TACA lays off staff

The company announced that it decided to lay off 70 employees and delay its expansion projects due to the economic crisis.

Monday, February 16, 2009

Elperiodico.com.gt publishes: "Claudia Arenas, Communications Director at TACA, indicated that 25 flight crew contracts were suspended in Guatemala, from its workforce of 550 in the country."

"In Honduras, local press reported that at least 31 people working as flight attendants were fired."

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The loss of competitiveness due to costs, infrastructure backlog and delays in proceedings are forcing public sector companies to reduce their production and staff numbers.

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Job Prospects in Guatemala Improve

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17% of companies surveyed by Manpower stated that they plan to increase the number of people they employ during the coming three months.

Manpower's Employer Expectations survey asked 620 businesses about their recruitment objectives and 75% responded that had no plan to increase their workforce while 8% foresaw the need to let people go.

Honduras: Textile Company "Jersey" Starts Operations

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Jersey, part of Fruit of the Loom group, will start operating this week.

It is located in the north of the country, and will generate 750 jobs.

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Labor Contracts in Panama Increase

February 2009

As reported by the Department of Labor, in January of 2009, 20,573 new contracts were registered, 21.7% more than the same period of year 2008.

Orlando Carpintero writes in Prensa.com: "The growth was seen in the three types of contracts for which records are kept: For specific projects, there were 2,540 new contracts more than in January of 2008; for defined time frame contracts, 269 more; and, in the open contracts segment, 859 more."

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