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Strategic Policy Statement: Highway expansion among government promises

Major investment in Grand Cayman’s road network and reforms of the education system to put more power in the hands of principals, teachers and parents are among the key policy initiatives proposed by government for the coming years.

Local bar owner sentenced in minimum wage case

James Harry Moore, the operator of Caymanite Bar and Lounge, was sentenced in Summary Court Monday for 17 counts of failure to pay national minimum wage and public holiday remuneration.

Employer admits not paying minimum wage

An employer appearing in Summary Court on Thursday entered pleas to 18 charges of failure to pay the national minimum basic wage.
Cayman’s overall unemployment rate fell in spring 2015 to 4.2 percent.

Violators of minimum wage law investigated

Several firms are under investigation on suspicion of failing to pay employees the legal minimum wage, officials revealed this week.
Cayman’s overall unemployment rate fell in spring 2015 to 4.2 percent.

Government anticipates rise in unemployment

A recent precipitous drop in the Cayman Islands unemployment rate is not expected to continue this year, according to government’s own estimates.

Department of Labour and Pensions launches new website

Cayman Islands’ employers and employees can now visit a new website and Facebook page launched by the Department of Labour and Pensions last week.

Rivers: Labour Relations Bill to be revised

Cayman Islands Employment Minister Tara Rivers confirmed Thursday that the government intends to bring a revised version of updated labor legislation to the Legislative Assembly during 2016.

EDITORIAL – Minimum wage: The very least Cayman can do

The new minimum wage of $6 per hour takes effect March 1. We don’t anticipate much cheering in the streets — and we certainly don’t expect any broad economic benefits over the long run.

Government issues minimum wage order

The Progressives-led Cabinet is proceeding with its plans for a $6 per hour minimum wage despite a recent high-profile dispute between Employment Minister Tara Rivers and Cayman Islands Chamber of Commerce, the territory’s largest business representative organization over sweeping changes to the Labour Law.

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Minimum wage coming in six weeks

Government will introduce a $6-an-hour minimum wage on March 1, Premier Alden McLaughlin announced at the Cayman Economic Outlook conference at The Ritz-Carlton, Grand...

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