Bush appeals to employers to take on Caymanians

| 10/08/2012

_DSC2364_0.png(CNS Business): With unemployment among Caymanians growing and close to 20,000 work permits held by foreign nationals, the premier has called on local employers and business owners to give Caymanians a chance to work. McKeeva Bush questioned how there could be so many work permits issued to the private sector while so many local people were without a job. According to the Economics and Statistics Office the current unemployment rate is nearly 10% among Caymanians and among young men it is even higher. Bush said he was not asking businesses to give work to people who were not qualified but where a Caymanian was capable of doing the job employers needed to give priority to the local population. Read more and comment on CNS Business

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