Minister Foggo ‘Disheartened” By Job Losses

January 19, 2020

Minister Lovitta Foggo said she was “disheartened” to hear of job losses at BF&M and advised those “affected by the redundancies that the Department of Workforce Development is available as an immediate resource.”

BF&M previously confirmed that seven positions were affected, with two of the people who positions were eliminated offered new roles.

A Government spokesperson said, “Today, the Minister of Labour, Community Affairs and Sports the Hon. Lovitta Foggo JP MP said she was disheartened to hear of the job losses recently announced by BF&M.

“As such, Minister Foggo takes the opportunity to advise those affected by the redundancies that the Department of Workforce Development is available as an immediate resource and that the following services are available to them:

  • Resume critique and development.
  • Interview skills preparation
  • Career guidance
  • Sponsorship and funding for retraining
  • Assistance with obtaining professional credentials
  • Networking; and
  • Job search assistance

“Additionally, the Ministry’s Labour Relations Section offers redundancy support to those seeking such. Should any employees have questions concerning matters such as their compensation package, the Labour Section is equipped to assist.”

Minister Foggo said, “I remain extremely sympathetic to those experiencing redundancy or career disruption and the anxieties that they and their families might be feeling.”

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  1. Donderered says:

    When will your government help to create some jobs?!

  2. Trump supporter says:

    Almost a week or so later and we are just hearing from the govt.. musta been on a trip.

  3. wahoo says:

    Well that is nice of the taxpayer to make those services available but are there any new jobs being created?

  4. sandgrownan says:

    Not. Enough. People. Living. Here.

    But a vote for the OBA, was a vote back to the plantation eh Lavitta?

    Clueless. Inept. Incompetent. Failure. The hallmarks of a PLP government.