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Labour news from the Caribbean


Antigua


Barbuda


Bahamas

NCTUB on the passing of Sister Nelerene “Nell” Harding 2016-05-17 [The Weekly]
Labour Director stops strike vote 2016-04-14 [The News]
Pm Slams Strike Threat At Grand Lucayan Hotel 2016-03-19 [Tribune 242]


Barbados

Jada workers meeting with BWU 2016-06-24 [The Nation]
Workers treated like ‘modern day slaves’ 2016-06-18 [Today]
Jada cuts 2016-06-03 [Today]


Belize

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]
BTL workers demonstrate? 2016-02-20 [Breaking 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

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

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]
Dominican Republic: the Haitian sugar workers denied their pensions 2015-12-16 [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

Worker safety in manufacturing sector under focus 2016-06-24 [Stabroek News]
'Govt., GPSU begin talks on wages today' 2016-06-22 [Kaieteur News]
'‘40% and allowances’ - GPSU states demands ahead of talks with Gov’t today' 2016-06-21 [Guyana Chronicle]


Haiti

Demand Reinstatement of Union Organizer 2016-05-17 [BO]
Textile Workers Pledge to Mobilize Against Repression 2016-05-17 [BO]
Workers Shut Down SONAPI Industrial Park, Demanding Wages 2016-05-17 [BO]


Jamaica

BITU, NWU seek support in organising hotel construction workers 2016-06-14 [The Observer]
The productivity revolution and Jamaica's household workers 2016-06-12 [The Gleaner]
'PCJ served with 72-hour strike notice by Petcom Production workers' 2016-06-06 [Radio Jamaica]


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

'RHA workers protest during City Day parade' 2016-06-25 [Trinidad Newsday]
Government angers JTUM leader 2016-06-20 [Newsday]
ATGWU declares war on PNM, UNC 2016-06-20 [Newsday]


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