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JHWU and the LMIS signed a memorandum of understanding to promote the use of the database and the services for the domestic workers [IDWF] 2020-10-23

Union research highlights crucial role of state and ICT in quality education during COVID-19 and beyond [Education International] 2020-08-31

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

Protect health of 12,000 overseas J'can workers, urges trade unionist [The Observer] 2020-03-20

Trade union promises to lobby for non-traditional areas of work [RJR] 2020-01-04

Women trade union leaders preparing for the future [BWI] 2019-10-02

Women’s football team go on strike in protest at not being paid for historic World Cup performance [The Independent] 2019-09-08

After 9 months without pay, Jamaican women’s soccer team goes on strike [Think Progress] 2019-09-06

New round of minimum wage talks to begin soon [The Observer] 2019-06-30

'There is no work on a dead planet' [PSI] 2019-06-16

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Today's labour news


Question marks over NWU delegates selection in PNP race 2020-11-01 [The Gleaner]

JHWU and the LMIS signed a memorandum of understanding to promote the use of the database and the services for the domestic workers 2020-10-23 [IDWF]

Union research highlights crucial role of state and ICT in quality education during COVID-19 and beyond 2020-08-31 [Education International]

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]

Protect health of 12,000 overseas J'can workers, urges trade unionist 2020-03-20 [The Observer]

The power and plight of Jamaican women 2020-03-09 [The Observer]

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]

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]

Alpart anger - Workers cry foul, union points finger at local managers for ills 2019-09-18 [The Gleaner]

#Nopaynoplay – Reggae Girlz say will boycott Olympic qualifiers unless JFF pay contracts 2019-09-08 [IWF]

Women’s football team go on strike in protest at not being paid for historic World Cup performance 2019-09-08 [The Independent]

Reggae Girlz threaten to boycott Olympic qualifiers after ‘disgraceful’ pay dispute 2019-09-06 [The Athletic]

After 9 months without pay, Jamaican women’s soccer team goes on strike 2019-09-06 [Think Progress]

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]

'There is no work on a dead planet' 2019-06-16 [PSI]

Caribbean Cement workers demand NWU'S Valentine resignation 2019-05-12 [The Observer]

Ministry confirms joint bargaining policy at JISCO/Alpart 2019-04-16 [The Observer]

Construction workers get new wage rates; unions want wider coverage 2019-04-05 [The Observer]

JCTU supports proposal from opposition leader regarding contract workers 2019-03-17 [RJR]

Unions criticise private sector's position on IDT awards 2019-03-04 [The Observer]

Workers to relocate from Oceana hazard ‘in months’, says Clarke 2019-02-09 [The Gleaner]

Construction workers, master builders to sign new wage pact 2019-02-05 [The Observer]

BITU rejects 'generalised' allegations of corruption among Dunn's River workers 2019-01-04 [The Observer]

Windalco production workers agitated over unpaid retroactive wages 2018-12-28 [RJR]

Mr Dwight Nelson will be remembered by the hewers of wood and drawers of water 2018-12-27 [The Observer]

Nelson hailed for service to J'can working class 2018-12-25 [The Observer]

'Gov't and Police Federation sign wage agreement' 2018-12-15 [Gleaner]

Meetings underway to end workers' strike at KFTL 2018-12-08 [RJR]

‘Christmas barrels’ stuck as port workers strike 2018-12-08 [The Gleaner]

JCTU joins chorus against Scotia's transitional changes 2018-11-29 [The Observer]

BITU says Scotiabank dispute could become regional 2018-11-23 [The Observer]

PCS reacts to Amber Rudd Home Office comments 2018-11-02 [PCS]

Minister urged to press Jamaica over wage deductions of migrant workers in Canada 2018-10-01 [National Newswatch]

'Enough is enough' - Operations halted at New Day bauxite plant as workers protest 2018-09-25 [The Daily Observer]

Windalco workers to continue strike Tuesday after failed meeting with management 2018-09-25 [RJR]

'Gov't, nurses sign new wage agreement' 2018-09-13 [Jamaica Observer]

'Nurses Association of Jamaica (NAJ) , gov't sign wage deal' 2018-09-12 [Gleaner]

Montego Bay Metro Workers Back On Strike 2018-09-07 [Irie FM]

MoBay Metro workers return to work 2018-09-06 [The Gleaner]

Troja Primary School workers on strike 2018-09-04 [Irie FM]

Montego Bay Metro bus service workers on strike 2018-09-04 [The Loop]

MoBay Metro workers strike, leaving students stranded 2018-09-04 [The Observer]

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This month in labour history


25-12-1831 The Great Jamaican Slave Revolt begins; an 11 day rebellion that started involving up to 60,000 of Jamaica's 300,000 slaves following Baptist preacher, Samuel Sharpe. Over 200 slaves lose their lives. [more]