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Labour news from the Caribbean


Antigua


Barbuda


Bahamas

Govt meeting with The Customs, Immigration and Allied Workers Union postponed 2014-12-06 [The Weekly]
Union Chief: Bec Overtime Well-Deserved 2014-12-06 [Tribune 242]
Work-To-Rule Ended By Bec Union 2014-11-29 [Tribune 242]


Barbados

BWU executive council is fully behind workers at Precision Packaging 2014-11-22 [Nation News]
Strike continues 2014-11-21 [Nation News]
Early shift in Precision strike 2014-11-19 [Nation News]


Belize

Ex-employees of BWS back in court 2014-12-12 [Breaking News]
Unlawful Termination Case Against BWS Wraps Up In Supreme Court 2014-12-12 [News 5]
BML workers arrested over protest 2014-08-06 [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

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

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]
Major gridlock in Santiago as bus drivers stage strike 2014-09-30 [Dominican Today]


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

GPL stands firm against ‘joint’ negotiations with workers’ unions 2014-12-12 [The Stabroek News]
'GPSU abandons worker' 2014-12-10 [Guyana Times]
Bosai, workers’ union agree to retroactive 6.5% wage hikes 2014-12-10 [The Stabroek News]


Haiti

Education unions rally for quality education 2014-09-25 [Education International]
HOW HUMANITARIAN AID WEAKENED POST-EARTHQUAKE HAITI 2014-09-08 [Equal Times]
Police repress workers' May Day demo 2014-05-14 [WW 4 Report]


Jamaica

Caymanas Park workers on strike 2014-12-05 [The Observer]
WTO agenda may lead to unionisation in Jamaica's export zones 2014-11-17 [The Gleaner]
Scotia announces global restructuring, ban to meet union over cuts 2014-11-06 [The 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

Christmas 14% pay hike for teachers 2014-12-19 [Newsday]
Prisons officers threaten protest 2014-12-18 [Newsday]
Prisons warn PM of shutdown 2014-12-18 [Trinidad Express]


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