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Gov’t Committed to Decent Work Agenda

Minister of Labour and Social Security, Hon. Shahine Robinson, says Jamaica is fully committed to the fundamental principles of the International Labour Organization (ILO) and the Decent Work Agenda. She was addressing the 105th session of the International Labour Conference … Continued

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Child Labour in Spotlight June 12

The Ministry of Labour and Social Security will collaborate with the Jamaica Employers’ Federation (JEF), to mark World Day Against Child Labour, on Sunday, June 12. This year’s theme is: ‘End Child Labour in Supply Chains – It’s Everyone’s Business’. … Continued

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31,400 More Persons Employed

The Statistical Institute of Jamaica’s (STATIN) Labour Force Survey shows that the number of persons employed as at January 2016 increased by 31,400 to 1,163,600. Further, that the unemployment rate fell to 13.3 percent, one percentage point lower than the … Continued

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OSHA to be Enacted this Year

The Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA) is expected to be enacted this fiscal year. This was noted by Minister of Labour and Social Security, Hon. Shahine Robinson, at the Jamaica Employers’ Federation (JEF) Business and Workplace Convention, in Montego Bay, … Continued

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PICA Takes Mobile Services to May Pen

The Passport, Immigration and Citizenship Agency (PICA) will be taking its mobile unit service to residents of May Pen and surrounding areas this Saturday (May 28). Between 10:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m., residents may visit the car park at Tax Administration … Continued

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