowing them to be alerted about job openings, specific training, and learning and development opportunities if they need to refresh or learn new skills. “The initiative, a joint campaign by the Department of Workforce Development, Bermuda... Read more of this article

2019 Bermuda Job Market Employment Briefs

2019 Bermuda Job Market Employment Briefs

Today [Aug 23] the Minister for the Cabinet Office Wayne Furbert released the 2019 edition of the Bermuda Job Market Employment Briefs publication from the Department of Statistics. Minister Furbert said, “The Employment Briefs provides a broad count of all jobs in the Bermuda labour market by selected demographics, industrial and occupational groups.... Read more of this article

Minister: Employment Wage Commission Act

Minister: Employment Wage Commission Act

Minister of Labour, Community Affairs and Sports Lovitta Foggo led the Parliamentary debate and passage of the Employment [Wage Commission] Act 2019 last Friday [July 19]. A Government spokesperson said, “The public will recall that this Spring, Minister Foggo facilitated several public meetings to seek feedback on the creation of a Wage Commission... Read more of this article

National Training Board Annual Report Delivered

National Training Board Annual Report Delivered

The National Training Board Annual Report 2017-2019 was presented to the House of Assembly on Friday [July 12] by Minister of Labour, Community Affairs and Sports Lovitta Foggo. The Minister said, “The report for 2017-2018 is over a year late and I apologise to this Honourable House for the delay. “The Report before you has consolidated... Read more of this article

Labour Force Increased From 36,541 To 36,725

Labour Force Increased From 36,541 To 36,725

Minister for the Cabinet Office Wayne Furbert released the November 2018 Labour Force Survey Report from the Department of Statistics. Highlights from the November 2018 Labour Force Survey Report are presented below:1. The labour force increased 0.5% from 36,541 to 36,725. 2. The working population rose from 34,625 to 35,083, up by 1.3%. 3. The median... Read more of this article

Premier Burt On Job Losses At Butterfield Bank

Premier Burt On Job Losses At Butterfield Bank

The Government is “disappointed at the loss of Bermudian jobs” at Butterfield Bank, Premier David Burt said, adding that they will work to ensure former employees have the needed support, and also “increase efforts to diversify our banking sector.” The Premier’s comments follow after the Bank of Butterfield confirmed... Read more of this article

Ministry To Establish A Wage Commission

Ministry To Establish A Wage Commission

The Ministry of Labour, Community Affairs and Sports today [March 4] announced that it will shortly be setting up a Wage Commission to consult with key stakeholders regarding the implementation of a living/minimum wage. This follows the tabling of a report by the Parliamentary Joint Select Committee [JSC] last year on The Establishment of a Living/Minimum... Read more of this article

Nine Bermudians Secure Full Time Jobs At BTC

Nine Bermudians Secure Full Time Jobs At BTC

A partnership initiative between the Bermuda Telephone Company [BTC] and the Government has culminated in the full time employment of nine Bermudians.The BTC Apprenticeship Programme, supported by the Ministry of Labour, Community Affairs and Sports, was launched in February 2016 with the aim of providing educational and professional opportunities... Read more of this article

Getting Bermudians Back Into The Trades

Getting Bermudians Back Into The Trades

[Written by Chris Famous] One of our challenges as a country is that many of our fellow Bermudians are either unemployed or underemployed. At the same time employers are seeking work permits for thousands of guest workers. Some are doing specialist jobs in IB or healthcare that not enough Bermudians are not qualified for. However, the reality is that... Read more of this article

Jan 31 & Feb 7: Free Career Building Workshops

Jan 31 & Feb 7: Free Career Building Workshops

The Department of Workforce Development is offering free career development workshops on Thursday [Jan 31] at Warwick Workman’s Club and Thursday, February 7 at St. George’s Cricket Club from 10.30am to 2.30pm. A Government spokesperson said, “Whether you are just starting your career, unemployed or underemployed and need assistance with... Read more of this article

Job Losses At Tokio Millenium Re Bermuda

Job Losses At Tokio Millenium Re Bermuda

[Written by Don Burgess] A number of people in Bermuda have lost their jobs at Tokio Millenium Re. RenaissanceRe acquired TMR in October 2018 for $1.5 billion. A spokesperson for RenRe, said in a statement, “Starting this week, we began communicating with employees of Tokio Millennium Re about our intentions regarding personnel once our acquisition... Read more of this article

Parliamentary Questions On ’100 Jobs Initiative’

Parliamentary Questions On ’100 Jobs Initiative’

The 100 Jobs Initiative held in March 2018 was attended by 283 people with 32 people being offered employment onsite, and a further 77 potential hires reported by employers at the time, pending background and reference checks. This was stated by Minister of National Security Wayne Caines in response to Parliamentary Questions from OBA MP Michael Dunkley... Read more of this article

Bitcarbon Company Lists Multiple Job Openings

Bitcarbon Company Lists Multiple Job Openings

“The work which the Bermuda Government has put into fintech development in Bermuda is yielding results,” Premier David Burt said, as he congratulated Bitcarbon as they begin to advertise job openings. The listing of ‘current and near term job openings’ at either Bitcarbon [a diamond commodity manufacturer and market maker], and... Read more of this article