Tag: JCSA

6 Things You Need To Know Today – March 22, 2016

Access Denied – Residents Climb 48 Steps Daily And Into Danger’s Path. The newly reconfigured road network leading from Mandela Highway into the communities of Caymanas Country Club Estate, Caymanas Bay, and Caymanas Glade in St Catherine has made it difficult

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – March 21, 2016

Unfair! – Civil Servants Take Issue With New Mandate To Earn Promotions. Withdraw it! That’s the demand from the Jamaica Civil Service Association (JCSA), which is branding as an “imposition” a recent order by the Office of the Services Commissions mandating

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – January 4, 2016

Public-Sector Workers To Start Contributing To Pension In April, JTA President Brands The Move As Dangerous. With the Government pushing to institute legislation for the new public-sector pension system by April, the Jamaica Civil Service Association (JCSA), the union which represents

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Celebrating Jamaica Civil Service Week

A civil servant, otherwise called a public servant, is a person in the public sector employed for a government department or agency. Starting today, civil servants across Jamaica will be celebrated during Jamaica Civil Service Week, which has been observed

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National Workers’ Week – Trade Unions In Jamaica

We are currently observing National Workers’ Week in Jamaica, and Labour Day is coming up later in the month of May. This month is significant in Jamaica’s history with regard to workers’ issues. For instance, the local trade union movement came out

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – November 5, 2014

Outameni, One Mess – Questions Mount Over NHT’s Purchase Of Trelawny Attraction. The purchase by the National Housing Trust (NHT) of Outameni Tours and Entertainment Projects, located in Cooper’s Pen, near Falmouth, Trelawny, emerged out of a political decision made in

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – November 3, 2014

BPO Industry Hails Fast-Tracking Role Of Business Incubator. Stakeholders in the business process outsourcing (BPO) industry have welcomed the planned establishment of a 200-seat business incubator in the Montego Bay Free Zone, slated to become fully operational by December 2014… Read

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – October 1, 2014

Jamaica On High Alert As Ebola Reaches The US. Jamaica is now on high alert following reports that the deadly Ebola virus has reached the Western world. The Ministry of Health is stepping up its response, monitoring travel, and is affirming

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – January 10, 2014

Radiation Alert – Harmful Elements Detected At Ports In Shipments From Japan. Jamaica Customs authorities have revealed that in the last 13 months, tests conducted at the nation’s ports have confirmed the presence of higher-than-normal levels of radiation in two shipments

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – September 16, 2013

Historic Clash – Shaw Tackles Holness In Rare Leadership Face-Off. Audley Shaw’s formal announcement last night that he will be challenging Andrew Holness for the position of leader of the Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) at the next annual conference, is expected

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