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Govt Hiring Freeze Extended Through 2016/17

Govt Hiring Freeze Extended Through 2016/17

The Ministry of Finance announced today [April 27] that the Government will “continue cost containment measures to tackle the annual deficit” and the “Government-wide freeze on hiring will be extended through the 2016/17 fiscal year, after first announced for the 2015/16 year.” Deputy Premier and Minister of Finance Bob Richards... Read more of this article

Column: Decrease Of Bermudians Filling Jobs

Column: Decrease Of Bermudians Filling Jobs

[Opinion column written by Larry Burchall] Hidden inside the nerd words in the 2015 National Economic Report of Bermuda, is a major point, one that may be missed in a cursory read. Inside those 28 pages, a solitary paragraph reveals this: “Jobs occupied by Bermudians were the only status category to exhibit a decline in employment in 2015. Bermudian... Read more of this article

RBCC Public Information Session At 6PM Today

RBCC Public Information Session At 6PM Today

The RBCC – the RCA [Regulatory Compliance Association] Bermuda Compliance Certification Programme – is inviting the public to attend a public information session at 6.00pm today [Feb 18] at Bermuda College. George E. Thomas, Jr, Chairman, RCA Bermuda Compliance Certification Programme Committee, said, “The programme is the product... Read more of this article

OBA: ‘We Completely Reject The Premise’

OBA: ‘We Completely Reject The Premise’

“We completely reject the premise of the Bermuda Industrial Union’s special edition of The Workers’ Voice” as “their presentation of information is twisted, misleading and false,” the OBA said. This follows after the Workers Voice released a special edition focused on the “State of Employment for Bermudians under the... Read more of this article

Ten New Apprentices Start At Digicel & BTC

Ten New Apprentices Start At Digicel & BTC

The ten successful candidates for the new Digicel & BTC apprenticeship program started this week, which marks the beginning of a three-year training scheme designed to train young Bermudians in the vital role of technical engineers. “Following the influx of over 200 applicants, the ten successful candidates were selected for their exceptional... Read more of this article

Workers Voice: “Employment For Bermudians”

Workers Voice: “Employment For Bermudians”

The Workers Voice has released a special edition focused on the “State of Employment for Bermudians under the OBA Government,” saying that Bermudians “are being displaced in their own country.” The edition said, “The Bermuda Industrial Union is on record in 2012 just before the General Election in December of 2012 saying... Read more of this article

“Ageing And Employment” Forum To Be Held

“Ageing And Employment” Forum To Be Held

On Friday, February 5th at St. Theresa’s Church Hall, The Peace and Social Justice Committee of the Roman Catholic Church of Bermuda will host its first in a series of five forums reviewing the topic of ageing in Bermuda. “With 35% of seniors 65 years and older living below the poverty line, this first forum will explore the topic of Ageing... Read more of this article

Interns Graduate To Full-Time Job At Fireminds

Interns Graduate To Full-Time Job At Fireminds

Two interns have graduated to full-time jobs at Bermuda IT company Fireminds and a third intern has recently been recruited. Fireminds Ltd. runs an graduate intern programme for recent university graduates with degrees in Computer Science or Software Development. They are put through an intense six-month programme which includes help desk, IT support,... Read more of this article

Bermuda Job Board Website To Unveil Upgrades

Bermuda Job Board Website To Unveil Upgrades

[Updated with video] The Bermuda Job Board website is set to unveil a raft of new features on Saturday [Jan 23], including information on expiring work permits, addition of a new ‘Resources Tab’ and more. Home Affairs Minister Michael Fahy said there are now 1113 employers and 6530 clients registered on the Bermuda Job Board, and to date, the total... Read more of this article

Labour Force Survey: Unemployment Rate At 7%

Labour Force Survey: Unemployment Rate At 7%

The 2015 Labour Force Survey Executive Report from the Department of Statistics was released today, indicating that the unemployment rate was measured at 7%, the workforce declined by 37 workers in 2015 and non-Bermudian workers posted an increase of 5% [or 377 positions] for the year while there was a 2% decline in the number of Bermudian workers with... Read more of this article

Bermudians Join Graduate Training Programme

Bermudians Join Graduate Training Programme

Three Bermudians have become the first to take part in a new in-house graduate programme on corporate administration. Earlier this year, Codan Services Limited [‘Codan’], which is affiliated with off-shore law firm Conyers Dill & Pearman, announced it was launching a tailor-made three year graduate programme. It provides trainees with a structured... Read more of this article

Lunch & Learn: Proposed Human Rights Updates

Lunch & Learn: Proposed Human Rights Updates

In conjunction with the Human Rights Commission, The Bermuda Chamber of Commerce will host a Lunch and Learn on Friday [Nov 20] to discuss the proposed updates to the Human Rights Act. The Commission is preparing guidelines in support of existing and forthcoming legislation in the area of disability, employment and the duty to accommodate. Kendaree... Read more of this article

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