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The editor, SirThe Human Resource Management Association of Jamaica (HRMAJ), following a survey of its members and people managers affiliated with the association, has found an increase in lateness from employees across various industries, since the...

THE EDITOR, Sir:I write to provide what I feel is the necessary clarification to a story published on the front page of The Gleaner, September 18, 2018, related to the ban on plastics.There are two major points which must be clarified and...

The Editor Sir:Sometime ago, through this medium, I wrote an article entitled 'Free healthcare for the needy'. In that letter, I pointed out that given the constant depleting source of national income and a shrinking economy, this programme was not...

THE EDITOR, Sir:The reports of horrific dog attacks leading to tragic loss of life on public roads in Jamaica are a cause for great concern. These attacks are evidence of a growing cultural belief that it is not enough to own a dog to alert to a...

THE EDITOR, Sir:Last Wednesday, I was presented with an upgraded offer from Sagicor Life Jamaica in relation to the health insurance coverage subsidised by the Government of Jamaica for workers employed in the public service.The new offer has some...

THE EDITOR, Sir:Dear Mr Prime Minister,In a game of chess, they say if you control the centre, you are most likely to win the game.When Audley Shaw was the minister of finance, he had a clear, understandable and unambiguous strategy. His focus was...

THE EDITOR, Sir:When the Government announced the lifting of the ban on women wearing sleeveless garments into government offices, there was not a single voice of demurral in Jamaica. This shows that there are things that are easy to do in our...

THE EDITOR, Sir:"I'm a Christian now and I don't live this life anymore" was how a 'former' lesbian friend responded to my invitation to a discussion on LGBT human rights. Her false assumption was that Christians can't also be gay.However, she is...

THE EDITOR, Sir:I recently had the opportunity to read the republication of Peter Espeut's first official column in The Gleaner, 'Lean and mawgah government', in February this year.I wonder if he has thought to revisit the same subject with...

THE EDITOR, Sir:The recent People's National Party (PNP) vice-presidential election results point to a very interesting future in local politics.Both the PNP and the Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) have had leaders of various styles. The PNP, more so...
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