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Bermuda Skyport Hires Nine New Employees

Bermuda Skyport Hires Nine New Employees

Bermuda Skyport has hired nine new employees, adding to the 27 staff members who transitioned from the former Department of Airport Operations. The new hires cover a variety of positions from traffic enforcement, design and engineering, human resources, commercial and marketing and communications. They include Afton Botelho, Cher-Ann Brangman, Amy Curtis,... Read more of this article

BHCS, Brown-Darrell Clinic To Reduce Salaries

BHCS, Brown-Darrell Clinic To Reduce Salaries

Bermuda HealthCare Services and Brown-Darrell Clinic announced‎ today that they have implemented salary decreases that will be effective in the very near future, adding that “from top to bottom, the entire team will experience pay cuts.” This step has been taken because of what Executive Chair Dr. Ewart Brown calls “callous, irrational... Read more of this article

PLP On The OBA ‘Leaving Bermudians Behind’

PLP On The OBA ‘Leaving Bermudians Behind’

“Tourism can’t go forward leaving Bermudians behind”, this according to the Progressive Labour Party tonight [July 2] after Junior Minister for Tourism, Transport and Municipalities Kenneth Bascome spoke of joint efforts between the Ministry, the BTA and Skyport “to secure new routes to Bermuda including Europe and the US”. A... Read more of this article

New Public Service Commission Regulations

New Public Service Commission Regulations

“I have today brought into effect a new set of regulations, which revoke a number of previous provisions and bring into effect new regulations,” the Governor said this morning [May 29], adding that they “take account of the main concerns that have been expressed to me in relation to the 2016 Regulations while continuing to ensure the... Read more of this article

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

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