Industrial Relations

Health Ministry P.S Agrees To Urgent Meeting With NWU

Press Release:-  Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Health, Wellness and Elderly Affairs, Mr. Benson Emile has agreed to have an urgent meeting with the National Workers Union (NWU) on Friday November...

Public Service, Labour Minister Address Concerns Of Seconded Victoria Hospital Staff

Press Release:- Minister with responsibility for the Public Service and Labour Honourable Virginia Albert-Poyotte, met with stakeholders on Tuesday October 26, 2021, to discuss unsettling matters associated with the transfer of...

NWU Seeks Urgent Meeting With Health Minister To Discuss Concerns Of Community Health Aides

Press Release:-  In a letter dated October 20, 2021, the National Workers Union (NWU) has requested an urgent meeting with Minister of Health, Wellness and Elderly Affairs, Hon. Moses Jn. Baptiste. This request...

NWU, Secure St. Lucia To Meet For Negotiations

Press Release:-  Management of Secure St. Lucia Ltd and officials from the National Workers Union (NWU) will meet tomorrow Thursday October 14, 2021 at 9 am at UNITY HOUSE in Sans Soucis,...

CSA, Other TUF Affiliates Agree To Defer Pay Increases Due To COVID-19 Impact

Press Release:- The St. Lucia Civil Service Association (CSA) and other affiliates of the St. Lucia Trade Union Federation agreed to defer payment of negotiated pay increases due for fiscal years: 20/21 and...

Albert-Poyotte Concerned Over Non-Unionised Workers

Minister for the Public Service, Home Affairs, Labour and Gender Affairs, Dr. Virginia Albert –Poyotte, declaring that she is in pursuit of giving trade unions and workers here their rightful place,...

Regional Trade Unions Reject LIAT Offer

CMC:-  Regional trade unions representing former employees of the cash-strapped regional airline, LIAT, say they rejected the latest offer by Caribbean shareholder governments to meet their financial obligations to the laid...

CSA Accuses CCC Of Victimisation In Staff Redundancies, Vows To Mount Legal Challenge

Press Release:-  Yesterday, the St. Lucia Civil Service Association (CSA) was advised that there were several redundancies made at the Castries Constituency Council (CCC). One of our members reported that she...

NWU Shelves Ultimatum To Secure St. Lucia

Press Release:- The Managing Director of Secure St. Lucia Ltd. Mr. Gabriel Pierre met recently with the Leadership of the National Workers Union (NWU) to discuss an outstanding industrial matter. The conversation concluded...

NWU Says Industrial Row Brewing With Secure St. Lucia Limited

Press Release:- On June 26, 2021 the National Workers Union (NWU) held a general staff meeting in its Southern Office at which employees of Secure St. Lucia Limited were in attendance....

SLTCCL, National Workers Union Sign New Industrial Agreement

Press Release:- The Board of Directors of the St. Lucia Teachers Credit Cooperative Limited led by Mr. Mc Orville Combie, and the National Workers Union Secretary General, Mr. Johann Harewood along with...

St Jude Hospital Meets Timeframe For Employee Payments

St Jude Hospital says it has met the timeframe for negotiated payments to employees of the institution who are represented by the National Workers Union (NWU). The disclosure came in a statement...

NWU To Launch Security Guards Council

Press Release:- The National Workers Union (NWU) is in the process of establishing a Security Guards Workers Council. The Council which will be a Unit of the NWU’s Operations will be selected...

NWU Supports ‘Bold Initiatives’ To Open Tourism Sector

Press Release:- The National Workers Union (NWU) endorses the bold initiatives currently being undertaken by the Government of Saint Lucia pertaining to the gradual opening up of the Tourism Sector.   While efforts...

318 OECS Nationals Travel To Canada For Employment

On Thursday, May 13th, the OECS Commission facilitated yet another charter flight to assist farm workers with travel to Canada. This marks the 3rd charter flight for 2021, since commercial flight cancellations...

Antigua: Severance Eligibility Cited For Tourism Workers Who Refuse COVID-19 Jab

While the debate continues about Covid-19 vaccinations possibly becoming mandatory in Antigua and Barbuda, employees in the tourism sector have been notified that severance pay could be on the cards for...

Italian Hospital Employee Accused Of Skipping Work For 15 Years

A hospital employee in Italy has been accused of skipping work on full pay for 15 years, local media report. The man is alleged to have stopped turning up to work at...

PM To Meet NWU Regarding St Jude Hospital Industrial Matters

Press Release:- Prime Minister Hon. Allen M Chastanet has informed the Leadership of the National Workers Union (NWU) that he is prepared to meet officials of the Union and its Shop...

Jamaica: Employers Warned Against Firing Workers Who Refuse COVID-19 Jab

JAMAICAN employers are being warned that they could find themselves on the wrong side of the law if they dismiss any employee who refuses to take the COVID-19 vaccine. The issue was...

NWU Appalled Over Situation In Security Services Sector

Press Release:- The National Workers Union (NWU) is extremely concerned about some of the industrial behavior being exhibited by certain employers within the Security Services Sector. The NWU is adamant that the coronavirus...

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