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Labour news from the Caribbean


Antigua


Barbuda


Bahamas

Trade unions file disputes with the department of labor and take strike votes 2014-08-27 [The Weekly]
Security Forces: Why Were We Left Out Of Pay Deal? 2014-07-31 [Tribune242]
'Gibson: Mass Strike Illegal' 2014-07-23 [Tribune]


Barbados

Strike was not the best option says union 2014-08-15 [The Advocate]
'Port awaits word from union on layoffs' 2014-07-04 [Barbados Today]
Oil on troubled waters? 2014-04-27 [The Advocate]


Belize

BML workers arrested over protest 2014-08-06 [Breaking News]
BML workers’ frustrations erupt at City Hall 2014-08-06 [Breaking News]
BWS says workers not released over “gossip” 2014-07-10 [Breaking News]


Bermuda

Premier Meets With Trade Union Congress 2014-06-25 [Bernews]
Home Affairs Minister Meets With BIU President 2014-06-21 [Bernews]
Ferry stoppage condemned 2014-06-20 [The Royal Gazette]


Caribbean

'LIAT pilots to take court action on pension funds' 2014-07-16 [Antigua Observer]
'Industrial action protocol needed for regional airlines, says Barbados minister' 2014-07-07 [Caribbean News Now]
Caribbean Airlines pilots strike, all flights to be disrupted 2014-07-04 [The Gleaner]


Cayman


Cuba

A Castro breaks tradition with 'no' vote 2014-08-20 [Times Union]
Cuba’s new labor code: the laments and the feast 2014-06-29 [Havana Times]
Cuba’s telecommunications company--and its workers 2014-06-06 [Havana Times]


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

The decision of the Dominican Republic Constitutional Court goes against human right principles! 2014-01-14 [PSI]
Unionized t-shirt factory sets the highest bar for workers’ rights 2014-01-11 [The Post]
Why have Dominican-born workers been made stateless in the only country they know? 2013-11-08 [Equal Times]


Grenada

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]
GTAWU National Conference a success 2013-04-22 [Grenada Broadcast]


Guyana

The GTUC’s interest is in the nation knowing the truth 2014-08-13 [The News]
Ronald Todd was a fearless working-class fighter for social and economic freedom 2014-08-06 [The Stabroek News]
Hotel Tower reneges on promised wages to laid-off workers – union 2014-07-04 [The Stabroek News]


Haiti

Police repress workers' May Day demo 2014-05-14 [WW 4 Report]
Garment Exports Rise but Haitian Workers Paid Starvation Wages 2014-04-17 [Solidarity Center]
Teachers strike as labor unrest grows 2014-02-05 [World War 4 Report]


Jamaica

Jamaica: IDWF leader Shirley Pryce receives national award 2014-08-31 [IDWF]
Hundreds protest against bus fare hike 2014-08-26 [The Daily]
Union mulls move to protect UWI contract workers 2014-07-06 [The Gleaner]


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

Blind Welfare workers begin ‘stage one’ of protest action 2014-09-01 [Newsday]
Roget: OWTU disappointed in passing of bill 2014-08-31 [Trinidad Express]
TTUTA: Keep fixing schools throughout the term 2014-08-31 [Newsday]


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