Farm Labour Programme Holding Its Own

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The future viability of the Seasonal Agricultural Workers’ Programme in light of recent changes by the Canadian government will be high on the agenda, when local and regional government officials and Canadian seasonal farm labour employers meet over the next few days. Minister of Labour, Social Security and Human Resource Development, Senator Dr. Esther Byer Suckoo, gave this assurance during …

B’dos To Host Seasonal Workers’ Meeting

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The Ministry of Labour will be hosting the 2017 Annual Review Meeting of the Canada/Caribbean Seasonal Agricultural Workers’ Programme from November 19 to 24. In recognition of the 50th Anniversary of Barbados’ participation in the Seasonal Workers’ Programme, a number of awards will be presented to workers, who have participated in the programme since its inception in 1967, during an …