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Labour news from the Caribbean


Antigua


Barbuda


Bahamas

Union Alarm As Envoy Air Lay Off 47 Employees 2015-03-28 [Tribune 242]
Miller Wants Bec Privatised 2015-03-24 [Tribune 242]
Btc And Unions To Meet Again On Separation Packages 2015-02-28 [Tribune 242]


Barbados

Let's talk - says BWU 2015-03-30 [The Nation News]
In solidarity with the working woman’s struggles 2015-03-08 [The Advocate]
BWU to fight for domestic workers 2015-03-06 [The Nation]


Belize

NTUCB says Audrey made “error of judgment” over Ashcroft meeting 2015-02-13 [Breaking News]
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]


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

Outstanding women, a publication 2015-02-14 [BWI]
The Caribbean Union of Teachers promotes LGBT Rights 2015-02-04 [Education International]
CARICOM to hold CSME Labour Stakeholders Workshop 2014-11-08 [The News]


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

Government must protect Dominican workers in Haiti: Union leader 2015-03-10 [Today]
Thousands of workers at risk of expulsion in the Dominican Republic 2015-02-14 [ITUC]
ITF urges action over Dominican Republic arrest and workers’ persecution 2015-02-12 [ITF]


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 workers stay plans for industrial action after payout of salaries 2015-03-21 [The Stabroek News]
Student leadership calls on UG admin, unions to honour resumption pact 2015-03-17 [The Stabroek News]
UG workers union threatens industrial action if salaries not paid by Thursday 2015-03-14 [The Stabroek News]


Haiti

Workers Not Sharing in Nation’s Economic Growth 2015-03-12 [Solidarity Centre]
The union of BRANA obtained the support of an international coalition 2015-03-02 [Haiti Libre]
Workers Say They Were Shot for Asking to Be Paid 2015-02-14 [Solidarity Center]


Jamaica

Public sector wage negotiations to begin today 2015-03-27 [The Gleaner]
Trade unions reject Govt's wage offer 2015-03-27 [The Nation News]
'Unions reject Govt's 5% pay increase offer - No way! Wage talks resume next Thursday' 2015-03-27 [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

Pilots walk out on CAL meeting 2015-04-02 [Newsday]
CWU angry over CWC/Columbus merger 2015-04-02 [Newsday]
Fears of sickout after CAL talks collapse 2015-04-02 [Trinidad Express]


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