Industrial Relations

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...

Several Unvaccinated Teachers In Saint Vincent & The Grenadines Fired

CMC News:-  Several teachers have been formally dismissed from their jobs for failure to take a COVID-19 vaccine as mandated without medical or religious exemptions, the St. Vincent and the Grenadines...

Vincentian Police Welfare Chief Loses Job Over Vaccine Mandate

KINGSTOWN, St Vincent (CMC) – Head of the Police Welfare Association in St Vincent and the Grenadines, Station Sergeant Brenton Smith has lost his job because of his refusal to comply...

Boss Says Sorry For ‘Blundered’ Zoom Firing Of 900 Staff

BBC News:- The boss of a US mortgage company, who fired hundreds of his staff in a Zoom meeting has said he is "deeply sorry" for the way the lay-offs were handled. The...

U.S. Boss Fires Hundreds Of Employees During Zoom Call

BBC News:- THE boss of a US firm has been deluged with criticism after he fired around 900 of his staff on a single Zoom call. “If you’re on this call you’re...

New York’s Workers Must All Have Vaccine By 27 December

BBC News:- All New Yorkers will need to be vaccinated if they want to go to work, the city's mayor has announced. Public sector employers already have to be inoculated, but the...

CNN Fires Chris Cuomo

CNN:- CNN said Saturday that anchor Chris Cuomo has been "terminated" by the network, "effective immediately." The announcement came after an outside law firm was retained to review information about exactly how Cuomo...

Unions To discuss Antigua Government’s Offer To Ex LIAT Workers

Barbados Today:-  Trade unions representing LIAT workers across the Caribbean will meet virtually next week to examine an offer which hundreds of terminated employees of the Antigua-based airline have been given...

‘Take It Or Leave It’ Former LIAT Employees Told

CMC News:-   Prime Minister Gaston Browne has told former employees of the cash-strapped regional airline, LIAT, that they have a choice to either accept or reject the compassionate settlement his administration...

Martinique Trade Unions Call General Strike

RFI:- Trade unions on the French Caribbean island of Martinique have called for a general strike as of Monday. Their demands include an end to mandatory Covid-19 vaccinations, a salary hike, and...

Antigua Offers 50% Severance To Former LIAT Employees

CMC:-  The Antigua and Barbuda government has announced its support for an offer of 50 per cent of the severance payment owed to former employees of the cash-strapped regional airline, LIAT. A...

Cabot Saint Lucia Celebrates Milestone of 100 Saint Lucians Joining Their Project

Press Release:-  Cabot Saint Lucia announced today that they are celebrating the 100th Saint Lucian joining their project, including those hired directly and through contractor arrangements. “This is a significant milestone for...

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