This year’s National Labour Day Project will take the form of vector control clean up activities in the Municipality of Portmore with focus on the communities of Gregory Park and Christian Penn.
The announcement was made today by Prime Minister Andrew Holness.
Mr. Holness was speaking at today’s launch of Worker’s Week and Labour Day at the Office of the Prime Minister on Hope Road.
Workers week will be held under the theme “For Health’s Sake…Keep it Clean” and commences on May 15 and will end on Labour Day May 23.
The Prime Minister says focus will be placed on Pormore in St. Catherine given that the majority of Zika cases confirmed in Jamaica are located there.
Meanwhile, the Prime Minister is also calling for volunteer groups to pursue vector control works in Portmore beyond Labour Day.