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SME Employment Scheme to benefit some 1 000 unemployed graduates

SME Employment Scheme to benefit some 1 000 unemployed graduates
Date:August 16, 2018|Domain:Business & Industry--Employment/Labour

GIS - 16 August, 2018: The SME Employment Scheme, a measure announced in Budget 2018/2019 and which targets some 1 000 unemployed graduates, was at the fore of a press conference on Tuesday 14 August 2018 in Port-Louis.   The Minister of Business,


Goodlands and Pamplemousses win Bhojpuri and Sega songs competition

Goodlands and Pamplemousses win Bhojpuri and Sega songs competition
Date:August 08, 2018|Domain:Arts & Culture--Employment/Labour

GIS – 8 August, 2018:  The finals of an inter-centre Bhojpuri and Sega songs competition were held today at the Rabindranath Tagore Institute, Ilot, Pamplemousses.  The Social Welfare Centre of Goodlands won the first prize in the Bhojpuri category


Gender Statistics 2017: Increased proportion of women in most senior positions in government services

Gender Statistics 2017: Increased proportion of women in most senior positions in government services
Date:July 23, 2018|Domain:Gender--Civil Service--Employment/Labour

​GIS – 23 July 2018: The proportion of women in the most senior positions in government services (Senior Chief Executive, Permanent Secretary, Deputy Permanent Secretary, Director, Manager, Judge and Magistrate) increased from 20% in 1997 to 37% in


Budget 2018-2019: Pathway to enhancing employability

Budget 2018-2019: Pathway to enhancing employability
Date:June 22, 2018|Domain:Employment/Labour

GIS – 22 June 2018: Budget 2018-2019 makes provision for Rs 1 billion to target some 14,000 unemployed.  The aim is to chart the pathway towards enhancing employability and broadening the career aspirations of the youth with better access to the lab


HRDC presents findings on skills needs for the Manufacturing Non-Textile Sector

HRDC presents findings on skills needs for the Manufacturing Non-Textile Sector
Date:May 30, 2018|Domain:Employment/Labour--Business & Industry--Economic Indicators

GIS – 30 May 2018: The key findings on skills needs and manpower requirements for the Manufacturing Non-Textile Sector, a result of a survey carried out on skills needs by the Human Resource Development Council (HRDC) under the Skills Studies 2017/2


Economic Indicators: Unemployment rate decreased from 7.3% to 7.1% in 2017

Economic Indicators: Unemployment rate decreased from 7.3% to 7.1% in 2017
Date:May 28, 2018|Domain:Employment/Labour--Economic Indicators--Economy & Finance

GIS – 28 May 2018: The ninth issue of the Economic and Social Indicators of Statistics Mauritius, based on the results of the Continuous Multi-Purpose Household Survey, indicates that the unemployment rate has decreased from 7.3% to 7.1% in 2017. W


Seventy-seven new recruits join the Mauritius Prison Service

Seventy-seven new recruits join the Mauritius Prison Service
Date:May 28, 2018|Domain:Law and Order--Employment/Labour

GIS – 28 May 2018: A batch of seventy-seven new recruits has joined the Mauritius Prison Service as Prisons Officers. In this context, an official ceremony was held this morning at the Prison Training School in Beau Bassin, in the presence of the Se


Labour Minister launches National Employment Policy Formulation workshop

Labour Minister launches National Employment Policy Formulation workshop
Date:May 22, 2018|Domain:Employment/Labour

GIS – 22 May 2018: A two-day workshop on National Employment Policy Formulation, organised by the Ministry of Labour, Industrial Relations, Employment and Training (MLIRET) in collaboration with the International Labour Organisation (ILO), was launc


Minister Callichurn announces setting up of a new National Employment Department

Minister Callichurn announces setting up of a new National Employment Department
Date:May 17, 2018|Domain:Employment/Labour

GIS - 17 May 2018: A new National Employment Department, a one-stop shop for registration of jobseekers, employment counselling, training and placement of jobseekers will be set up in the coming days.  A National Interactive Information Dashboard wi


Prime Minister discusses employment issues with ILO’s Assistant Director-General

Prime Minister discusses employment issues with ILO’s Assistant Director-General
Date:May 09, 2018|Domain:Employment/Labour--International Relations

GIS – 09 May 2018: The Assistant Director-General and Regional Director for Africa of the International Labour Organisation (ILO) , Ms. Cynthia Samuel-Olonjuwon paid a courtesy call on the Prime Minister, Minister of Home Affairs, External Communica