Ministry of Labour and Social Security

  • State Minister: Hon. Zavia Mayne, MP |
  • Permanent Secretary: Mrs. Colette K. Roberts Risden |
  • Website:
  • Ministry Email:
  • Address and Contact:

    Labour Division
    1F North Street
    Tel: 876-922-9500-4
    Fax: 876-922-6902/3183

    Social Security Division
    14 National Heroes Circle
    Kingston 4
    Tel: 876-922-8000-9
    Toll Free: 888-991-2089
    Fax: 876-922-6902, 924-9639

The vision of the Ministry of Labour and Social Security is to contribute to national development through the provision of efficient and effective labour and social security services within the context of a globalised economy.

The ministry is also mandated to promote a stable industrial climate through tripartite dialogue; ensure the highest standards of occupational safety and health at the workplace; facilitate increased access to employment and effectively manage social protection programmes including those for groups with special needs such as households below the poverty line, the elderly and persons with disabilities.

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