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Labour news from the Caribbean


Antigua


Barbuda


Bahamas

Minimum Wage Not On Agenda - It Is Now: $300 A Week 2019-08-20 [The Tribune]
Foulkes: Despite union unrest, partnership with unions remain ‘active and strong’ 2019-06-11 [Eyewitness News]
Union leaders lament ‘poor’ working conditions at Labour Day Parade 2019-06-09 [Eyewitness News]


Barbados

McDowall: no leadership crisis among trade unions 2019-08-07 [Today]
Unions get failing grade 2019-08-04 [The Advocate]
Leadership crisis in unions? 2019-07-06 [Today]


Belize

KHMH workers union certified as a sole bargaining agent for hospital workers 2019-06-13 [BBN]
KHMH Workers Union Certified as Sole Bargaining Agent 2019-06-13 [The Reporter]
KHMH 630 plus staff now Unionized! 2019-06-13 [Love FM]


Bermuda

BPSU to tackle bullying and abuse 2019-07-06 [The Royal Gazette]
Union to tackle racism, xenophobia 2019-07-01 [The Gazette]
SAL workers plan quickfire return 2019-06-29 [The Royal Gazette]


Caribbean

LIAT Advised To Meet All Regional Trade Unions 2019-03-17 [The Times]
Unions discuss building power in Caribbean tourism sector 2019-02-22 [ITF]
Caribbean unions continue to strengthen outreach and cooperation in the region 2018-11-21 [IndustriALL]


Cayman


Cuba

2,000 construction workers are connected 2019-07-31 [BWI]
Government announces increase in wages as part of economic reform 2019-07-01 [NBC]
Building trade union unity 2019-05-14 [BWI]


Dominica

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]
Ross University job losses ‘unfortunate’, says Dominica union 2018-01-09 [WIC News]


Dominican Republic

Death of 5 construction workers unleashes national mobilizations 2019-07-31 [BWI]
Sex workers stand up against torture and ill-treatment by police 2019-03-30 [Amnesty International]
Mobilizations against Social Security System reform take the streets 2019-03-21 [BWI]


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

Field foremen/women in sugar industry get 3%-4% increase 2019-07-10 [The Stabroek News]
Guyana Goldfields workers call off strike 2019-07-06 [Demerara Waves]
'We want wifi and food': Union reps hold talks with Labour Dep’t to resolve Aurora mine strike 2019-07-05 [Stabroek]


Haiti

Strike paralyses Haiti, protesters demand president resign 2019-06-11 [al Jazeera]
Haiti’s political and social crisis persists despite the deceptive calm 2019-05-31 [Equal Times]
Haiti endorses the Safe Schools Declaration 2019-02-14 [Education International]


Jamaica

UCASE calls for legislation making it mandatory for all workers to contribute to pension scheme 2019-08-06 [RJR]
Trade unionist wants attention paid to quality of jobs 2019-07-26 [The Observer]
New round of minimum wage talks to begin soon 2019-06-30 [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

Union reports FCB ‘parking offence’ to Industrial Court 2019-08-06 [Newsday]
Ministry ordered to reinstate bank worker’s complaint 2019-07-23 [The Guardian]
Cabrera: Find alternatives to settle disputes 2019-07-23 [Newsday]


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