More Job Opportunities In Canada Soon

Julie Carrington Ministry News

Barbadians will soon get the chance to register for job opportunities in Canada. The National Employment Bureau (NEB), soon to be renamed the Barbados Employment and Career Counselling Service, will host a Registration Clinic at its Warrens Office Complex location on Wednesday, April 4, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. This registration drive will not only be used to update …

BECCS Continues Outreach Programmes

Julie Carrington Ministry News

The Barbados Employment and Career Counselling Service, formerly known as the National Employment Bureau, will be holding two outreach programmes for unemployed persons and the youth. The sessions will be held this Friday, March 23, at the Ellerton Resource Centre, St. George, and the Parkinson Resource Centre, The Pine, St. Michael, on Tuesday, March 27, from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 …

Name Change For Employment Bureau April 1st

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The Ministry of Labour, Social Security and Human Resource Development has announced that effective Sunday, April 1, the National Employment Bureau will be known as the Barbados Employment and Career Counselling Service (BECCS). Barbados’ only public employment service, the BECCS will operate under the Ministry as a Department and will continue to offer a number of free and enhanced services. …

Employment Bureau Rebranding Coming Soon

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In order to better serve the needs of job seekers, the National Employment Bureau (NEB) will soon be rebranded. Minister of Labour, Social Security and Human Resource Development, Senator Dr. Esther Byer Suckoo, made this disclosure as she addressed the NEEX Leaders’ Forum held at the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre yesterday. Senator Byer Suckoo explained that the NEB would be …

50 Years Of The Farm Labour Programme

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For the past five decades, the Seasonal Canadian Agricultural Programme, more commonly referred to as the Farm Labour Programme, has been a mainstay for Barbados’ economy. Since its inception in 1967, the programme has provided job opportunities for hundreds of Barbadians on Canadian farms.  The remittances sent back home from the workers helped to sustain many Barbadian families in the …

Labour Minister Seeking Central NEB Location

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Minister of Labour, Social Security and Human Resource Development, Senator Dr. Esther Byer Suckoo, is committed to finding a more central location for the offices of the National Employment Bureau (NEB) to cut down on the commute for unemployed persons. She gave this assurance recently while addressing a breakfast meeting at the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre for stakeholders to sensitise …

NEB Praised By Minister Of Labour

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The sterling work of the National Employment Bureau (NEB) in meeting the needs of Barbados’ labour force has come in for high praise from Minister of Labour, Social Security and Human Resource Development, Senator Dr. Esther Byer Suckoo. She lauded the institution today while delivering the feature address at a breakfast meeting to sensitise stakeholders about the proposed transition of …

Labour Ministry Numbers Reminder

Malissa Brathwaite Ministry News

Members of the public are reminded that the Ministry of Labour’s telephone and facsimile numbers have been changed. Persons desirous of contacting the National Employment Bureau (NEB) should call 535-1535. The Occupational Safety and Health Department may be reached at 535-1523. For general queries, or to reach the Ministry’s Industrial Relations section, the number to call is 535-1500. Facsimile numbers …

Bar Waiters Wanted For Cruise Ship

Malissa Brathwaite Ministry News

The National Employment Bureau (NEB) will host another recruitment drive on Monday, October 24, for bar waiters seeking work in the cruise line industry. Interested persons should be between the ages of 20 and 35, have three or more years’ experience and possess relevant certification. Applicants are also required to walk with a detailed resume in order to be considered …

Overseas Employment For Males In Agriculture

Malissa Brathwaite Ministry News

The National Employment Bureau will host a recruitment drive on Monday, October 17, from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., for males seeking work abroad in the agriculture sector. It will be held on the ground floor of the Warrens Office Complex, Warrens, St. Michael. Males must be between ages 20 and 45; be physically fit; and over five feet, five …