STATIN reports continued decline in unemployment

THE Statistical Institute of Jamaica (STATIN) in its latest labour force survey findings has indicated that the country’s unemployment rate continues to trend downwards while female employment increases. The country’s chief data processing entity, while presenting its review at a media briefing held at the Knutsford Court Hotel on Friday, noted that for October 2019…

Labour ministry on job recruitment drive

THE Ministry of Labour, through its Labour Market and Information System (LMIS), is on a recruitment drive, targeting young people living in the parishes of Kingston, St Thomas and St Catherine, as part of its efforts to help increase youth employment. Job seekers, such as cashiers, gas station workers, data entry clerks, administrative staff, security…