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Airport workers protest

Unionised workers at the Grantley Adams International Airport are off the job at this hour.

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Barbados TODAY understands that some employees are picketing outside the airport, to protest the recent breakdown in pay negotiations between management of the airport and the National Union of Public Workers.

Despite the protests, flights into and out of the island are said to be operating as normal.

11 Responses to Airport workers protest

  1. Eddy Murray
    Eddy Murray November 25, 2016 at 12:46 pm

    No planes coming in now but when you see 1.30 every person going back inside to take up thework stations

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  2. Cheryl Best
    Cheryl Best November 25, 2016 at 12:57 pm

    So wait wa kinda protests it is

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    • Eddy Murray
      Eddy Murray November 25, 2016 at 1:03 pm

      That what they does all the time. When no planes are coming they do the protesting. Watch and see then

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    • Cheryl Best
      Cheryl Best November 25, 2016 at 1:05 pm

      Waloss crazy people

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  3. Antionette Sealy November 25, 2016 at 1:46 pm

    Watch the waste pipe at the Airport. Same action plan that took place at Combermere. Different actors. Sabotage has taken over from voluntarism.

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  4. Smith Maxine
    Smith Maxine November 25, 2016 at 1:53 pm

    Freundel, you need to assert yourself here…you’ve got enough unemployed folks in Barbados, so issue your warning and take action; e.g., Ronald Reagan.

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  5. Diana Cummins
    Diana Cummins November 25, 2016 at 2:24 pm

    Natasha you are so correct..want big raised and only give three hours of work per day…sickening some of them..

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  6. Maaz A Love
    Maaz A Love November 25, 2016 at 3:17 pm

    Where’s the cameras in all ports of entries and police stations etc- protest that to..

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  7. jrsmith November 25, 2016 at 6:35 pm

    Barbados is so tin pot just like the past and present on a certain continent…..but bajans are how they are. my Caribbean friends are laughing at us…

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  8. Carson C Cadogan November 25, 2016 at 10:39 pm

    I hope when you find your pay packets a little short next pay day you know why.

    But then again lets wait and see if the NUPW makes up the shortfall.

    Which I doubt that they will do being that the NUPW strike fund is empty.

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