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Labour news from the Caribbean


Antigua


Barbuda


Bahamas

Union Chief Demands Work Permit Freeze Over Govt Austerity 2017-08-04 [Tribune 242]
'BPSU Stands with Post Office Employees' 2017-07-31 [Bahama Journal]
Bpl ‘Critical’ Without New Equipment 2017-05-30 [Tribune 242]


Barbados

BWU threatens to shame union-busting companies 2017-08-18 [Today]
BWU Conference to focus on workers 2017-08-18 [The Advocate]
Gender based violence still prevalent 2017-08-13 [Today]


Belize

Workers Protest for a ‘Living Wage’ 2017-06-18 [teleSUR]
Fairtrade Farmers Confront Child Labor 2017-06-11 [FoodTank]
The significance of the BNTU election 2017-04-22 [Amandala]


Bermuda

Roll-back on commitments in pre-election negotiations 2017-07-07 [Education International]
This is our official Labour Day – Hayward 2017-05-02 [The Royal Gazette]
Industrial action was ‘unlawful’ 2017-01-17 [The Royal Gazette]


Caribbean

LIAT pilots withdraw strike threat 2017-05-26 [The Times]
'Industrial unrest at LIAT' 2017-04-02 [Barbados Today]
'LIAT unions say no to late payment of salaries' 2017-04-02 [Barbados Today]


Cayman


Cuba

Youth to Lead May Day Parade in Sancti Spíritus 2017-04-27 [Escambray]
State Companies Want to Reinstate Worker Vigilance 2017-03-17 [Havana Times]
Four workers dead in bridge collapse 2016-11-24 [Reuters]


Dominica

Teachers and families need help after TS Erika 2015-09-05 [Education Internationa]
LIME Dominica makes 28 employees redundant 2014-02-01 [TDN]


Dominican Republic

Free Zone Workers Call for Wage Increase 2017-04-09 [Prensa Latina]
Teleperformance blocked from firing Dominican union leader 2017-03-29 [UNI Global Union]
Medical Association and government return to talks 2016-09-01 [Today]


Grenada

Grenada Gov't And Unions Reach Agreement On New Salaries 2017-03-29 [jamaica-gleaner]
NDC greets Grenada workers on May Day 2015-05-01 [Spice Islander]
Workers’ Concern VS Business Interest 2014-11-15 [Spice Islander]


Guyana

'GPSU calls on Pres. Granger to intervene in wage talk' 2017-07-27 [Kaieteur News]
Union considers legal action against GTT over sacking of workers 2017-07-18 [The Stabroek News]
GuySuCo warns it may be forced to close Uitvlugt estate 2017-05-23 [The Stabroek News]


Haiti

Textile workers denounce violations of ILO conventions 2017-08-14 [IAMAW]
Haiti textile workers denounce violations of ILO conventions 2017-08-09 [IndustriALL]
Standoff between the government and labor unions 2017-08-04 [Haiti Libre]


Jamaica

Robinson seeks to avert strike at UDC operations in St Ann 2017-08-17 [The Observer]
Gas stations running low on fuel as truck drivers strike 2017-08-16 [The Gleaner]
Finance ministry meets Friday with public sector unions 2017-08-02 [The Observer]


Montserrat


Suriname


Maarten


Vincent


Grenadines


Kitts


Nevis


Lucia


Trinidad and Tobago

CWU to meet with Young on TDC workers’ future next week 2017-08-19 [The Guardian]
Unions deliver letter to Rowley 2017-08-19 [Newsday]
Trade Union Federations plead with PM to hold urgent meeting 2017-08-19 [The Loop]


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