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Labour news from the Caribbean


Antigua


Barbuda


Bahamas

Foulkes: Despite union unrest, partnership with unions remain ‘active and strong’ 2019-06-11 [Eyewitness News]
Union leaders lament ‘poor’ working conditions at Labour Day Parade 2019-06-09 [Eyewitness News]
Davis Commits Plp To Renegotiating Labour Commitment 2019-06-07 [Tribune 242]


Barbados

Leadership crisis in unions? 2019-07-06 [Today]
Strike action at CXC 2019-06-07 [The Advocate]
CXC responds to BWU and staff action 2019-06-07 [Loop]


Belize

KHMH workers union certified as a sole bargaining agent for hospital workers 2019-06-13 [BBN]
KHMH Workers Union Certified as Sole Bargaining Agent 2019-06-13 [The Reporter]
KHMH 630 plus staff now Unionized! 2019-06-13 [Love FM]


Bermuda

BPSU to tackle bullying and abuse 2019-07-06 [The Royal Gazette]
Union to tackle racism, xenophobia 2019-07-01 [The Gazette]
SAL workers plan quickfire return 2019-06-29 [The Royal Gazette]


Caribbean

LIAT Advised To Meet All Regional Trade Unions 2019-03-17 [The Times]
Unions discuss building power in Caribbean tourism sector 2019-02-22 [ITF]
Caribbean unions continue to strengthen outreach and cooperation in the region 2018-11-21 [IndustriALL]


Cayman


Cuba

Government announces increase in wages as part of economic reform 2019-07-01 [NBC]
Building trade union unity 2019-05-14 [BWI]
World Trade Union Leaders to Attend Workers' Congress in Cuba 2019-04-16 [Prensa Latina]


Dominica

Life Saving, Sesame Solar Nanogrid Disaster Recovery Office to be deployed at Princess Margaret Hospital on June 1, 2018 2018-06-04 [ITUC]
PM describes port workers protest as illegal, selfish 2018-03-17 [The Times]
Ross University job losses ‘unfortunate’, says Dominica union 2018-01-09 [WIC News]


Dominican Republic

Sex workers stand up against torture and ill-treatment by police 2019-03-30 [Amnesty International]
Mobilizations against Social Security System reform take the streets 2019-03-21 [BWI]
Workers take to the streets against attempt to cut social protection 2018-08-02 [BWI]


Grenada

GTUC: Child Sexual Abuse and Domestic Violence have a direct impact on the workforce 2019-05-05 [The New Today]
Republic Bank and BGWU sign agreement for workers 2019-02-05 [The New Today]
Mitchell to order Cabinet Ministers to scab during teachers strike 2018-12-04 [The New Today]


Guyana

Field foremen/women in sugar industry get 3%-4% increase 2019-07-10 [The Stabroek News]
Guyana Goldfields workers call off strike 2019-07-06 [Demerara Waves]
'We want wifi and food': Union reps hold talks with Labour Dep’t to resolve Aurora mine strike 2019-07-05 [Stabroek]


Haiti

Strike paralyses Haiti, protesters demand president resign 2019-06-11 [al Jazeera]
Haiti’s political and social crisis persists despite the deceptive calm 2019-05-31 [Equal Times]
Haiti endorses the Safe Schools Declaration 2019-02-14 [Education International]


Jamaica

New round of minimum wage talks to begin soon 2019-06-30 [The Observer]
'There is no work on a dead planet' 2019-06-16 [PSI]
Caribbean Cement workers demand NWU'S Valentine resignation 2019-05-12 [The Observer]


Montserrat


Suriname

Alcoa closure in Suriname: IndustriALL calls for a fair deal for workers 2018-11-20 [IndustriALL]


Maarten


Vincent


Grenadines


Kitts


Nevis


Lucia


Trinidad and Tobago

Union accuses CAL of bullying workers 2019-07-13 [NewsDay]
Khan rejects OWTU claims 2019-07-01 [Newsday]
Nude: Recognise Domestic Workers 2019-06-30 [TV 6]


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