President of the Private Sector Organization of Jamaica, PSOJ, Paul Scott, is describing as very encouraging reports of a three percent increase in employment in Jamaica.
Mr. Scott says the growing employment numbers coincide with increased optimism in the economy.
Mr. Scott says the private sector has played its part in the increase in employment levels.
The PSOJ President is calling for quarterly evaluations to be carried out in order to assess the rate of private sector investments locally.
Yesterday, the Statistical Institute of Jamaica, STATIN reported that between July last year and July 2016, 39-thousand 400 more persons were recorded as employed.