The old vision of employment with hundreds streaming through factory gates at 6:30 am is giving way to gigs. Work is changing. What firms need and employees want may remain the same, but how to get it and pay for it is evolving, so the State, trade unions should re-jig in line with job market and labour force reality.
Opposition leader and president of the People’s National Party (PNP) Portia Simpson Miller has announced her resignation from both positions. In so doing, she also revealed her intention to make her contribution to the 2017/2018 national budget debate in her capacity as leader of Her Majesty’s Opposition — representing the last time she will be doing so.
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Hell on Earth in Haiti’s Overcrowded, Underfunded Jails PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti– Officials and NGOs who monitor Haiti’s jails are sounding the alarm about the overcrowding, malnutrition and infectious diseases that have led to a surge of inmate deaths,...