Occupational Safety & Health Seminar Jan. 30

Joy-Ann Gill Ministry News

Occupational safety and health in the workplace will be the focus of a half-day seminar to be held on January 30, 2019, by the Labour Department. The seminar, which will be conducted at the Warrens Office Complex, will examine a number of psychological issues impacting the workplace, such as mental health, violence at work and fatigue. Interested persons are urged …

Labour Minister: Encourage Workers To Share Views

Joy-Ann Gill Top Stories

Employers have been told by Minister of Labour and Social Partnership Relations, Colin Jordan, to allow more freedom of expression in the workplace. The call came today as he addressed a seminar on Labour and Employment Relations, at the Labour Department, on the 2nd Floor Warrens Office Complex, Warrens, St. Michael, that served to inform employers on a number of …

Labour & Employment Relations Seminar Still On

Joy-Ann Gill Ministry News

The Labour Department will still be hosting its Labour and Employment Relations seminar on Friday, December 7, at the Warrens Office Complex, Warrens, St. Michael, despite the industrial cleaning at the Ministry of Labour on that day. The seminar will start at 9:00 a.m., and will be held on the Second Floor of the Warrens Office Complex, where the Labour …

Developmental Seminar On September 15

Eyvette McClean Ministry News

Young school leavers, unemployed persons and individuals who are considering new careers should register for the National Library Service’s Developmental Seminar, which is being held in conjunction with The Source Consultancy and BITT. The seminar will take place at the Tamarind Hall Branch, Horse Hill, St. Joseph, this Saturday, September 15, from 10:00 a.m. until noon. The objective of this …

Labour Department Seminars Next Month

Kathyann Husbands Ministry News

The Labour Department will host two seminars to discuss Labour Legislation and Industrial Relations Best Practices on Thursday, September 20, and Friday, September 21. The seminars, which are part of the Department’s continuing effort to promote a greater degree of labour-management cooperation, will take place at the Warrens Office Complex, Warrens, St. Michael, from 9.00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. daily. Persons are …

Agriculture Key To A Nation’s Development

Sheena Forde Top Stories

Agriculture plays a key role in the development and prosperity of a country by helping to alleviate poverty and achieve food security. This view was shared by Minister of Agriculture and Food Security, Indar Weir, as he addressed an Accountability Seminar hosted by the Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA) today at his Ministry in Graeme Hall. Mr. Weir …

Court Closure For Training Workshop

Julia Rawlins-Bentham Ministry News

Members of the public are asked to note that the Supreme Court and Magistrates’ Courts will be closed on Monday, June 18, and Tuesday, June 19, to allow the judiciary, prosecutors and attorneys to attend a training seminar on the Law of Evidence. However, the District “A” Magistrates’ Court will continue to hear new charge sheets during this period, while …

CAIPO To Host Seminar Tomorrow At Baobab

Joy-Ann Gill Ministry News

The Corporate Affairs and Intellectual Property Office (CAIPO), in association with the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), will host a seminar on the Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) for attorneys-at-law and patent agents, as well as staff in the Ministry of International Business and Industry, tomorrow, Thursday, May 31. It will be held at Baobab Tower, Warrens, St. Michael. A key …

Learn Skills To Grow Your Own Food

Joy-Ann Gill Ministry News

Barbadians have been urged to equip themselves with requisite skills and knowledge for growing their own food. This was the key message sent by Director of the Rural Development Commission, (RDC) Randolph Outram, to over 20 participants who attended that organisation’s Grow What You Eat seminar, in the RDC’s Training Room, Bridge Street. At the event entitled Selecting the Best …

Grow What You Eat Seminar April 18

Joy-Ann Gill Ministry News

As part of its efforts to encourage Barbadians to grow and eat what is produced on their own land, the Rural Development Commission (RDC) will be conducting its first ever Grow What You Eat Seminar on Wednesday, April 18. Entitled: Selecting the Best Crops for Your Environment, the free seminar targets all rural households with an interest in growing produce. …