Severance, “a painful area” here on Nevis; over $3.8 million paid out

Severance, “a painful area” here on Nevis; over $3.8 million paid out

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many persons here in St. Kitts & Nevis, lost their jobs in the Tourism and Hospitality sector and had to claim Severance monies. 

 

With regards to persons who have claimed, been approved and/or pending, Minister of Labour here on Nevis, the Hon. Spencer Brand, provided some statistics and said it is a painful area the department has to deal with on a day-to-day basis:

 

 

During a Nevis Island Assembly Sitting on March 23rd, Minister Brand stated that millions have been paid out: 

 

Nevis’ Minister of Labour, the Hon. Spencer Brand.