Prime Minister Andrew Holness says the government is actively pursuing measures to increase the amount of benefits received by the nation’s workers.

He made the point during his annual Labour Day message.

He says the country continues to head in the right direction, despite several economic shocks.

The prime minister further urged public sector workers and Unions to remain united with the government, as it continues the compensation reform process.

The prime minister was speaking during his annual Labour Day message this morning.

Opposition Leader, Mark Golding, is urging Jamaicans to exercise personal responsibility in maintaining the collection of garbage and keeping the environment clean.

The PNP president made his plea during his annual Labour Day message.

Mr. Golding says citizens shouldn’t rely solely on the government to take care of the natural environment.

Mark Golding, Opposition Leader.

He was delivering his annual Labour Day message this morning.