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Labour news from the Caribbean


Antigua


Barbuda


Bahamas

Labour Director stops strike vote 2016-04-14 [The News]
Pm Slams Strike Threat At Grand Lucayan Hotel 2016-03-19 [Tribune 242]
PM Not Pleased with Rumours of Strike Actions 2016-03-18 [The Weekly]


Barbados

Inniss: Let CTUSAB foot bill 2016-04-27 [The Nation]
PM ‘not worried’ about Union activity 2016-04-24 [The Nation]
Two Teachers Unions Call Strike 2016-04-22 [Today]


Belize

Garifuna stalwart, Celeo Álvarez Casildo, dies at 57 from throat cancer 2016-04-13 [Amandala]
BTL workers demonstrate? 2016-02-20 [Breaking News]
First Caribbean signs Off With Workers 2016-01-30 [7 News]


Bermuda

BTUC mark International Workers Day 2016-04-30 [The Royal Gazette]
No pay for protesters who stayed off work 2016-04-02 [The Royal Gazette]
Protesters’ nine-hour blockade of House of Assembly 2016-03-17 [The Royal Gazette]


Caribbean

Unions' joint call for government action on contract labour 2015-12-12 [IndustriALL Global Union]
CARICOM leaders urged to work with trade unions to address climate change 2015-11-27 [The Times]
Employers and trade unions agree to establish formal national bipartite forums 2015-11-09 [The Observer]


Cayman


Cuba

Cubans Celebrate International Workers'' Day 2016-05-02 [Prensa Latina]
Holguin’s Postal Workers “Strike” Proves Victorious 2016-03-06 [The Times]
The winds of change blow gently in Cuba 2016-02-01 [Equal Times]


Dominica

Teachers and families need help after TS Erika 2015-09-05 [Education Internationa]
LIME Dominica makes 28 employees redundant 2014-02-01 [TDN]
Gov’t, police at odds over salary increases 2012-11-23 [Dominica News online]


Dominican Republic

The Haitian sugar workers denied Dominican Republic pensions 2015-12-25 [Equal Times]
Dominican Republic: the Haitian sugar workers denied their pensions 2015-12-16 [Equal Times]
TUC condemns Dominican Republic's contionued failure to protect human rights 2015-12-12 [TUC]


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

Umbrella trade unions to hold joint May Day rally this year 2016-04-15 [Stabroek News]
Gov’t should ensure wage hikes for sugar workers 2016-03-25 [The Stabroek News]
GuySuCo tells sugar unions no wage hike for 2015 2016-03-23 [The Stabroek News]


Haiti

Haiti’s Mining Industry: Worker Rights in Peril 2016-02-02 [Solidarity Center]
Organised textile workers in Haiti call for taking to the streets 2016-01-25 [Workers Struggle]
Earthquake Anniversary: Garment Workers Still Struggle to Survive 2016-01-12 [Solidarity Center]


Jamaica

Petrojam workers upset that dispute with management will go to IDT 2016-04-27 [The Gleaner]
Unions left in the dark 2016-04-23 [Jamaica Gleaner]
Labour Ministry intervenes to avert strike at Petrojam 2016-04-23 [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

Beware trade union tsunami 2016-05-03 [Newsday]
Roget: Government afraid to amend labour laws 2016-05-03 [Trinidad Express]
Roget warns PM about ministers 2016-05-03 [Trinidad Guardian]


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