Government of Trinidad and

Media Release: False Whatsapp Message

Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago - Monday 13 September, 2021

Members of the public are advised that the current message circulating as seen below is FALSE NEWS.

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Facts: This false message which states that Government is issuing $6,000 Grants for those who worked between 2010 and 2021 is NOT TRUE and is NOT affiliated with the Ministry of Labour.

The Ministry of Labour does not issue grants; however its mandate focuses on the provision of decent work, the facilitation of industrial peace and, the provision of employment opportunities through on-the-job training and job placements.

The Ministry strongly advises the public to desist from interacting with this post, its accompanying link or adhering to any instructions that it provides or any Whatsapp messages purporting to be from the Ministry of Labour.

Information from the Ministry of Labour can only be accessed using its official link at:

For further information, please contact the Communications Unit:

Ministry of Labour
Level 6, Tower C, International Waterfront Centre.
Tel: 625-8478 exts. 1203/1509/1208/1211/1522
Fax: 623-1404
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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