Official Change to the Name of the Ministry, formerly known as the Ministry of Labour and Small Enterprise Development

Port of Spain, September 28, 2020: The Trinidad and Tobago Gazette No. 158, Vol. 59 issued on Wednesday September 9, 2020, outlined the appointment of Ministers and the Portfolios of the various Ministries, to form the 12th Republican Parliament of Trinidad and Tobago. 

In this regard, the New Name of the Ministry has been officially gazetted as the Ministry of Labour, formerly the Ministry of Labour and Small Enterprise Development. The Ministry of Labour is under the patronage of the Honourable Stephen Mc Clashie, M.P. 

With this change in name, the portfolio of the Ministry has also changed, with three Divisions and one State Agency being placed under the ambit of the Ministry of Youth Development and National Service. 

This Agency and Divisions are as follows:

o National Entrepreneurship Development Company (NEDCO) – Agency
o Friendly Societies Division (FSD)
o Co-operative Development Division (CDD)
o Enterprise Development Division (EDD)

Following this change in portfolio, the digital links and handles of the Ministry have also been amended to the following: 











Instagram * 
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LinkedIn ** 
**Note: To access the respective desktop version of LinkedIn, make sure to log into the desktop version of your personal account to view. Or conduct a search for ‘Ministry of Labour’ using LinkedIn’s search bar. 



The Ministry looks forward to the continued partnership with you, our valued stakeholders, to ensure that its mandate of decent work, industrial peace and opportunity for all is fulfilled and the services of the Ministry reach and improve the lives of the citizens of Trinidad and Tobago.  

For further information, please contact 

Corporate Communications Unit  

Ministry of Labour 

International Waterfront Centre  

Tower C, Level 6, 1A Wrightson Road, Port of Spain  

Tel: 625-8478 exts. 1203/1316 Fax: 623-1404  

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