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Labour news from the Caribbean


Antigua


Barbuda


Bahamas

Hotel Union Says Injunction's Extension Just A Stalling Tactic 2015-01-24 [Tribune 242]
Hotel Union Holds Strike Vote Against Meliá 2015-01-17 [Tribune 242]
Hotel Union’S Strike Vote ‘Green Light’ 2015-01-16 [Tribune 242]


Barbados

'No industrial action by teachers' 2015-01-28 [Barbados Today]
'Members selected for Employment Rights Tribunal ' 2015-01-24 [Barbados Today]
'BWU boss says union won’t be influenced' 2015-01-22 [Barbados Today]


Belize

CWU accuses Social Security of disingenuity over workers’ pay 2015-01-28 [Breaking News]
CWU executive report on successful first year 2015-01-22 [Breaking News]
Ex-employees of BWS back in court 2014-12-12 [Breaking News]


Bermuda

Electricity Supply Trade Union Joins Protest 2015-01-29 [Bernews]
Government warns of pay deductions for striking workers 2015-01-28 [Today]
Fingers point at civil servants 2015-01-28 [The Rotal Gazette]


Caribbean

CARICOM to hold CSME Labour Stakeholders Workshop 2014-11-08 [The News]
Test future in doubt as crisis hits international cricket 2014-10-19 [The Guardian]
Cricket, ugly cricket 2014-10-14 [The Gleaner]


Cayman


Cuba

Over 35 Thousand Eastern Cuban Self-employed Join the Unions 2014-12-19 [ACN]
NUM statement on the release of the three of the Cuban five 2014-12-19 [Cosatu]
Cuba's extraordinary global medical record shames the US blockade 2014-12-04 [The guardian]


Dominica

LIME Dominica makes 28 employees redundant 2014-02-01 [TDN]
Gov’t, police at odds over salary increases 2012-11-23 [Dominica News online]
Government, PSU faceoff over salary negotiations 2012-11-20 [Jamaica Gleaner]


Dominican Republic

Workers need US$450-month salary to live with dignity: Union leader 2015-01-07 [Dominican Today]
Stateless but Imperative: Haitian Workers in the Dominican Economy 2014-11-04 [The Political Review]
Dominican Republic: November 25 Day of Non-violence Against Women 2014-11-04 [ATH]


Grenada

Workers’ Concern VS Business Interest 2014-11-15 [Spice Islander]
Trade unionist speaks about “booing” during May Day celebrations 2014-05-11 [The Spice Islander]
'Grenada seeks three-year wage freeze' 2014-02-05 [Trinidad Guardian]


Guyana

UG unions seek explanation on resumption of wage negotiations 2015-02-01 [The Stabroek News]
GGMC workers back on the job as new agreement signed 2015-01-29 [The Stabroek News]
Women miners lend support to striking GGMC workers 2015-01-27 [The Stabroek News]


Haiti

Five years after the earthquake, Haitian workers still struggle with low wages 2015-01-15 [Equal Times]
Five years after the earthquake, Haitian workers still struggle with low wages 2015-01-15 [Equal Times]
Education unions rally for quality education 2014-09-25 [Education International]


Jamaica

Construction sites soon to employ only certified workers 2015-01-31 [The Observer]
'Teachers concerned about delay in salary negotiations' 2015-01-29 [Gleaner]
'Gov’t, unions get ready for new wage talks' 2015-01-27 [Jamaica Observer]


Montserrat


Suriname

Workers strike at IAMGOLD mine 2011-08-03 [Business Week]
Strike shuts down Canadian owned gold mine 2011-08-03 [AFP]
Strike shuts down gold mine 2011-08-03 [The Star]


Maarten


Vincent


Grenadines


Kitts


Nevis


Lucia


Trinidad and Tobago

NUGFW warns JTUM on HDC pension issue 2015-02-01 [Newsday]
HDC retirees await pension 2015-01-29 [Newsday]
Resign, apologise to ex-Caroni workers 2015-01-28 [The Express]


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