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1. Minimum Wage in Panama Raised To As High ...
By OHIGGINIS ARCIA JARAMILLO for La Prensa - The waiting has ended. The Panamanian government issued an executive order yesterday establishing new minimum wages which will take effect starting 1 January 2010. This measure, which will put more money into the pockets of 250,000 workers, includes classifications into two zones. ...

2. Call center could create 350 jobs
(Source) SCOTT MOYERS ~ Southeast Missourian: This is a lot to ask of a job fair: Prove to executives of a St. Louis-based company in eight hours that the local work force can sustain a new call center. Do it and Cape Girardeau can bank on 350 new jobs. Don't ...

3. Minimum Wage Increased 8% to $285 per month
The Ministry of Labor announced an 8% hike in Panama's minimum wage yesterday. The new rate is $285 per month, up from $263 per month. According to the Minister of Labor Reynaldo Rivera, the hike represents a $.10 per hour raise for workers and would total $35 million dollars per ...

4. INADEH Will Train 200,000 With New Job Skills
(Source) The Panamanian Institute of Professional Formation and Qualification for Human Development (INADEH) will train more than 200,000 Panamanians through a new and extensive training program to help prepare for the expansion of the Panama Canal and other economic programs. These training and skills qualification classes will be free to ...

5. Q: Can I Move To Panama And Practice ...
By DON WINNER for Panama-Guide.com - Received today via email: "I am a Board Certified, licensed Family Physician in Florida and am interested in moving to Panama. I am not ready to retire and have been trying to find out what the process is for obtaining a license to practice ...

6. Panama Canal widening triggers doubling of job applications
The number of job applications sent to the Panama Canal Authority (ACP) had doubled to 5,200 a month since April 24, when Panamanian President Martin Torrijos announced the Canal widening project, the ACP said on Tuesday. Ana Maria de Chiquilani, the ACP's human resources director, said most applications had come ...

7. So This New Kid Calls Me, Looking For ...
By DON WINNER for Panama-Guide.com - I know times are tough in the United States. In some areas of the country, and specifically around some cities there's simply more people than there are jobs as reflected in the unemployment rates for example in Yuma, AZ - 24.5% and Ocean City, ...

8. They Are Practically Begging People To Become Metro ...
There are not enough drivers for the Metro Buses, is the phrase that has echoed in recent days. The central government, the administrator of My Bus and even the National Training Institute for Human Development (INADEH) have all insisted there are opportunities for those who wish to work for the ...

9. New Work Permit For Foreigners Applying For Permanent ...
With the implementation of the Executive Decree No. 416, of June 13th 2012, the government of Panama created a new subcategory allowing for the issuance of permanent residency permits to nationals from 24 countries that maintain a friendly relationship with Panama. As a consequence, the Panama Ministry of Labor created ...

10. So Your Maid Takes You To Court...
By DON WINNER for Panama-Guide.com - Hiring a maid or domestic employee to take care of the basic cooking and cleaning is one of the advantages of living in Panama. These relationships, in which the English speaking expat is the employer and the maid is the employee, often become a ...

11. INADEH Training Panamanians To Fill Panama Canal Expansion ...
The Director of INADEH, Temístocles Rosas , said on the Channel 2 TVN morning newscast that Panama has the human resources required for the expansion of the Panama Canal. Rosas said the INADEH signed an agreement to train the personnel required by the Panama Canal in technical areas, and to ...

12. Carnival: Workers earn more onboard
Miami-based Carnival Corp. has grown into the world’s biggest cruise vacation company through savvy marketing, creampuff U.S. tax laws and inexpensive labor recruited from poor nations around the world. Carnival’s crews work 10- to 16-hour days, seven days a week, many of them primarily for tips. The company avoids U.S. ...

13. Jobs in Panama? - Jamaican Government to seek ...
By Earl Moxam, Senior Gleaner Writer - The (Jamacian) Government is now preparing to seek job opportunities for Jamaicans on the new Panama Canal project. This follows the Panamanian people's decision, in a national referendum last month, to support a massive expansion of the canal, with the addition of a ...

14. Panama's Government Continues To Evaluate Minimum Wage Increase
By Kathyria Caicedo for Telemetro - The government was supposed to announce an increase to the minimum wage today, but they decided to postpone the announcement. Currently, the minimum wage is $325 per month. Hernán García Aparicio, the Secretary of the Labor Ministry, confirmed that because the Minimum Wage Commission ...

15. Unemployment in Panama Drops to 4.5% - Lowest ...
Unemployment in Panama fell to 4.5% in August 2011, a decrease of one percentage point compared to the most recent measurement of 5.6% in March of this year, said on Thursday the Ministry of Economy and Finance (MEF). The report notes that in rural areas the unemployment rate fell from ...

16. A Word About Unemployment in Panama (Looming Labor ...
By DON WINNER for Panama-Guide.com - The other day I saw updated numbers and statistics for the levels of unemployment in Panama - 4.7%. This is the lowest number I've ever seen reported in the 24 years that I've lived in this country. And, considering the relentless growth of the ...

17. 10,000 Positions Available At "Mega Job Fair" in ...
Yesterday the fourth "Job Mega Fair" made more than 10,000 job openings in private companies available to Panamanians, said President Ricardo Martinelli, who toured this event held in the parking lots of the bus station in San Miguelito. The president said the companies are taking advantage of the country's economic ...

18. Unemployment in Panama Down To 5.6% in 2008
Telemetro Reporta - Unemployment in Panama dropped to 5.6% in 2008 according to the Ministry of Labor, and they estimate that in 2009 the Panamanian economy will maintain the conditions necessary to continue to generate new jobs. "One should not fear an apocalyptic scenario because there are conditions to generate ...

19. Business Leaders Propose 4% Minimum Wage Hike
The Commission of the Minimum Wage has been discussing what to do for eight months. So far there has been no movement or decision, but some business leaders have fixed their sights on a 4% wage increase. According to Antonio Fletcher, a representative of National Council of Private Business (CoNEP), ...

20. Unemployment Down to 6.3% on Labor Day
La Prensa - The national statistics could not be more flattering today, Labor Day in Panama - unemployment is down to 6.3% with all forecasts predicting that number will continue to fall. There less people working informally, with a 5% increase in the number of people hired to work in ...

21. Why Do People Think They Can Work Here?
By DON WINNER for Panama-Guide.com - Here is another "class" of email I receive regularly, from people who are vaguely interested in possibly moving to Panama but they really have not done enough homework yet: "I will be considering moving to the David, Panama area next year, and seeking information ...

22. Copa Airlines Holding Job Fair Tomorrow
.autotagframe1 { float:right; padding:5px; width:210px; border: silver solid; border-width: 1px; text-align:center; } Copa Airlines Airplane On The Ramp At The Airport Tomorrow, from 8:00 am to 3:00 pm at the Radisson Decapolis, Copa Airlines will offer a job fair in search of customer service personnel. The airline will select candidates ...

23. Shortage Of Trained Workers Causes Influx of Foreigners ...
There will be an increased demand for workers in the trade, construction, telecommunications and transportation sectors in the first quarter of 2012. This is the picture revealed in the Manpower Survey of Employment Outlook, which places the Net Employment Outlook at +24%. The results for the next year place Panama ...

24. More Foreigners Getting Work Permits in Panama
Thus far this year through August 2010, the Panamanian government has approved a total of 6,478 work permits for foreigners, representing an increase of 1,074 compared to the same period of time in 2009, according to the Ministry of Labor and Workforce Development (MITRADEL). Meanwhile, a total of 8,020 applications ...

25. Not Enough People To Fill Available Jobs - ...
The economic growth has favored the opening of jobs in the country, but the reality of the Panamanian labor market shows that the number of the economically active population is less than the number of jobs being generated. This, according to the human resources service providers who help other companies ...

26. INADEH and COPA Airlines Ink $2 Million Dollar ...
With the growth of the aviation industry in Panama, there is a need for a large number of pilots, and faced with this fact, the INADEH and Copa Airlines signed a training agreement worth $2 million dollars. According to the CEO of Copa Airlines, Pedro Heilbron, "due to a lack ...

27. Coastal Strip Project Being Built With Labor Force ...
Just as it was done in the Curundú project construction, the Cinta Costera 3 is being build by labor from Chorrillo. Every day about 20 resumes are being received - from people both inside and outside of Chorrillo - who are interested in being part of the labor force of ...

28. FAQ: Can I Get A Friggin' Job in ...
By DON WINNER for Panama-Guide.com - Received today via email: "Hi Don, I've been following up on your updates about job opportunities for foreigners. I am a world class customer service representative, worked on reception for 11 years now, six of them onboard of high standard cruise lines. I speak ...

29. Panama Will Import 4,000 Construction Workers From Honduras
"Panamanians interested in workers from San Pedro Sula," said the headline on the website of the La Prensa newspaper in Honduras yesterday, and a story saying Panama will import 4,000 laborers from this Central American country to work in the construction sector, especially in the expansion of the Panama Canal. ...

30. 80% Of Panamanians Fear The Arrival Of Foreign ...
Panamanians see the entry of foreigners to work in Panama as a threat. In a recent survey 80% of Panamanians reject the possibility of bringing new immigrants to Panama to work. This is one of the results of the CID Gallup poll for "The People Speak", which in this latest ...