The Barbados government is warning employers that they are in breach of the law if they insist that their workers take vacation during the curfew period that has been instituted here as part of the efforts to prevent the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19).
Public service vehicle owners and operators say they have been left out of provisions extended to other sectors as they grapple with fewer than normal passengers.
Barbadians are being assured there’s adequate supply of the major agricultural products which are consumed locally, on island.
The United States, Europe, Japan, China and India are unleashing trillions of dollars in government spending and newly created money as they desperately attempt to keep the global economy from sinking into depression.
The Fair Trading Commission has extended the deadline for interested persons to apply to serve as intervenors for the review of the Barbados Light & Power Company Limited’s (BL&P) Application for Approval of Depreciation Policy. The new deadline is Wednesday, April 8, 2020.
Minister of Labour and Social Partnership Relations, Colin Jordan, expects there will be more reliance on the agricultural sector in Barbados, given the impact of COVID-19 on the economy.
A number of Barbadian workers at local food distributor Cost-U-Less are to receive an increase in pay
With stores closed, runway shows canceled and global supply chains disrupted, much of the fashion industry has been rendered idle by the coronavirus pandemic.
Car firms are answering calls from governments to help make more ventilators and face masks to help out during the coronavirus pandemic.
The National Insurance Scheme has been preparing itself for the anticipated increase in claims, as the business community feels the impact of Covid-19.