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Minister Releases Labour Force Survey Report

Minister Releases Labour Force Survey Report

Minister for the Cabinet Office Wayne Furbert released the May 2019 Labour Force Survey Report from the Department of Statistics today. Minister Furbert said, “The report contains selected indicators of the labour force and economically inactive population. These indicators are compared between the May 2018 and the May 2019 Labour Force Survey... Read more of this article

Joint Hospitality Training Programme Launched

Joint Hospitality Training Programme Launched

Government Ministers and the BTA joined restaurateurs this morning [Nov 20] to announce a joint hospitality training programme which will see participants “undertake a structured skills-development course, followed by paid on-the-job training opportunity.” A BTA spokesperson said, “A new public-private training and development initiative... Read more of this article

Ministry ‘Monitoring’ Concerns At Fitness Centre

Ministry ‘Monitoring’ Concerns At Fitness Centre

Minister of Labour, Community Affairs and Sports Lovitta Foggo advised that the Ministry “has been made aware of ongoing workplace concerns regarding a local fitness centre,” with the Minister noting that they are “monitoring the matter.” While the Government’s statement did not name the fitness centre in question, the... Read more of this article

Department Of Statistics Labour Force Survey

Department Of Statistics Labour Force Survey

The Department of Statistics will conduct a Labour Force Survey from November 21, 2019 to January 31, 2020, with an aim to “collect information about workforce and economic activity.” A Government spokesperson said, “The public is advised that from November 21, 2019 – January 31, 2020, telephone and in the field interviewers from... Read more of this article

Ministry To Host A Job Fair On October 30th

Ministry To Host A Job Fair On October 30th

The Department of Workforce Development will host a Job Fair on Wednesday, October 30th  at Pier Six from 3.00pm to 5.30pm. A Government spokesperson said, “Our Government is committed to introducing meaningful solutions aimed at improving people’s lives. We envision a Bermuda where there is a prosperous economy that works for everyone. “And... Read more of this article

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