65.9% of registered participants already working

 30% not ready for employment

 According to the latest figures dated August 31, 2021 from ‘My First Job’ unit, out of 631 youths registered, 416 (or 65.9%) are already in employment, 189 (30%) are not yet ready for employment and 16 are actively looking for jobs.

The National Assembly yesterday approved amendments to the Employment Act, which was presented by the Minister for Employment and Social Affairs Patricia Francourt in regards to the ways in which employment benefits are distributed following the death of a worker.

As from October 1, digging of new burial grounds in all full cemeteries presently under the management of the Agency for Social Protection (ASP) will stop, on account that there are no new grounds for new graves digging.

Senior managers and supervisors at the Seychelles Ports Authority (SPA) are following a three-day ‘Executive Leadership Workshop’ aimed at boosting the capacity of leaders to better deliver in their respective organisations.

Twenty participants are attending th

Employment statistics for the second quarter of 2021, April through to June 2021, shows a decrease in jobseekers compared to the first quarter of this year along with reductions in registered vacancies and terminations through redundancies.

Alzheimer’s disease, which is the most common cause of dementia, is a silent epidemic which people rarely talk about.

This was one of the key points which were raised in a two-part workshop on how to better understand the aspects of the illness and deal with patients suffering with Alzheimer so as to raise the standards of care for Alzheimer sufferers.

The Ministry of Employment and Social Affairs yesterday relaunched its Skills Development Programe which has now been extended to also assist unemployed job seekers aged from 31 to 62 years old.

Prior to the relaunch yesterday, the Skills Development Programme had only targeted unemployed youths aged 15 to 30 years.

The task force comprising 81 Mauritians who arrived in the country two months ago to help at the two Constance Hotels – Ephelia and Lemuria – are due to leave the country this morning, onboard an Air Seychelles flight.