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BPSU On Workplace Bullying & Harassment

BPSU On Workplace Bullying & Harassment

“The BPSU is deeply committed to continue its work to ensure the workplace is a healthy environment, free of bullying, harassment, and discrimination,” BPSU President Armell Thomas said. Mr Thomas said, “One of the core principles of the Bermuda Public Services Union [BPSU] is that all workers have the fundamental right to be treated... Read more of this article

MarketPlace Initiative To Hire Fairmont Workers

MarketPlace Initiative To Hire Fairmont Workers

The MarketPlace today announced a “compassionate plan to hire redundant workers of the Fairmont Southampton.” A spokesperson said, “The MarketPlace aims to provide job opportunities for an unspecified number of hard-working individuals that are out of work by the closure of the Fairmont Southampton hotel. The roles will include floor... Read more of this article

Government & Bermuda Landscapers Association

Government & Bermuda Landscapers Association

The Ministry of Labour announced a partnership with the Bermuda Landscapers Association and the launch of a joint employment registration drive for landscaping professionals beginning Thursday [Sept 24]. A Government spokesperson said, “Those that are encouraged to register include persons who:have previous landscaping/gardening experience in a... Read more of this article

Bermuda Joins International Equal Pay Day

Bermuda Joins International Equal Pay Day

Bermuda is joining the rest of the world in celebrating the first International Equal Pay Day. A Government spokesperson said, “Bermuda is pleased to join the rest of the world in celebrating the first International Equal Pay Day, where we strive for change in the workplace by highlighting unjust practices and take the necessary steps to ensure... Read more of this article

2020 Bermuda Job Market Employment Briefs

2020 Bermuda Job Market Employment Briefs

The 2020 edition of the Bermuda Job Market Employment Briefs publication from the Department of Statistics has been released. Minister for the Cabinet Office Wayne Furbert said, “The Employment Briefs provides a broad count of all filled jobs in the Bermuda labour market by selected demographics, industrial and occupational groups. “They examined... Read more of this article

Employers Responsibilities Toward Employees

Employers Responsibilities Toward Employees

The Ministry of Labour said they wish to “remind employers of their responsibilities toward employees as enshrined in the Bermuda Immigration and Protection Act and the Work Permit Policy.” A government spokesperson said, “The Ministry is fully cognizant of the financial challenges facing many employers. However, it must be noted that... Read more of this article

Video: Minister Burch Highlights Summer Interns

Video: Minister Burch Highlights Summer Interns

Minister of Public Works Lt/Col David Burch highlighted summer interns working with the Ministry including  Hezekiah Rampersad, Marcal Wilkinson, Sekai Wainwright-Basden and Ayana Bean, with Ms Bean becoming the first female Power Engineering Trainee to enter the Government Program since its inception. Speaking at a press conference today, Minister... Read more of this article

Employment Initiative Offers 12 Full Time Jobs

Employment Initiative Offers 12 Full Time Jobs

Through a collaboration with Pro-Tone Cleaning Services and Bermuda Cleaning, 12 Bermudians will have the opportunity to secure full-time employment over the next six months, the Ministry announced today. A Government spokesperson said, “The Ministry of Labour is pleased to announce that through a collaboration with Pro-Tone Cleaning Services... Read more of this article

Column: Opportunity Knocks, Answer The Door

Column: Opportunity Knocks, Answer The Door

[Opinion column written by OBA Senate Leader Marcus Jones] We have recently witnessed the departure of scores of expatriate workers returning to their homeland. More than 60 Portuguese nationals quit the Island in a special repatriation flight, some having lost their jobs. Reports suggest many more are waiting to go. With the invasion of Covid-19, we... Read more of this article

Column: Cole Simons Helping Young People

Column: Cole Simons Helping Young People

[Column written by Shadow Education and Economic Development Minister Cole Simons] Let’s support our young people, by helping them get back to work. As you all can agree, the Covid 19 pandemic has really taken its toll on Bermuda’s youth unemployment. If you look at Bermuda’s 2018 workforce development survey, you will find that the unemployment... Read more of this article

Craig Cannonier On Refusal Of Work Permits

Craig Cannonier On Refusal Of Work Permits

[Updated] “We have to be sensible and not put Bermudian businesses and Bermudian jobs at risk,” OBA Leader Craig Cannonier said in reference to the Government’s refusal of work permits. Mr Cannonier said, “The Government today [July 3] admitted it had refused work permits without knowing if qualified Bermudians were available... Read more of this article

Minister Releases Labour Force Survey Report

Minister Releases Labour Force Survey Report

Minister for the Cabinet Office Wayne Furbert released the November 2019 Labour Force Survey Report from the Department of Statistics “The Report contains selected economic activity indicators from November 2018 to November 2019. The public is advised to read pages one through eight prior to reviewing the data,” a spokesperson said. “Highlights... Read more of this article

Employment Impact Of Covid-19 In Bermuda

Employment Impact Of Covid-19 In Bermuda

Total Research Associates Limited [TRA] recently conducted a pulse survey to determine the employment impact of Covid-19 in Bermuda, saying that approximately four in ten have experienced a reduction in their number of work hours, one-third have seen a reduction to their salary or pay and one-quarter of islanders [excluding those who are retired] have... Read more of this article