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Video: SailGP Jobs & Opportunities Webinar

Video: SailGP Jobs & Opportunities Webinar

The webinar hosted by Bermuda Tourism Authority [BTA] on SailGP jobs and business opportunities is now accessible online. A spokesperson said, “A total of more than 150 people attended the 90-minute, January 8 webinar, hosted by the BTA and featuring SailGP Event Director Jennie Kim and Head of Marketing & Innovation Michael Porter; SailGP... Read more of this article

Apply For Summer Employment Programme

Apply For Summer Employment Programme

The Department of Workforce Development will be accepting applications for the Summer Employment Program starting this Friday. In an online post, the Bermuda Government said, “The Department of Workforce Development will be accepting applications for the Summer Employment Program from Friday, January 15, 2021 to February 15, 2021. All Bermudian... Read more of this article

Minister: Labour Law, Employment Act Changes

Minister: Labour Law, Employment Act Changes

“Amendments to the Employment Act seek to strengthen the benefits and protects of all employees in Bermuda’s labour force, as well as modernize and clarify areas of the existing legislation,” Minister of Labour Jason Hayward said today.Minister Hayward said, “I would like to take this opportunity to remind the public of the tabling... Read more of this article

Minister: Job Training Programmes Being Offered

Minister: Job Training Programmes Being Offered

“The Department of Workforce Development has developed and will sponsor several training programmes which will benefit displaced workers,” Minister of Labour Jason Hayward said. Speaking in the House of Assembly today [Nov 13], the Minister said, “You are aware that there has been considerable job loss since the onset of the pandemic.... Read more of this article

Moratorium On New Work Permits In Certain Jobs

Moratorium On New Work Permits In Certain Jobs

Noting that “Bermuda is currently experiencing unparalleled levels of unemployment,” the Government will place an immediate moratorium on new work permits in certain job categories for a 6-month period ending on April 30th, 2021. The 6-month expansion for closed categories is for new work-permits and not renewals of work permits the Government... Read more of this article

Career Fair Held For Fairmont Southampton Staff

Career Fair Held For Fairmont Southampton Staff

A career fair was held for people that worked at the Fairmont Southampton – which is temporarily closing for renovations resulting in hundreds of staff being made redundant –  with over ten employers taking part. A Government spokesperson said, “Recently, the Junior Minister of Labour, Senator Arianna Hodgson gave opening remarks... Read more of this article

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