The Agreement states:
The Barbados Hotel Tourism Association (BHTA) commitment was given in consultation and cooperation and in keeping with the principles enunciated in the ILO Convention 122 on employment policy. It states that where appropriate with workers’ organisations and our representatives, workers at the level of the undertaking having regard to economic and social measures that should be taken to counteract employment, help workers find jobs, increase the number of jobs available and minimise the consequences of unemployment as in agreement with the principles outlined above that the parties are committed to the following
(1) A coordinated response to communication with employees and employers in the sector and the general public to promote the highest standard of labour management principles in compliance with the collective agreement and the existing labour legislation and in so doing each party agrees to furnish the other immediately details of where such standards have not been met so that appropriate investigation and corrective measures can be taken.
(2) To reactivate as a matter of urgency Part 36 of the collective agreement consultative committee which allows for a structured mechanism for consultations with regard to key issues like labour market information, how to improve labour management relations, adopt common approaches where possible to the development of tourism and hospitality in Barbados.
(3) We commit in conjunction with Government to the organisation of coordinates and comprehensive hygiene and safety measures and the proposal of the safe reopening of the tourism and hospitality sector via protocols for the reopening of the accommodation sector.
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