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Labour news from the Caribbean


Antigua


Barbuda


Bahamas

140 Btc Staff Get Extra Time Before Losing Jobs 2015-07-01 [Tribune 242]
Union President Dismisses Btc's Security Concerns Amid Layoffs 2015-06-27 [Tribune 242]
Court Ruling Could Open Path To First General Union In Country 2015-05-30 [Tribune 242]


Barbados

'Time up! NUPW strike action could start as early as tomorrow' 2015-07-03 [Barbados Today]
Kensington Oval workers demand monies owed 2015-07-02 [Today]
National strike still looming 2015-07-01 [Today]


Belize

The Christian Workers Union cover up 2015-05-15 [The Guardian]
NTUCB hosts Labour Day Rally 2015-05-02 [Breaking News]
Trade Unions condemn Petrocaribe Act; debate fate of Senator 2015-04-03 [Breaking News]


Bermuda

City Hall rally marks Workers’ Day 2015-05-02 [The Royal Gazette]
BTUC Celebrates International Workers Day 2015-04-24 [Bernews]
W&E staff stew over performance appraisals 2015-04-09 [The Royal Gazette]


Caribbean

ITF HIV/AIDS workshops yield real results for workers 2015-06-27 [ITF Global Union]
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]


Cayman


Cuba

Railway workers clean damage caused by derailed cargo train in Central Cuba 2015-06-23 [ACN]
GIRSCC’s director denied access to headquarters of ILO in Geneva 2015-06-06 [GIRSCC]
ILO’s annual conference denied entry to a defender of trade union rights in Cuba 2015-06-06 [www.diariodecuba.com]


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

Workers of Haitian Descent: A Legacy of Discrimination 2015-06-25 [Solidarity Center]
Better Lives Sought for Larimar Miners 2015-04-18 [VoA]
Union leader decries ‘secret talks’ to waylay workers’ benefits 2015-04-09 [Today]


Grenada

NDC greets Grenada workers on May Day 2015-05-01 [Spice Islander]
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]


Guyana

The UGSSA is not a recognized union 2015-07-02 [Stabroek News]
Some workers at Oldendorff only on short-term contracts 2015-06-27 [The Stabroek News]
GAWU credit union asks GuySuCo to resume deductions 2015-06-26 [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

Youth ‘Working in the present, Building the future’: Interview with the young unionist Krishedaye Dori 2015-06-30 [BWI]
'Teachers and Government to resume wage talks next month' 2015-06-24 [Radio Jamaica]
BOJ workers push for salary negotiations to begin 2015-06-23 [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

Union threatens action after workers fired 2015-07-03 [Today]
'‘Sick out’ by TTPost' 2015-07-01 [Trinidad Newsday]
'OWTU protest over dismissals' 2015-07-01 [Trinidad Newsday]


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