January 19, 2021

iNews Briefs & Community Events

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Customs & Border Control Holiday Hours Department of Labour & Pensions Office Closure Please be advised that the Department of Labour & Pensions will be closed on Friday, 13th December 2019 from 12:00pm for our annual staff luncheon. Our doors will re-open for business at 9:00am on Monday, 16th December 2019. We apologise for any inconvenience this […]

iNews Briefs & Community Events

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WORC Holiday Hours 2019 WORC is announcing its holiday working hours, as well as dates for the remaining board meetings for this year. WORC at Apollo House West on Mary Street will close to the public at 11:30 am Tuesday, 24 December and will reopen at 9:00 am on Friday, 27 December. On Monday, 30 […]

Cayman: Reminder of Immigration Services offered at WORC’s Apollo House West location

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WORC (Workforce Opportunities & Residency Cayman) would like to remind the public that it continues to operate out of Apollo House West located on Mary Street. Services offered include Applications for Work Permits, Permanent Residency & Caymanian Status and endorsements. For visitor extensions visit Customs & Border Control and for passport services visit the Passport […]

Registration now open for the Cayman Enterprise City ‘Summer in the City’ Internship Programme

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Registration Now Open for the Cayman Enterprise City ‘Summer in the City’ Internship Programme  Connecting Caymanians with innovative careers being created within Cayman’s Special Economic Zones.  Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands (1 March 2019) – Applications are now being accepted for the 2019 Enterprise Cayman “Summer in the City” internship programme. Now in its seventh year, […]

Cayman Islands WORC announces new department head

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Leaders with Workforce Opportunities and Residency Cayman (WORC) are proud to announce the appointment of Ms. Katherine Whittaker as its new Head of Labour Demands, Development and Training. Ms. Whittaker has been a civil servant for 28 years and during this time served as the Director of the Youth Services Unit from 2007 to 2018, and […]

Cayman Islands: WORC Customer care staff training

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Staff of the newly formed Workforce Opportunities Residency Cayman (WORC) Department received customer care training in January as part of the department’s effort to establish a customer centric culture. “Early in the conceptual stages of WORC, we surveyed staff, seeking their vision of what the new WORC culture should look like. Overwhelmingly, the response was […]

Second chance for deserving Caymanians

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From The Cayman Islands Deputy Governor’s Office ·        Civil Service to provide a fresh start for five deserving Caymanians ·        Second Chances Pilot Programme launches this month to provide employment for rehabilitated persons with a prior conviction. ·        With guidelines in place to support the programme’s success, the aim is to provide fulltime employment opportunities for Caymanians who […]

Cayman Islands: CBC & WORC: Commencement Orders & New Regulations

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GRAND CAYMAN (GIS) – The legislative changes central to the establishment of Workforce Opportunities Residency Cayman (WORC) and Customs and Border Control (CBC), will become effective next month. The Immigration (Transition) Law, 2018 and the Customs and Border Control Law 2018, which passed in the Legislative Assembly in November 2018, will be brought into force on 1 […]

Commencement of Cayman Islands Immigration and Customs Related Laws rescheduled

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GRAND CAYMAN (GIS) – Legislative changes to facilitate the transition of various immigration-related powers to the Workforce Opportunities Residency Cayman (WORC) and Customs and Border Control (CBC) will now take effect in early 2019. Although New Year’s Day had previously been announced.as the commencement date for the Immigration (Transition) Law, 2018 and Customs and Border Control Law, 2018, […]

Cayman Islands Bill aims to establish statutory framework for WORC

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GRAND CAYMAN (GIS) – The Ministry of Human Resources and Immigration seeks to set the foundation for one of Government’s new departments, Workforce Opportunities and Residency Cayman (WORC), with the proposed Immigration (Transition) Bill, 2018. If approved in the Legislative Assembly, the bill aims to provide the statutory framework needed to allow WORC to function […]