Wednesday, August 10, 2022

Industrial Relations

Voice Publishing Company Employees To Benefit From New Industrial Contract

Journalists, reporters and other ancillary workers employed with the Voice Publishing Company will now benefit from new arrangements made between the media company and the National Workers Union (NWU). From the three-year...

More Foreign Employers Seeking Caribbean Workers

Caribbean Employment Services Inc., a market-leading online talent acquisition service based in Barbados but operating throughout the Caribbean, has noticed a marked increase in the number of international employers seeking to...

Regional Employers, Workers Collaborate On Gender Based Violence Policy

The Caribbean is one step closer to having joint Regional Guidelines for Gender Based Violence (GBV) at the Workplace Level. On Wednesday 18th May, 2022, over 130 persons from 18 Caribbean countries...

ILO Says Collective Workplace Bargaining Essential For Global Recovery

In the fast-changing world of work, the UN International Labour Organization (ILO) highlighted on Thursday just how important dialogue between workers and management is to the global post-pandemic recovery – and...

Government Moves To Rectify Delays In Payments To Home Caregivers

The Ministry of Equity, Social Justice and Empowerment is again placing on record, its strong stance in relation to the on-time payment of hundreds of individuals employed under the Home Caregivers...

“The Labour Department Needs A Shake-Up!”

"The Labour Department needs a shake-up and you have to help us to shake that department," Labour Minister Dr. Virginia Albert-Poyotte disclosed at a May Day rally organised by the St....

TUF President Urges Decent Compensation, Respect For Workers

The President of the St. Lucia Trade Union Federation (TUF), describing workers as the backbone of the economy, urged adequate compensation and respect for them. "There can be no development without workers,"...

Cyprian Montrope Returned Unopposed As CSA President

The St. Lucia Civil Service Association (CSA) held its Elections of Executive Council members and Trustees on April 27, 2022, and the following persons were elected to serve for the term June 1,...

RCI Staff Disgruntled Over Pay, Other Issues – NWU Seeking Urgent Meeting With Management

Disgruntled staff of Radio Caribbean International (RCI) downed tools on Friday morning as the National Workers Union (NWU) sought an urgent meeting with management to discuss pay and other issues. "The employees...

CSA President Welcomes Promised Salary Hikes, Defends Public Servants’ Job Performance

The Saint Lucia Civil Service Association (CSA) has welcomed Prime Minister Philip J. Pierre's announcement that his administration will honor the former government's promise and pay salary hikes to public servants...

Saint Lucia Public Servants To Get Salary Hikes By End Of April 2022

Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Philip J. Pierre has announced that his government will honor the former administration's promise and pay salary hikes to public servants by the end of...

Fedee Says Government Can Renew GIS Employees’ Contracts

Three Government Information Service (GIS) employees the opposition claims the labour administration fired were 'seasoned professionals' and the 'heartbeat of GIS programming,' former Information and Broadcasting Minister Dominic Fedee says. The United...

Hilaire Responds To Reports Of GIS Employee Dismissals

Information Minister Dr. Ernest Hilaire has accused opposition leader Allen Chastanet and his 'surrogates' of being 'disingenuous and blatantly dishonest' for claiming that the government fired three employees of the Government...

NWU Holds Key Meeting At Union Agricultural Station

The Leadership of the National Workers Union (NWU) and officials from the Ministry of Agriculture met on Thursday March 24, 2022 at the Union Agricultural Station. The union conveyed its position regarding upcoming negotiations...

Pierre Reiterates Need For ‘Livable’ Wage

Against the backdrop of a hike in gasoline, diesel, and LPG 100 lb cylinders as of Monday and a continuing rise in the cost of living, Prime Minister Philip J. Pierre...

Guyana: Majority Of Teachers Shun ‘Isolation Day’

Guyana Chronicle:- THE Ministry of Education has reported that 74 per cent of its teachers reported for work and delivered their lessons on Monday, despite calls from the Guyana Teachers’ Union (GTU)...

T&T Union Leaders Urge Public Servants To Defy Vaccination Policy

CMC News:-  Trade union leaders in Trinidad on Tuesday called on public sector workers to reject the mandatory vaccination policy of the government and turn up for work on January 16...

Antigua & Barbuda Makes Compassionate Payment To Resident Former LIAT Workers

The Government of Antigua and Barbuda announced Monday that it had dispatched EC$2,000,000 to the LIAT Court-appointed Receiver for distribution to resident former LIAT workers. "This sum is intended to meet partial...

Mottley Warns Lives Are At Risk In Strike By Nurses

Barbados Today:-  Prime Minister Mia Mottley today warned the lives of Barbadians are at risk as she chided the positions taken by Opposition Leader Bishop Joseph Atherley and veteran trade unionist...

NWU, National Housing Corporation In Industrial Negotiations

Press Release:-  Industrial negotiations between the Management of the Saint Lucia National Housing Corporation and the Leadership and Shop Stewards of the National Workers Union (NWU) have begun. The talks which are being...

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