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Labour news from the Caribbean


Antigua


Barbuda


Bahamas

No merit to BPL’s ‘end of load shedding’, says union 2019-12-27 [Eyewitness News]
Angry Hotel Unions Raise Strike Threat 2019-11-11 [The Tribune]
NIB employees set to take strike vote on November 1 2019-10-31 [Eyewitness News]


Barbados

Director of Engineering, BWA union rep laud worker-led programme 2020-02-09 [The Advocate]
BWU: Economic gains not trickling down 2020-01-04 [Today]
BSTU to hold mass meeting on school violence 2019-11-12 [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

Minister addresses hotel and hospital staff 2019-10-25 [The Royal Gazette]
BPSU to tackle bullying and abuse 2019-07-06 [The Royal Gazette]
Union to tackle racism, xenophobia 2019-07-01 [The Gazette]


Caribbean

The privatisation of education under the spotlight 2020-01-13 [EI]
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]


Cayman


Cuba

CSC Director awarded medal from Cuban trade unions 2019-11-26 [Cuba Solidarity Campaign]
British trade unions display solidarity with Cuban unions at historic conference 2019-11-26 [Cuba Solidarity Campaign]
Cuba’s secret deal with Qatar to take up to 90% of doctors' wages 2019-11-19 [Freedom United]


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

Precarious, dangerous and with poverty wages, this is the job of hotel maids 2019-11-03 [Today]
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]


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

Russian owned bauxite company fires more than 300 workers 2020-02-04 [The Observer]
GB&GWU insists on arbitration, other demands before workers recall 2020-02-02 [Demerara Waves]
RUSAL sends home most of remaining workers 2020-01-30 [Demerara Waves]


Haiti

Haiti: Workers Still Struggle 10 Years After Earthquake 2020-01-09 [Solidarity Center]
Social upheaval and protests 2019-12-24 [BWI]
Unions in Haiti are fighting to save the country and need international support 2019-11-11 [IUF]


Jamaica

Noranda Bauxite settles workers' issues with three unions 2020-01-06 [The Observer]
Trade union promises to lobby for non-traditional areas of work 2020-01-04 [RJR]
NWU veterans urge PNP, JCTU to step in 2019-11-24 [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

One movement! One struggle! TIWU members show the way 2020-01-25 [NWU]
PTSC, MTS workers protest, write Imbert 2020-01-24 [Newsday]
BIGWU statement on demonetisation, money laundering and other corrupt financial activities 2019-12-22 [BIGWU]


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