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Labour news from the Caribbean


Antigua


Barbuda


Bahamas

Govt’S Sandals Directive Takes Workers ‘Pre-1958’ 2016-09-21 [Tribune 242]
Miller: Unions Preventing Quality Utility Supplies 2016-08-31 [Tribune 242]
Unions Threaten ‘Shut Down’ Over Sandals 2016-08-26 [Tribune 242]


Barbados

Strike looming at airport 2016-09-25 [The Nation]
BRA cloud 2016-09-07 [Today]
‘Too many free riders’ - Call for all workers to make a contribution 2016-08-28 [The Advocate]


Belize

Social partners matter - PM meets with unions 2016-09-21 [The Guardian]
Port of Belize and CWU Signs onto Newly Negotiated CBA 2016-05-27 [Love FM]
Garifuna stalwart, Celeo Álvarez Casildo, dies at 57 from throat cancer 2016-04-13 [Amandala]


Bermuda

Time of celebration in Bermuda 2016-09-03 [The Royal Gazette]
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]


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

GROOMED TO SPEND Welcome to the new Cuba, where dog baths cost what some state workers make in a whole paycheck 2016-05-30 [Quartz]
Country Is Seeing Increasing Work Protests 2016-05-28 [The Times]
Viva Cuba! Viva! 2016-05-12 [CUPW]


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

Medical Association and government return to talks 2016-09-01 [Today]
Hundreds of Dominican Food Workers Win Union 2016-06-06 [Solidarity Center]
The Haitian sugar workers denied Dominican Republic pensions 2015-12-25 [Equal Times]


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

NAACIE supports union recognition for RUSAL workers in keeping with the law 2016-09-01 [Stabroek News]
Nagamootoo urges worker training for oil sector; CCWU concerned about insufficient govt funding for Critchlow Labour College 2016-08-22 [Wave]
Bosai workers protest sloth in wage negotiations 2016-08-20 [The Stabroek News]


Haiti

2 day strike announced in public transit 2016-08-24 [Haiti Libre]
Strike by resident doctors grinds on 2016-07-25 [The Times-Union]
Demand Reinstatement of Union Organizer 2016-05-17 [BO]


Jamaica

Trade union hopes for positive outcome from negotiations with NWC management 2016-09-23 [The Gleaner]
NWC workers return to work after yesterday’s strike 2016-09-15 [The Gleaner]
NWC Workers Strike 2016-09-14 [The Gleaner]


Montserrat


Suriname


Maarten


Vincent


Grenadines


Kitts


Nevis


Lucia


Trinidad and Tobago

Roget to PM: Don’t ignore us 2016-09-17 [The Express]
Union wants Nidco to settle unpaid wages 2016-08-19 [The Guardian]
TOFCO workers protest 2016-08-13 [Newsday]


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