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Wednesday, May 31, 2023

Workers News

A group of sixteen (16) constables are currently sharpening their skills at a week-long Constable Advancement Training Course underway at the Police Training School. This is the second cohort for the series of training sessions.
Here in the Federation of St.Kitts and Nevis, firefighters, along with protecting lives and rescuing human beings from dangerous situations, are also involved in saving animals as part of their duties.
The Opposition St.Kitts-Nevis Labour Party (SKNLP) recently concluded its weekend of activities in observance of the annual Labour Day (International Workers’ Day) in St.Kitts-Nevis.
It has been two years since the death of Joseph O’Flaherty Jr., past President of the St.Kitts-Nevis Trades and Labour Union. The executive Committee hereby expresses condolences to all others who continue to mourn his passing including his relatives and close friends.
accines are one of the most effective tools for protecting people against COVID-19. Consequently, with COVID-19 vaccination under way or on the horizon in many countries, some may be considering whether to make COVID-19 vaccination mandatory in order to increase vaccination rates and achieve public health goals and, if so, under what conditions, for whom and in what contexts.
The global authority on health and leading body on the global response to curb the spread and effected of the COVID-19 pandemic, The World Health Organisation (WHO), has recently issued a set of guidelines for states to consider when seeking to make vaccination mandatory.
The Ministry of Agriculture invites all Agricultural Producer and Livestock Vendors to attend a meeting to address opportunities for vending at the Basseterre Public Market and other issues including challenges of street vending and registration of vendors. This meeting...
“We need every employer not just to say but to insist that every employee must be vaccinated. This is where it is going to come for the protection of your business, for the protection of the peace and the health of those who are vaccinated, employers- including the government- will have to give consideration to that.”
The US State Department has issued its 2020 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices in other countries around the world of which St.Kitts and Nevis is included with areas such as corruption, sexual assault and workplace issues being highlighted.
Government Chief Personnel Officer, Sheridane Warner is being cited as informing the public servants holding bachelor’s degrees that their expectations to be paid for their certification will not be automatically granted by the state as an employer.