The Ministry of Labour & Social Security, through the Labour Division provides and supervises a range of policies and programmes to facilitate employment opportunities both locally and overseas.
The Ministry of Labour and Social Security facilitates local employment through the national Labour Market Information System (LMIS) and the monitoring of private employment agencies.
The LMIS is web based and provides a one-stop data and information source for job search and placement. Click here to visit this site
- A facility is also, provided for job seekers and employers who do not have access to computers and/or the internet to visit any parish office and receive assistance. Persons may also visit the Electronic Labour Exchange Centre located at the Ministry’s North Street office to access:
- A conference room which provides privacy and comfort to review applicants who are screened and pre-selected by the Ministry’s staff.
- Referral to training institutions such as H.E.A.R.T./ NTA which conducts scheduled visits and processes applications for job seekers interested in training.
- Private Employment Agencies are monitored by the Ministry to ensure that they comply with the Labour regulations and that they provide fair service to their customers. Learn more
The Ministry of Labour & Social Security operates four programmes to take advantage of employment opportunities in Canada and the United States . These programmes have afforded our workers valuable experience in their fields of employment.