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Details Of Work Permits Issued For AC & Airport

Details Of Work Permits Issued For AC & Airport

Responding to Parliamentary Questions in the House of Assembly from Opposition MP Diallo Rabain, Minister of Home Affairs Patricia Gordon-Pamplin provided details on the number of work permits related to the America’s Cup as well as for companies involved with the airport redevelopment. Work Permits Related To The America’s Cup: 1,028 The... Read more of this article

PLP Calls On Govt To ‘Take Action’ To Keep Jobs

PLP Calls On Govt To ‘Take Action’ To Keep Jobs

“In light of the news that Butterfield Bank is considering moving jobs from Bermuda to Halifax, the PLP calls on the minority OBA government to take action to keep Bermudian jobs here in Bermuda,” PLP spokesperson for Home Affairs Walton Brown said. Mr Brown said, “The job of the Bermuda government is to stand strong for Bermudian workers... Read more of this article

Construction Workers Train In Overseas Course

Construction Workers Train In Overseas Course

The Department of Workforce Development and the Construction Association of Bermuda [CAOB] have developed a training programme that would enable individuals to acquire specific skills in the very short-term. A spokesperson said, “An accelerated, accredited training opportunity designed specifically for Bermuda’s needs is being held in Atlanta,... Read more of this article

Registration Program For Construction Projects

Registration Program For Construction Projects

The Department of Workforce Development is spearheading the development of a ‘National Talent Pool’ for unemployed and underemployed persons interested in construction work opportunities. Minister of Home Affairs Patricia Gordon-Pamplin stated: “New construction projects are beginning in various places on island, and there are forecasts that suggest... Read more of this article

Need A Job? Bernews Seeking Summer Student

Need A Job? Bernews Seeking Summer Student

With the large number of events set to take place across Bermuda this summer, Bernews is looking to hire a summer student to help our existing staff provide coverage of all of the happenings on the island. The successful candidate will help to provide coverage the myriad of events happening across the island, including the America’s Cup, Bermuda... Read more of this article

Hustle Truck Programme Celebrates 10 Years

Hustle Truck Programme Celebrates 10 Years

This Wednesday, April 5th, marks exactly 10 years since the Bermuda Housing Corporation [BHC] introduced the Hustle Truck programme. “The programme started as a result of the BHC contracting eight young men and women in the Middletown, Pembroke area to paint over graffiti on the walls of a BHC property in that area,” a spokesperson said. “It... Read more of this article

PLP Host “Jobs Summit” Town Hall Event

PLP Host “Jobs Summit” Town Hall Event

The PLP thanked the public for supporting their “Jobs Summit 2017: Diversity, Inclusion and Opportunity” Town Hall that was held on Tuesday evening at the Warwick Workman’s Club.“The panel consisting of Myra Virgil, Barclay Simmons, Cordell Riley and Shadow Minister for Environment and Workforce Development Diallo Rabain spoke... Read more of this article

PLP To Host ‘Jobs Summit’ On Tuesday Evening

PLP To Host ‘Jobs Summit’ On Tuesday Evening

The PLP will be hosting the “PLP Jobs Summit: Diversity, Inclusion and Opportunity,” this Tuesday, March 14th at the Warwick Workman’s Club starting at 7.00pm. “With Bermudian jobs being lost and only non-Bermudian jobs growing every year under the OBA many Bermudians are beginning to lose hope in a Bermuda that works for Bermudians,”... Read more of this article

Column: Unemployment & Shifting Job Market

Column: Unemployment & Shifting Job Market

[Opinion column written by Jason Hayward] Since 2007, Bermuda has lost roughly 6,500 jobs resulting in a decline of 3,696 Bermudian jobs. While Bermuda’s economy has shown some signs of stabilizing, it is not growing at an adequate rate to produce new jobs. Business efficiencies and competitiveness have caused employers to re-examine pre-recession... Read more of this article

Bermuda Yacht Services Seeking Staff For AC

Bermuda Yacht Services Seeking Staff For AC

The America’s Cup is being held in Bermuda in May and June this year, and Bermuda Yacht Services said they are looking for staff to “play key supporting roles in the America’s Cup Superyacht Program at this prestigious event.” BWA Yachting, one of the largest superyacht agencies in the world has partnered with local Bermudian owned... Read more of this article

2 Hour Video: Panel Discussion On Job Market

2 Hour Video: Panel Discussion On Job Market

The Bermuda Public Services Union [BPSU] is hosting their 6th Triennial Delegate Conference Conference, with the theme “Modernizing the Union to Navigate Current & Future Challenges”. The opening session was held this morning [March 9] with a panel discussion on “Tackling Unemployment and the Change in Bermuda’s Job Market,” with BPSU... Read more of this article

Six Employees Made Redundant At PartnerRe

Six Employees Made Redundant At PartnerRe

Six employees have been made redundant in the Bermuda offices of PartnerRe, with the company saying it was a “very tough decision to make” and is a “result of a reorganization of PartnerRe’s Finance function.” A spokesperson from PartnerRe told Bernews, “We can confirm that six jobs have been made redundant in Bermuda, of... Read more of this article

PLP: ‘Non-Bermudians Only Category Growing’

PLP: ‘Non-Bermudians Only Category Growing’

“In between the pretty words lies the stark reality of life under the OBA, which is that non-Bermudians are the only job category growing under the OBA,” Shadow Minister of the Environment, Planning & Workforce Development Diallo Rabain said. Mr. Rabain said, “The OBA Government has a record of broken promises, anti-Bermudian policies... Read more of this article