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Labour news from the Caribbean


Antigua


Barbuda


Bahamas

10 Jobs To Go In Ocean Club Renovations; Union Seeks Meeting With Pm 2015-04-25 [Tribune 242]
Act Enforcement Key To Union Recognition 2015-04-10 [Tribune 242]
Tuc Leader Urges Fight For Industrial Agreements 2015-04-09 [Tribune 242]


Barbados

Union: BL&P going back on word 2015-04-25 [The Nation News]
'Get serious! National Union of Public Workers (NUPW) executive takes issue with tribunal delay' 2015-04-18 [Barbados Today]
'TAKE HEED - BL&P told to expect resistance from Union, Ministry to layoff plan' 2015-04-17 [Barbados Today]


Belize

Trade Unions condemn Petrocaribe Act; debate fate of Senator 2015-04-03 [Breaking News]
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]


Bermuda

BTUC Celebrates International Workers Day 2015-04-24 [Bernews]
W&E staff stew over performance appraisals 2015-04-09 [The Royal Gazette]
Rev Bernice King to speak at union dinner 2015-04-07 [The Royal Gazette]


Caribbean

IndustriALL delegates agree actions and strategies for Latin America and the Caribbean 2015-04-14 [IndustriALL Global Union]
Outstanding women, a publication 2015-02-14 [BWI]
The Caribbean Union of Teachers promotes LGBT Rights 2015-02-04 [Education International]


Cayman


Cuba

Delegation of Cuban Unionists Visits the BWI’s Regional Office in Panama 2015-04-25 [BWI]
CTC Cuban Workers Confederation excluded from Panama´s civil society forum 2015-04-11 [ACN]
President of Viet Nam Receives Cuban Union Secretary General 2015-04-03 [ACN]


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

Better Lives Sought for Larimar Miners 2015-04-18 [VoA]
Union leader decries ‘secret talks’ to waylay workers’ benefits 2015-04-09 [Today]
Better lives sought for larimar miners 2015-04-07 [The Herald-Sun]


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

'Guyana Trades Unions Congress (GTUC) condemns growing state repression' 2015-04-19 [Kaieteur News]
Corriverton Town Council employees waiting for their increase since July 2013 2015-04-17 [The Stabroek News]
UG workers stay plans for industrial action after payout of salaries 2015-03-21 [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

Union concerned about proposed 'passport' for workers 2015-04-23 [Jamaica Observer]
'UTech staff stage 'sick out', exams unaffected' 2015-04-22 [Jamaica Observer]
'Little headway in public sector wage talks' 2015-04-20 [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

TTUTA threatens action ...if ECCE teachers don’t get pay hike 2015-04-26 [Trinidad Guardian]
MPATT supports PoS nursing staff 2015-04-25 [Trinidad Express]
Sando health care workers keep operating theatre functional 2015-04-25 [NWU]


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