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Labour news from the Caribbean


Antigua


Barbuda


Bahamas

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]
Educators express solidarity with all those affected by Hurricane Dorian 2019-09-05 [EI]


Barbados

BSTU to hold mass meeting on school violence 2019-11-12 [Today]
BWU eyes education, green power 2019-10-09 [Today]
‘More unity’ 2019-09-07 [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

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

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

GuySuCo aiming for new 55,000 white sugar plant at Albion – GAWU 2019-11-24 [The Stabroek News]
20,000 gov’t workers, GPL, GuySuCo taxing treasury -Finance Minister 2019-11-11 [Demerara Waves]
Totaltec contract outlawing trade union membership raises oil and gas concerns – Lewis 2019-09-13 [The Stabroek News]


Haiti

Unions in Haiti are fighting to save the country and need international support 2019-11-11 [IUF]
40+ Haitian Labor Groups Call for Vast Reforms 2019-10-16 [Solidarity Center]
Daily protests are paralyzing Haiti. Here’s why. 2019-10-15 [The Post]


Jamaica

NWU veterans urge PNP, JCTU to step in 2019-11-24 [The Observer]
Women trade union leaders preparing for the future 2019-10-02 [BWI]
Union leaders offer to mediate in Cockpit Country stand-off 2019-09-20 [The Gleaner]


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

PM: OWTU refinery arrangement a beacon of hope for TT 2019-11-11 [Newsday]
Labour Minister missed the point 2019-11-03 [The Express]
Roget: Baptiste-Primus didn’t save workers 2019-10-22 [Newsday]


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