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Labour news from the Caribbean


Antigua


Barbuda


Bahamas

Casual Work Spread Threatens Employees With 'Dire Straits' 2014-03-29 [Tribune242]
Labour Relations 'Take A Turn For The Worse' 2014-03-27 [Tribune242]
Nassau union deals not soup yet 2014-03-18 [Newsday]


Barbados

Gov't moves to end strike by sugar workers 2014-04-14 [The Observer]
NUPW: Pay the 300 2014-03-01 [The Nation]
'NUPW looking at workers’ compensation' 2014-02-05 [Barbados Advocate]


Belize

BCWU wins pay increase for BTL workers 2014-04-13 [Breaking News]
A 12 hour strike by stevedores over subsistence 2014-03-22 [News 5]
Warring factions agree to new female president of Christian Workers Union 2013-12-31 [Guardian]


Bermuda

Hospital bullying must stop, says union 2014-03-26 [The Sun]
Workers on protest march in Bermuda told 'we are not out to bust unions' - Cannonier 2014-03-08 [Caribbean 360]
Tempers fray as workers march on Parliament 2014-03-07 [The Royal Gazette]


Caribbean

PSI's Caribbean Women's Committee puts on its gender lens to review activities 2014-03-21 [PSI]
'Public sector unions to discuss OECS wage issues Read more: http://www.caribbean360.com/index.php/business/1'Public sector unions to discuss OECS wage issues' 2013-09-12 [Caribbean 360]
Eyes Under The Glass Floor 2013-08-19 [The Stabroek News]


Cayman


Cuba

Health Workers will Lead May Day March in Havana 2014-04-12 [ACN]
Workers Ready for Massive May Day Demonstration in Havana 2014-04-09 [ACN]
Workers pay Tribute to Union Leader 2014-03-12 [Radio Cadena Gramonte]


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

'Grenada seeks three-year wage freeze' 2014-02-05 [Trinidad Guardian]
GTAWU National Conference a success 2013-04-22 [Grenada Broadcast]
Union leader unperturbed by government minister's criticism 2012-11-13 [Caribbean News Now!]


Guyana

NAACIE represented sugar workers committed to strike over pay anomaly 2014-04-12 [The Stabroek News]
NAACIE represented sugar workers committed strike over pay anomaly 2014-04-11 [The Stabroek News]
Blairmont sugar workers end strike 2014-03-24 [The Stabroek News]


Haiti

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]
Truce of the strike of public sector teachers 2014-01-26 [Haiti Libre]


Jamaica

Outstanding Woman: An interview to Shandra Harriott, General Secretary of BITU in Jamaica 2014-04-14 [BWI]
Jamaica: GraceKennedy launches Inaugural GraceKennedy/Heather Little-White Household Worker Award 2014-04-10 [The GraceKennedy Group]
Striking China Harbour workers return to work 2014-04-04 [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

Reformers granted injunction over MPATT executive 2014-04-18 [Newsday]
Licks for two ‘bobolees’ 2014-04-18 [Newsday]
Judge grants injunction stopping MPATT elections 2014-04-18 [Trinidad Express]


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