All stipend recipients should register with WORC

All stipend recipients must register with WORC

Tourism Minister Kenneth Bryan at Wednesday’s press briefing

(CNS): Tourism Minister Kenneth Bryan has announced a mandatory requirement for everyone receiving the tourism stipend to register by 16 August on the government job portal, JobsCayman, operated by Workforce Opportunities and Residency Cayman (WORC). This is so that tourism workers can be matched to the jobs that will be rolled out over the coming months as Cayman goes through its border reopening phase.

The registration is mandatory for everyone on the assistance programme, and although the minister fell short of saying the cash would not be paid to those who don’t register, he stressed that government needed to know who had been displaced, who was available and what skills they have in order to follow through on its plan to put Caymanians first in the sector and to ensure the industry has the manpower it needs for reopening,.

Bryan said the PACT Government was committed to putting local workers first…