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Law changes that now require COVID-19 vaccinations for non-Caymanians have come into force, which means that, as of 14 Oct., any work permit application, new or renewal, must show proof of vaccination.
A Workforce Opportunities and Residency Cayman staff member has been placed in isolation and fellow co-workers sent on remote working and shift duties after contact with an individual who has tested positive for COVID-19.
More than 1,000 recipients of the monthly tourism stipend for displaced workers have failed to register with Workforce Opportunities and Residency Cayman, despite being given a mandatory deadline of 16 Aug. to sign up.
Workforce Opportunities and Residency Cayman is extending its opening hours today and tomorrow (11 and 12 Aug.) to help Caymanian and permanent resident job seekers register on its JobsCayman portal.
The 3,396 people who are currently receiving the government's $1,500-a-month tourism stipend are now required to register with the Workforce Opportunities and Residency Cayman department, Tourism Minister Kenneth Bryan announced today.
No non-Caymanian children were turned away from public schools in the Cayman Islands because of capacity issues in the past academic year.
Expat exodus helped protect Cayman from COVID fall-out There are currently just less than 1,000 people registered as unemployed and actively seeking jobs in the...
Customs and Border Control's policy on how work permit application decisions are decided for those who are HIV positive remains a mystery despite senior government officials having vowed to make clear the reasoning behind their decision-making process two years ago.
Workforce Opportunities & Residency Cayman (WORC) is partnering with MUFG Investor Services to provide paid internship and apprenticeship opportunities for young Caymanians in the financial services industry.
100 Women in Finance hosted a panel discussion with Prospect MLA Austin Harris and Diane Conolly, National Training and Development Manager at Workforce Opportunities and Residency Cayman, to address career opportunities for students at the University College of the Cayman Islands.
On tonight's show we are joined by Micheal Ebanks Acting Chief Officer Ministry of Employment Border Control and Kyle McLeans WORC, Deputy Director for Business Operations.
College and university graduates are being encouraged to take opportunities to step into the world of work – even if it is not in the field they studied for.
Workforce Opportunities and Residency Cayman’s new jobs portal has been struggling with reliability and accessibility issues since its introduction earlier this year. Wesley Howell, chief officer in the Ministry of Employment and Border Control said, so far, the portal had not been well received by employers.
Just over 1,350 jobseekers had registered with government's new employment portal by 1 June, government officials said Friday.
Employers whose work permits expired since the shelter in place orders came into force on 27 March are required to apply for a renewal by 30 June to comply with the law.
Workforce Opportunities and Residency Cayman has reminded employers of their legal obligation to notify the department if employment of any staff member has ended.
The former immigration building on Elgin Avenue remains closed as remediation work continues. The office, which fields a large portion of immigration and work permit-related...
Some members of the public were turned away from the Workforce Opportunities and Residency Cayman (WORC) Elgin Avenue office on Friday.
The job placement and immigration application systems under the new Workforce and Residency Cayman (WORC) department will be more secure, transparent and consistent, and completely paperless, when they become active later this year, according to Director Sharon Roulstone.
Katherine Whittaker, the former director of the Youth Services Unit, has been named the new head of Labour Demands, Development and Training for Workforce Opportunities and Residency Cayman.
Businesses seeking work permits to bring in staff from overseas will face additional scrutiny under a new system aimed at ensuring Caymanians get first shot at employment opportunities in the Cayman Islands.
Attempting to coerce companies into hiring employees based on anything other than their individual merit threatens to stifle or destroy the economic prosperity upon which we all rely and, incidentally, the foundation upon which Cayman’s “economic miracle” was built.