Tag: Employment in Bermuda

Town Hall Meeting On National Training Plan

Town Hall Meeting On National Training Plan

The National Training Board and the Department of Workforce Development invite members of the public to attend an upcoming Town Hall Meeting to discuss the National Training Plan. “This will take place on Wednesday July 23rd from 5:30pm until 7pm at the Cathedral Hall, Hamilton,” a spokesperson said. “The Plan covers topics such as... Read more of this article

BPSU Supports National Training Plan Part #1

BPSU Supports National Training Plan Part #1

The Bermuda Public Service Union [BPSU] has expressed its support for the National Training Plan Part 1, calling it a “positive step to assist in resolving part of Bermuda’s unemployment crisis.” BPSU President Jason Hayward said, “The Bermuda Public Service Union would like to commend and congratulate the Minister of Home Affairs... Read more of this article

Tucker’s Point: “Action To Right Overstaffing”

Tucker’s Point: “Action To Right Overstaffing”

The receivers handling Rosewood Tucker’s Point resort confirmed that “action has been taken to right size overstaffing through separations.” The number of “separations” is unclear, however yesterday Bernews received an email from someone connected with the property who indicated there had been layoffs. The person said they... Read more of this article

Video: ‘Maintain, Retain Job Security For Locals’

Video: ‘Maintain, Retain Job Security For Locals’

Shawn Dill is calling for Government to institute legislative measures so that all contracts have a clause that “allows the foreign worker to be replaced within three months if a Bermudian is found to be employable and equally qualified for the position.” Mr Dill and his fellow supporters gathered at the House of Assembly today [June 13]... Read more of this article

Minister Fahy Unveils National Training Plan

Minister Fahy Unveils National Training Plan

Minister for Home Affairs Michael Fahy formally unveiled Bermuda’s first ever National Training Plan today [May 16], providing what he called “a road map aimed at strengthening Bermuda’s competitive position in our local and global markets.” Minister Fahy said, “Helping Bermudians in this challenging job market remains a top... Read more of this article

Project HOPE Makes First Hire: Cathy Albright

Project HOPE Makes First Hire: Cathy Albright

Bermuda CableVision has hired its first employee in the company’s Project HOPE initiative. Project HOPE – which stands for “Help Offer Positions of Employment” ­– was launched in January at Bermuda CableVision’s “Salute to Service” banquet. It was attended by community leaders, dignitaries and politicians. Bermuda CableVision CEO Terry... Read more of this article

Minister Highlights Job & Training Initiatives

Minister Highlights Job & Training Initiatives

[Updated with video] Government is “in the process of drafting a policy to ensure that certain job categories with high work permits must take trainees with qualifications,” Minister of Home Affairs Michael Fahy said today [May 8]. Speaking at a press briefing to highlight the efforts being undertaken by the Department of Workforce Development... Read more of this article

Opinion Column: Magnum On PLP, Employment

Opinion Column: Magnum On PLP, Employment

[Opinion column written by One Bermuda Alliance Deputy Chairperson Karen Magnum] After reading David Burt’s and Walter Roban’s comments on the job loss report of August, 2013, I had to smile – and write a reply. They both obviously feel that if they can take a swing at something the One Bermuda Alliance has done, they should, no matter... Read more of this article

PLP: 1066 Jobs Lost, New Direction Needed

PLP: 1066 Jobs Lost, New Direction Needed

“1066 jobs lost in 2013 show that new leadership, a new direction and new ideas are needed to create opportunities and jobs for Bermudians,” Shadow Home Affairs Minister Walter Roban said. A recently released report indicated that Bermuda’s employers reported a loss of 1,166 jobs last year, with 34,277 jobs counted in 2013, compared to... Read more of this article

PLP: Cannot Build With Ideas From Last Century

PLP: Cannot Build With Ideas From Last Century

“The governing OBA promised Bermuda 2,000 jobs, yet in their first year as government, total job losses stand at 1,166,” Shadow Finance Minister David Burt said today [Apr 23]. Saying “we cannot build an economy for the future with ideas from the last century,” Mr. Burt said we “must look forward and be bold,” mentioning... Read more of this article


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