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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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Acting community affairs boss named chief

Acting community affairs boss named chief

| 05/03/2018 | 21 Comments
(CNS): Teresa Echenique has been appointed as the chief officer for the community affairs ministry. She has been acting in the job for almost six months after the former post holder, Dorine Whittaker, took early retirement September 2017. A civil service veteran of some 25 years, Echenique was the [...]

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US mosquito expert lands top job at MRCU

US mosquito expert lands top job at MRCU

| 27/02/2018 | 18 Comments
(CNS): The new head of the Mosquito Research and Control Unit (MRCU) is an American mosquito expert, government officials confirmed Tuesday. Dr James “Jim” McNelly will start work in Cayman on Monday, 5 March, when he leaves his current job at the Mosquito Control Division of Volusia County in [...]

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Ed ministry in legal fight with rejected local applicant

Ed ministry in legal fight with rejected local applicant

| 26/02/2018 | 157 Comments
(CNS): The education ministry is pursuing a judicial review of a Civil Service Appeals Commission (CSAC) decision after it found in favour of a Caymanian candidate who claimed she was wrongfully rejected for the post of HR director in that ministry as a result of discrimination. The issue has caused [...]

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Roulstone moved to HR job weeks after OMB appointment

Roulstone moved to HR job weeks after OMB appointment

| 20/02/2018 | 38 Comments
(CNS): Less than four weeks after Sharon Roulstone was appointed to the Office of the Ombudsman to handle complaints about the civil service, senior officials have announced that she is being seconded to the National Human Resources Department to head up the new department. Government began the recr [...]

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MLA: Fire chief should be a Caymanian-only post

MLA: Fire chief should be a Caymanian-only post

| 19/02/2018 | 97 Comments
(CNS): In 2013 the government passed legislation that would enable lawmakers to make certain jobs and senior posts in the public sector the reserve of Caymanians only and Kenneth Bryan, the independent member for George Town Central, is calling on government to use that change to the immigration law [...]

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Firefighters deny lack of talent to fill top jobs

Firefighters deny lack of talent to fill top jobs

| 13/02/2018 | 36 Comments
(CNS): A group of firefighters have said that a recent review of the service by PricewaterhouseCoopers, published last week, that painted a bleak picture over succession planning is misleading. The men and women who are on the front line of the job told CNS that there are many people in the service [...]

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Still no succession plan in fire service

Still no succession plan in fire service

| 07/02/2018 | 44 Comments
(CNS): Two years after the current fire chief was drafted into Cayman from the UK, with the remit of sorting out the succession planning and talent management to pave the way for a local senior fire officer to take over the top job, there is still no succession plan in place. A multitude of problems [...]

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CIG missed chance to help jobless, says MLA

CIG missed chance to help jobless, says MLA

| 25/01/2018 | 77 Comments
(CNS): Alva Suckoo, the opposition member for Newlands, has said that the government missed the opportunity to help unemployed Caymanians take advantage of the vacancies created at the end of last year and employers have turned to permits to replace lost staff. Suckoo told CNS that recent press cove [...]

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