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Colin Jordan

Labor Minister to NUPW: Keep Fighting

Barbados’ largest public sector trade union is celebrating 75 years of “consistent” representation for the country’s working masses and is promising more of the same in the years ahead. Union officials including President, Akanni McDowall, acting General Secretary, Delcia Burke and Acting Assistant General Secretary, Wayne Waldron gathered at the Church of the Nazarene, Collymore Rock, St […]

Labour force sample survey restarts on Monday

The public is advised that officers will be back in the field from Monday, January 14, taking information for the Continuous Labour Force Sample Survey, which is being conducted by the Barbados Statistical Service (BSS). Field officers will be collecting data from selected households for the survey, which is in its first quarter. They will […]

Labour pains and victories

Since 2013, Barbados’ industrial relations climate has been fraught with volatility, and the first five months of 2018 was much of the same. At the beginning of the year, the National Union of Public Workers (NUPW) issued an ultimatum to the Freundel Stuart-led Government to respond to its pay concerns by January 15, or else […]

Christmas message: BWU says it will stand by retrenched workers

General Secretary of the Barbados Workers’ Union Senator Toni Moore has assured that the union will continue to represent the country’s workers and lend all support to recently retrenched workers. Below is the full text of the BWU’s Christmas message.   Christmas approaches: soon 2018 will be over. This is the season of reflection; when […]

Ministry wants feedback on Harassment Act

The Ministry of Labour and Social Partnership Relations is keen on learning about employers’ experiences since the implementation of the Employment Sexual Harassment (Prevention) Act, 2017. This was emphasized today by Labour Minister, Colin Jordan as he addressed the launch of two publications to support the Act, at the 3Ws Oval, University of the West […]

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