Collaborative Opportunities Welcomed

Julie Carrington Top Stories

Minister of Labour, Social Security and Human Resource Development, Senator Dr. Esther Byer Suckoo, is optimistic that discussions on the future of labour and other matters of national interest will continue between the relevant stakeholders. She expressed this hope while addressing the Barbados Employers’ Confederation’s (BEC) 60th Anniversary Awards Ceremony and Dinner at Apes Hill Country Club, Waterhall, St. James. …

Gov’t Committed To Social Partnership

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Minister of Labour, Social Security and Human Resource Development, Senator Dr. Esther Byer Suckoo, has reiterated Government’s commitment to the tri-partite partnership and its contribution to the consultative process. She made this observation last Saturday, while addressing the Barbados Employers’ Confederation’s (BEC) 60th Anniversary Awards Ceremony and Dinner at Apes Hill Country Club, St. James. Senator Byer Suckoo said social …

Green Economy To Bring Jobs

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As Barbados makes the transition to a green economy, the creation of “green jobs” and the transformation of existing roles will also take center focus. Minister of Labour, Senator Dr. Esther Byer Suckoo made the assertion yesterday, while speaking at the launch of a two-day workshop hosted by the International Labour Organisation (ILO) and the Barbados Employers’ Confederation (BEC), at …

Decent Work Standards Vital To Development

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Decent work standards will remain the focus of national development, as Barbados readies itself for an injection of foreign direct investments. Minister of Labour, Senator Dr. Esther Byer Suckoo, gave this assurance today, while speaking at the launch of a two-day workshop of the International Labour Organization (ILO) and Barbados Employers’ Confederation (BEC), to discuss the role of Multinational Enterprises …

Labour Minister: Get Workers More Engaged

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Employers must invest in training their workers, if they wish to see them become more productive and engaged. This advice was imparted by Minister of Labour, Social Security and Human Resource Development, Senator Dr. Esther Byer Suckoo, during a recent courtesy call by the newly appointed president of the Barbados Employers’ Confederation (BEC), Marguerite Estwick and Executive Director of the …