EPOC Sees Difficult Road To Economic Recovery

Keith Duncan, chairman of the Economic Programme Oversight Committee, EPOC, says the committee members are satisfied that Jamaica‚Äôs current macroeconomic programme is sufficiently robust and will provide a road map for full recovery of the economy. He said that while the Government is projecting a 5.1 per cent contraction of the economy in fiscal year…

Three-Month Extension For BPO Workers

By Mark Titus THE GOVERNMENT has answered the call of stakeholders in the business process outsourcing (BPO) sector for an extension to the ongoing work-from-home arrangement by agreeing to a three-month extension. However, major players are still pushing for a year-end reprieve. Daryl Vaz, minister without portfolio in the Ministry of Economic Growth and Job…