December 6, 2019

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 […]

Cayman Islands Premier announces heads of Coast Guard, Customs and Border Control Agency

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Premier Hon. Alden McLaughlin today announced the names of the three Caymanians who will be in charge of Cayman’s Customs and Border Control Agency and new Coast Guard. The appointment of the Director of the New Customs and Border Control department and the Commander and Deputy Commander of the Cayman Islands Coast Guard shows that […]

Assistant CO announced for Cayman Islands MHRI

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GRAND CAYMAN (GIS) – The Ministry of Human Resources and Immigration is pleased to announce the appointment of Mrs. Danielle Roberts as the new Assistant Chief Officer. Under the post, Mrs. Roberts is responsible for coordinating the implementation of strategies, policies and procedures to support good governance, internal controls, and service delivery. She is tasked […]

Cayman Islands: Forward thinking creates moments of magic

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The Department of Immigration’s Acting Finance Manager Shushan O’Connor is May’s Cayman Islands Government Employee of the Month. Ms O’Connor received certificates and a cheque from Acting Governor Franz Manderson and Ministry of Human Resources and Immigration Chief Officer Wesley Howell yesterday (5 July) for creating an exceptional customer experience. Seeing an opportunity to reduce […]

Cayman Islands DOI working to address FOI delays

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GRAND CAYMAN (GIS) – The Cayman Islands Department of Immigration continues to work proactively to address delays in its Freedom of Information (FOI) process. The Ministry of Human Resources and Immigration has actioned a plan to mitigate the situation, by assigning two additional staff members from the Ministry to the FOI team who have extensive […]

CITA hosts Cayman Islands Immigration officials on a site tour of Seven Mile Beach hotels

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Spearheaded by the Cayman Islands Tourism Association’s (CITA) Human Resources Advisory Committee, a series of momentous meetings took place between Cayman’s private sector and Government starting back in October 2017.  During an initial meeting, important information and perspectives were shared in a crucial dialogue between CITA member human resource professionals and the Department of Immigration […]

New Deputy Chief Officer for Cayman Islands MHRI

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The Ministry of Human Resources and Immigration is pleased to announce the appointment of Michael Ebanks as the new Deputy Chief Officer for its Security and Public Safety Division. Mr. Ebanks’ civil service career spans over a decade, starting as a detective for the Criminal Investigation Department (C.I.D.) Specialist Operations Unit of the Royal Cayman […]

The 2017 Cayman Islands Occupational Wage Survey for Households with Employees commences on November 16

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The Economics and Statistics Office (ESO) has commenced conducting the Occupational Wage Survey (OWS) 2017 among businesses and government departments. Beginning on Thursday (November 16th), trained ESO survey workers will be administering the OWS to households with employees. The OWS for households seeks to collect data on employment and remuneration. Questions on employee qualifications, immigration […]

Cayman Islands 2017 Occupational Wage Survey starts on Wednesday, October 18th

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In an effort to assist the Ministry of Human Resources in establishing a comprehensive human resource (HR) baseline database, the Economics and Statistics Office (ESO) will commence on Wednesday (October 18th) the conduct of the Occupational Wage Survey (OWS) 2017. The survey will be administered to all public and private sector employers until December 29th, […]

PAHO aims to reduce shortage of health workers in the Americas, improve distribution, and enhance skills to achieve SDGs

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New PAHO strategy to guide national policies on human resources for health to overcome an estimated shortage of almost 800,000 workers Washington, D.C., 29 September 2017 (PAHO/WHO) – A new strategy approved by the 29th Pan American Sanitary Conference of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) aims to guide national policies on human resources for […]