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Public sector grows by more than 4%

Public sector grows by more than 4%

| 10/07/2018 | 22 Comments
(CNS): Public sector workers employed by both core government and its authorities and companies reached a high of 6,250 people at the end of last year, according to the Annual HR Report 2016-17 released by the Portfolio of the Civil Service last month. The 4.6% increase in headcount was driven by a [...]

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MLA calls for research on Caymanian marginalization

MLA calls for research on Caymanian marginalization

| 09/07/2018 | 82 Comments
(CNS): Deputy Opposition Leader Alva Suckoo (Newlands) has called on the government to commission an independent study of the factors affecting the social mobility of Caymanians in order to inform government policy and identify the root causes of social and economic divisions and other related issue [...]

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WORC to open for business in January

WORC to open for business in January

| 29/06/2018 | 23 Comments
(CNS): The premier said that the new labour agency, Workforce Opportunities and Residency Cayman (WORC), which will be taking on the work permit and residency elements of the immigration department and merging them with the responsibilities that were part of the National Workforce Development Agency [...]

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Ex cop and former bodyguard to run EMC

Ex cop and former bodyguard to run EMC

| 28/06/2018 | 10 Comments
(CNS): A former police officer, bodyguard and labour department inspector who has also worked in the business world has been appointed as the new assistant director of Electronic Monitoring for the Department of Public Safety Communications (DPSC). Sean Vasquez will be looking after the Electronic M [...]

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Finance expert moves to community affairs

Finance expert moves to community affairs

| 19/06/2018 | 25 Comments
(CNS): André Ebanks has been appointed as the deputy chief officer for the Ministry of Community Affairs, in a change of direction for his government career. Ebanks was previously the senior legislative policy adviser in the financial services ministry, where he helped draft legislation such as the [...]

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Customs and immigration join forces to train new recruits

Customs and immigration join forces to train new recruits

| 12/06/2018 | 8 Comments
(CNS): With government planning to merge the enforcement arms of customs and immigration into a new border protection agency next year, officials at the two currently separate departments have made a decision to start training their staff together. A dozen new recruits who joined customs last week, [...]

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CIMA appoints three new chiefs

CIMA appoints three new chiefs

| 12/06/2018 | 2 Comments
(CNS): The Cayman Islands Monetary Authority has promoted three members of its team into senior posts covering statistics and inspections. Kenton Tibbetts, Jackie Powell Marsden and Yoshneck Mutomba, who have all worked at the authority for several years, have been appointed to head up various speci [...]

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CIG creates new department of ‘WORC’

CIG creates new department of ‘WORC’

| 25/05/2018 | 75 Comments
(CNS): Government’s much-anticipated merger of the work permit and residency elements of the immigration department with the workforce development agency will be known as WORC, according to a press release issued Friday. The establishment of this new department, Workforce Opportunities and Res [...]

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Miller calls for change in civil service promotion process

Miller calls for change in civil service promotion process

| 05/04/2018 | 78 Comments
(CNS): Opposition Leader Ezzard Miller expressed his frustrations last month over the blame political representatives get for the failings in civil service succession planning and urged the administrative arm of government to stop making competent, qualified and experienced Caymanians in the line of [...]

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MLA accuses CIG of excuses over top CS jobs

MLA accuses CIG of excuses over top CS jobs

| 04/04/2018 | 41 Comments
(CNS): The independent member for George Town Central accused the government of making excuses after it rejected his private member’s motion to make the top jobs for the fire service and immigration department reserved for locals. Kenneth Bryan believes that the government does have the power [...]

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Commission planned to prevent local discrimination

Commission planned to prevent local discrimination

| 16/03/2018 | 120 Comments
(CNS): The country’s leader has announced the creation of a Fair Employment Opportunities Commission aimed at specifically addressing complaints about discrimination against Caymanian job seekers or those applying for promotion. In a statement to the Legislative Assembly Thursday, Premier Alde [...]

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