Tag: Ministry of Labour and Social Security

6 Things You Need To Know Today – April 25, 2016

We’ll Be Turned Into Beggars! Principals Lament The Removal Of Auxiliary Fees. “We’ll be turned into beggars!” is the cry of two local high school principals following the announcement last week that the Government will ban schools from charging auxiliary fees

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – April 18, 2016

Inside Call Centres: ‘No More Jobs For Life’ – JAMPRO President Comfortable With Attrition Rates Among Call Centre Employees. Concerns about a high turnover rate and low wages in business processing outsourcing (BPO) call centres are being dispelled by officials of

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List Of Government Ministries & Agencies On Social Media

Earlier this month, we shared a comprehensive list of Cabinet ministers, MPs and Senators who are active on social media, with Twitter accounts and Facebook pages. Below is a list of government ministries and agencies that also have social media accounts. A

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A Full List of Subjects And Departments Under Each Ministry

Need to know what subjects, public bodies, and departments fall under the jurisdiction of each Ministry and Minister of Government? The document “Assignment of Subjects and Departments, Agencies and Other Public Bodies” lists the specific portfolio assignment of Subjects and Departments

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – January 15, 2016

Hotel Project Threat – Developers Consider Pulling Out Over Illegal Sand Mining Allegations. Chairman of the National Environment and Planning Agency (NEPA) John Junor late yesterday called an emergency meeting with representatives of three key government ministries, as well as international

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – January 14, 2016

Government Won’t Dictate To Chinese, Says Davies. The Government is being accused of putting the interest of Jamaicans behind Chinese interest with the parliamentary opposition alleging that it effected a major change to a provision in a draft agreement that sought

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7 People Who Had A Pretty Bad Year

The year 2015 has been rough for many Jamaicans, what with a constantly escalating crime rate, high unemployment levels, a water shortage crisis, ailing health system and mosquitoes threatening our lives. However, some have had it worse than others, as

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – December 8, 2015

Parties Flagged – Inaction Pushes Political Ombudsman To Seek Police, NSWMA Aid In Removing Paraphernalia. Political Ombudsman Donna Parchment Brown says she is unhappy that the general secretaries of the two major political parties have, to date, failed to take steps

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International Day of Persons with Disabilities 2015 – Inclusion Matters

December 3 is observed annually as the International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPD). The day was proclaimed in 1992 by a United Nations resolution and is aimed at promoting understanding of disability issues and mobilising support for the dignity, rights and well-being of persons

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How To Obtain A Jamaican Work Permit

Persons seeking to obtain a work permit are required to submit an application to the Work Permit Department of the Ministry of Labour and Social Security (MLSS) through their prospective employer, contractor or legal representative. Employers submitting work permit applications

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