Workers Walk & Give To HIV Food Bank

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Over the past decade, the Labour Department has been actively raising HIV awareness and advocating for the protection of the rights of workers, including those living with HIV and other life threatening illnesses. Recently, the department, which falls under the Ministry of Labour and Social Partnership Relations, marked this significant milestone by collaborating with the Barbados Defence Force to host a 5K …

Social Justice Committee Launched

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A new body has been launched in Barbados that will address concerns and issues put forward by several non-governmental and community-based organizations and civic society. It is the Social Justice Committee, which falls under the aegis of the Ministry of Labour and Social Partnership Relations. During a two-hour long meeting on Wednesday, at the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre, members of …

First Meeting Of Social Justice Committee

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The Ministry of Labour and Social Partnership Relations will convene its first meeting of the Social Justice Committee this Wednesday, March 27, in the Flamboyant Room North, Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre, Two Mile Hill, St. Michael. It will be held under the chairmanship of Minister of Labour and Social Partnership Relations, Colin Jordan, from 10:00 a.m. to noon. The meeting represents the …

Labour Department HIV Walk On March 3

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The Labour Department of the Ministry of Labour and Social Partnership Relations, in collaboration with the Barbados Defence Force’s HIV Programme, will host a Walk for HIV Awareness on Sunday, March 3. The walk begins at the Warrens Office Complex, Warrens, St. Michael, at 3:00 pm. Members of the public are invited to join the walk, and are urged to …

Workplaces Can Expect A Visit From Labour Minister

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Minister of Labour and Social Partnership Relations, Colin Jordan. (FP) Over the next few months, several workplaces across the island can expect a visit from Minister of Labour and Social Partnership Relations, Colin Jordan. This was revealed today at the start of one such tour that took the Minister, his Permanent Secretary, Alyson Forte and a team from the Labour …

Deadline Extension For G.I.V.E. Competition

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The deadline for the G.I.V.E. School Competition, being hosted by the Ministry of Labour and Social Partnership Relations, has now been extended to Friday, March 8. Additionally, the Instagram challenge has been slightly adjusted, with students now required to post their entries to #givesuccess246. The G.I.V.E. School Competition started on Monday, January 28, and targets primary and secondary school students. …

Consultation On New HRD Strategy

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The development of a new three-year Human Resource Development (HRD) Strategy by Government will be high on the agenda next week when the Ministry of Labour and Social Partnership Relations hosts a consultative workshop. The workshop will be held on Thursday, February 21, in the Main Conference Room, New Administration Building, The University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus, Cave Hill, …

Seminar On Labour Legislation & Best Practice

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In its effort to continue promoting a greater degree of labour-management cooperation, the Labour Department will host a seminar to discuss Labour Legislation and Industrial Relations (IR) Best Practice. The seminar will be conducted on Wednesday, March 20, at the Warrens Office Complex, Warrens, St Michael, from 9.00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Emphasis will be placed on Sexual Harassment, Holidays …

G.I.V.E. School Competition Starts Jan. 28

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Primary and secondary school children will have the opportunity to win a number of awards and prizes when the Ministry of Labour and Social Partnership Relations hosts its inaugural G.I.V.E. School Competition. It will comprise a poster competition for primary and secondary schools and an Instagram challenge for secondary schools. The G.I.V.E. School Competition starts on Monday, January 28, and …

Labour Ministry To Close For Cleaning Dec. 14

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The Ministry of Labour and Social Partnership Relations, Third Floor, Warrens Office Complex, Warrens, St. Michael, will be closed for industrial cleaning this Friday, December 14. Members of the public are therefore urged to conduct their business accordingly. It is expected to reopen on Monday, December 17, at 8:15 a.m. The Ministry regrets any inconvenience which may be caused. joy-ann.gill@barbados.gov.bb …