COVID-19 jobs: Medical microbiologist

Medical microbiology is a field of scientific study that includes looking at bacteria, viruses, and parasites — all of which can be seen as the cause, and often part of the cure — for various diseases and illnesses. Degrees can be obtained at the bachelor’s, master’s, doctoral and post doctorate levels, leading to a variety

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T&T announces multibillion-dollar COVID package

PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC): The Trinidad and Tobago government on Monday announced a multibillion-dollar package, including a TT$1,500 monthly payment to unemployed persons for the next three months, as the twin-island republic deals with the economic impact of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). Finance Minister Colm Imbert, speaking at a news conference at which it was disclosed

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Do you know your maternity rights?

Features Carol Quash 2 Hrs AgoMinister of Labour and Small Enterprise Development, Jennifer Baptiste-Primus, centre, is joined by staff for the ministry’s Maternity Matters at Work Road Show in Port of Spain in early March. – Pregnancy can be a beautiful experience, but women may be concerned or uncertain about what benefits expectant working mothers

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Investing in local start-ups: The second $150 million

Below is an article from FirstAngelsJa, Jamaica’s first angel investor network. For decades, the Jamaican economy has been charact-erised by perennially low growth and high debt, a combination that has systematically hindered the Jamaican Government’s ability to provide quality services and foster economic growth and development. A challenging International Monetary Fund programme and projections for

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Employers urged to consult ministry before terminating employees

WESTERN BUREAU: Minister of Labour and Social Security Shahine Robinson has cautioned employers to consult with her ministry before engaging in what could turn out to be a costly and unlawful dismissal of their employees. “It is, therefore, imperative that employers ensure that, where workers are to be dismissed, they ensure that the grounds for

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