Scott says job market vibrant

The government has kept its promises and delivered on human development through enhancing people’s capabilities and improving their opportunities, Minister with responsibility for labour Keith Scott told the National Assembly on Monday, while contending that the job market is vibrant.

According to Scott, who heads the Department of Labour within the Ministry of Social Protection, the proposed 2018 national budget is a people-centred budget, the provisions of which will see job creation.

He noted that during 2017, 168 young persons benefitted from the Youthbiz592 project as well as an in-school entrepreneurial project intended to empower young people with the entrepreneurial spirit to create, own and manage their own businesses rather than depending on government to provide them with jobs. ….

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