Tag: Bennard Ebanks

‘Culture change’ needed on private pensions

‘Culture change’ needed on private pensions

| 17/06/2020 | 70 Comments

(CNS): Public Accounts Committee member Chris Saunders made it clear to regulators today that the culture surrounding Cayman’s mandatory private sector pension funds needs to change. Saunders, who has been a vocal advocate against the system, said the Department of Labour and Pensions (DLP) did not have the resources to police the plans where administrators […]

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Tribunal breaches statutory timelines

Tribunal breaches statutory timelines

| 10/06/2020 | 48 Comments

(CNS): Almost a dozen cases before the Labour Appeals Tribunal (LAT) missed the statutory deadline, Ombudsman Sandy Hermiston has found following a maladministration investigation by her office. Despite breaching the statutory timeline for cases to be heard 11 times, there will be no consequences for the tribunal but officials have agreed to implement the directions […]

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New Labour & Pensions website launched

New Labour & Pensions website launched

| 30/05/2016 | 10 Comments

(CNS): The Department of Labour and Pensions (DLP) has launched a new website and created a Facebook page to help people navigate the new legal environment surrounding the minimum wage and pensions following the implementation of the Labour (National Minimum Basic Wage) Order in March and the passage of the National Pensions (Amendment) Bill, 2016 […]

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New local labour boss appointed

New local labour boss appointed

| 05/01/2016 | 24 Comments

(CNS): Bennard Ebanks has been appointed as the director of the Department of Labour and Pensions (DLP) in the employment ministry, government revealed Tuesday. CNS understands that Ebanks will also be Acting Pensions Superintendent. A long-time civil servant who began his career with the police, Ebanks has also worked in both immigration and labour. He replaces […]

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