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Minister Outlines Job Makers Act Amendments

Minister Outlines Job Makers Act Amendments

Minister of Home Affairs Michael Fahy said that the process for applications for concessions under the Incentive for Job Makers Act, will now “require that employers formally notify all current employees of their intent to make such applications.” Speaking in the Senate on Wednesday [Mar 25], Minister Fahy said, “Under the Incentive... Read more of this article

Minister Hails Bermuda Motors Apprenticeship

Minister Hails Bermuda Motors Apprenticeship

Minister of Home Affairs Michael Fahy has hailed the partnership between Bermuda Motors and the National Training Board [NTB] in securing the employment of two Bermudian apprentice mechanics. Tyree Armstrong, 22 and Jabari Hollis, 20, have been recently employed by Bermuda Motors. Both former Berkeley Institute graduates, Mr. Armstrong and Mr. Hollis... Read more of this article

Weeks: Social Worker Job Losses Is Concerning

Weeks: Social Worker Job Losses Is Concerning

[Updated] “The news surrounding job losses by social workers is deeply concerning and reinforces the belief among countless Bermudians, that the OBA is taking Bermuda in the wrong direction,” said Shadow Minister of Youth, Sports, Community & Culture Michael Weeks. Mr Weeks added, “Under the OBA, Bermudian job losses have risen... Read more of this article

Coral Beach Club “Looking For 30 New Staff”

Coral Beach Club “Looking For 30 New Staff”

Coral Beach & Tennis Club said they are looking for 30 new staff members, and will be holding a job fair on Wednesday March 25th from 4pm – 8pm. General Manager Nik Bhola said, “Coral Beach & Tennis Club is looking for 30 new staff members!  With that we thought it would be a great idea to host a job fair and invite prospective employees... Read more of this article

Premier: Public Service Bursary Award Scheme

Premier: Public Service Bursary Award Scheme

The Government “committed to continue the Public Service Bursary Award Scheme in the 2015/16 fiscal year” which awards scholarships  to Bermudians pursuing post-secondary academic qualifications in a discipline, Premier Michael Dunkley said. “The Bermuda Government is a very unique employer offering career opportunities in a vast... Read more of this article

Work Permits Increase, 22 New EEZ Businesses

Work Permits Increase, 22 New EEZ Businesses

The total number of standard work permits processed in 2014 increased by 496 from the previous year, and 22 new businesses opened in the three Economic Empowerment Zones [EEZs] during 2014 bringing with them 60 new jobs, Home Affairs Minister Michael Fahy said. The Ministry provided an overview of some of the highlights for 2014 which they said included... Read more of this article

Chris Famous: “Continued Intent Of The OBA”

Chris Famous: “Continued Intent Of The OBA”

[Opinion column written by Chris Famous] Pre-election The OBA went to great lengths to speak on the unemployment rate of Bermudian young adults.Post-election On February 13, 2013, Minister Michael Fahy introduced a draft policy to allow the children of nonBermudian guest workers the ability to seek summer employment in Bermuda. “Dependent Children... Read more of this article

Work Permit Policy A “Betrayal Of Bermudians”

Work Permit Policy A “Betrayal Of Bermudians”

[Updated] “With unemployment at record levels and job losses continuing to mount, permitting the children and partners of guest workers to compete for jobs with our children and partners, is a slap in the face to every right thinking Bermudian,” Shadow Minister for Immigration Walton Brown said. Multiple Opposition MPs spoke about this... Read more of this article

Reminder: Permits/Required Online Job Posting

Reminder: Permits/Required Online Job Posting

The Department of Workforce Development said they “would like to remind all employers that, with the implementation of Bermuda’s new Work Permit Policy on March 1st 2015, all employers are now required to advertise all available positions [prior to applying for a Short Term or Standard Work Permit] for a minimum of eight consecutive days on... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Today’s Hospitality Career Fair

Photos & Video: Today’s Hospitality Career Fair

The Department of Workforce Development and the Bermuda Hotel Association hosted a Hospitality Career Fair today [Feb 25] in the conference rooms at Elbow Beach Hotel, with participating hotel properties hosting stations to help attendees determine areas of interest.Speaking in advance of the event, Minister of Home Affairs Michael Fahy said, “The... Read more of this article


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