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Labour news from the Caribbean


Antigua


Barbuda


Bahamas

TUC President Renews Call for Redundancy Fund 2020-03-31 [The Bahama Journal]
WSC union calls for expedition of legal dispute 2020-03-04 [Eyewitness News]
No merit to BPL’s ‘end of load shedding’, says union 2019-12-27 [Eyewitness News]


Barbados

BWU clarifies vacation option 2020-04-06 [Barbados Today]
BWU: Vacation up to workers 2020-04-02 [Nation News]
Director of Engineering, BWA union rep laud worker-led programme 2020-02-09 [The Advocate]


Belize

N.T.U.C.B. stands in solidarity with waterfront workers 2020-03-14 [News5]
Stevedores and teachers supported in intended industrial action 2020-03-12 [LoveFM]
PSU AND NSUB send their condolences to the fallen BDF soldiers 2020-03-04 [Love FM]


Bermuda

BIU Mourns The Loss of Brother Glen Simmons 2020-03-05 [Bernews]
Minister addresses hotel and hospital staff 2019-10-25 [The Royal Gazette]
BPSU to tackle bullying and abuse 2019-07-06 [The Royal Gazette]


Caribbean

BWI and ILO to conduct COVID-19 online training conferences 2020-04-04 [BWI]
To the leaders of CARICOM and the broader Caribbean community 2020-02-23 [NWU]
The privatisation of education under the spotlight 2020-01-13 [EI]


Cayman


Cuba

Discipline, responsibility and solidarity in time of COVID-19 2020-03-27 [BWI]
On Sovereignties and Solidarities 2020-03-20 [Nacla]
CSC Director awarded medal from Cuban trade unions 2019-11-26 [Cuba Solidarity Campaign]


Dominica

Public workers under threat of victimization for political affiliation says Thomas Letang 2019-10-15 [The News]
Life Saving, Sesame Solar Nanogrid Disaster Recovery Office to be deployed at Princess Margaret Hospital on June 1, 2018 2018-06-04 [ITUC]
PM describes port workers protest as illegal, selfish 2018-03-17 [The Times]


Dominican Republic

Workers’ brigades distribute thousands of COVID-19 food packs 2020-04-04 [BWI]
Post-Electoral Crisis in the Dominican Republic (Interview) 2020-03-03 [NACLA ]
Precarious, dangerous and with poverty wages, this is the job of hotel maids 2019-11-03 [Today]


Grenada

GTUC: Child Sexual Abuse and Domestic Violence have a direct impact on the workforce 2019-05-05 [The New Today]
Republic Bank and BGWU sign agreement for workers 2019-02-05 [The New Today]
Mitchell to order Cabinet Ministers to scab during teachers strike 2018-12-04 [The New Today]


Guyana

COVID-19: GAWU calls on GuySuCo to suspend operations, support sugar workers financially 2020-04-03 [Stabroek News]
FITUG calls on gov’t to provide relief to workers dislocated by coronavirus 2020-03-31 [Stabroek News]
GAWU mulling nationwide strike if sugar workers’ wage hike not retroactive to 2019 2020-02-22 [The Stabroek News]


Haiti

Hospital Workers Say They Are Unprepared to Handle Coronavirus Patients 2020-03-07 [VoA]
Capital's streets blocked as protests spread 2020-02-26 [BBC]
Generalised violence throws education system into chaos 2020-02-23 [EI]


Jamaica

Adjusted work hours needed during curfew period, says CSA 2020-04-01 [RJR News]
NAJ not surprised healthcare worker diagnosed with coronavirus 2020-03-31 [RJR News]
Protect health of 12,000 overseas J'can workers, urges trade unionist 2020-03-20 [The Observer]


Montserrat


Suriname

Alcoa closure in Suriname: IndustriALL calls for a fair deal for workers 2018-11-20 [IndustriALL]


Maarten


Vincent


Grenadines


Kitts


Nevis


Lucia


Trinidad and Tobago

TTUTA Exec: Expect schools to remain closed longer 2020-04-06 [Trinidad Guardian]
TUTTA: TT not ready for CXC e-testing, consider 2021 2020-04-05 [Newsday]
Unions meet Ansa McAl to discuss worker well-being, business continuity 2020-04-04 [Newsday]


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