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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

Strike by health workers clears appointment mix-up, gets weekly meets 2020-05-21 [Barbados News]
BWU clarifies vacation option 2020-04-06 [Barbados Today]
BWU: Vacation up to workers 2020-04-02 [Nation News]


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 Special Meeting For All Government Workers 2020-06-27 [Bernews]
BIU Mourns The Loss of Brother Glen Simmons 2020-03-05 [Bernews]
Minister addresses hotel and hospital staff 2019-10-25 [The Royal Gazette]


Caribbean

Labour Congress, JTUM express solidarity with BLM 2020-06-10 [Newsday]
Unions push for workplace audit 2020-05-03 [BWI]
BWI and ILO to conduct COVID-19 online training conferences 2020-04-04 [BWI]


Cayman


Cuba

Blockade of Cuba hinders COVID-19 response 2020-05-01 [BWI]
Discipline, responsibility and solidarity in time of COVID-19 2020-03-27 [BWI]
On Sovereignties and Solidarities 2020-03-20 [Nacla]


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

Domestic workers and COVID-19: Liliam Marrero, General Secretary of UNFETRAH-FENAMUTRA 2020-05-30 [IDWF]
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 ]


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

GAWU Head Komal Chand passes away 2020-04-09 [Stabroek News]
Veteran sugar union leader, Komal Chand, dies at 75 2020-04-09 [Kaieteur News]
Veteran trade unionist and politician, Komal Chand dies 2020-04-09 [Demerara Waves]


Haiti

Back at Work, Haiti Garment Workers Risk COVID-19 2020-04-25 [Solidarity Center]
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]


Jamaica

Household workers dying for lockdown pay 2020-04-26 [The Gleaner]
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]


Montserrat


Suriname

old mine closed over union dispute following COVID-19 outbreak 2020-06-18 [The Times-Colonist]
Workers to contest parliamentary election 2020-05-23 [BWI]
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 warns: ‘Dangerous’ disinfectant used in schools 2020-06-26 [Newsday]
NATUC: Pay us or else 2020-06-24 [Newsday]
Reddock: Pregnancy in the workplace seen as act of 'spite' 2020-06-21 [Newsday]


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