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NCC workers to stage march on Monday

NCC workers to stage march on Monday

Employees of the National Conservation Commission will hit the streets on Monday morning, at least those represented by the National Union of Public Workers. The industrial action follows weeks of protracted negotiations, compounded by yesterday’s no-show by the NCC’s general manager Keith Neblett at the Labour Department for ongoing talks with Minister of Labour Dr […]

End to NCC dispute may be in sight

End to NCC dispute may be in sight

A solution appears in sight to the bitter dispute over the contentious layoffs of 200 workers at the National Conservation Commission(NCC). Word of this from Deputy General Secretary of the Barbados Workers Union, Dwaine Paul this morning, as his union and the National Union of Public Workers summoned NCC workers to a meeting to update […]

DePeiza off to Brazil

The head of this island’s umbrella trade union body has gone to Brazil to discuss labour markets as they relate to empowering citizens for a better quality of life in Barbados. General secretary of the Congress of Trade Unions and Staff Associations, Dennis DePeiza has been addressing the Inter-American Development Bank Civil Society Forum in […]

Labour Minister intervenes in BWA-BWU impasse

Labour Minister intervenes in BWA-BWU impasse

Minister of Labour Dr Esther Byer-Suckoo has intervened to try to resolve the impasse between the Barbados Workers’ Union (BWU) and the Barbados Water Authority (BWA). She is chairing a meeting attended by chief labour officer Vincent Burnett, a delegation from the BWU led by general secretary Sir Roy Trotman, and a BWA team headed […]

Fresh start

Fresh start

  An estimated 130 former LIME workers now have a new employer after they were recently terminated from the company as part of a restructuring programme. The employees started working for Swedish multinational technology company Ericsson from today, under an agreement which resulted in 200 of LIME’s service support and delivery and associated customer support […]

A thorny issue

There is the common saying that “English is a universal language”. This can well be matched by that of “absenteeism is a universal workplace problem”.

Maintaining image

The West Indies Cricket Board is one the regional institutions that falls under the category as an employer.

The fear of change

At the level of organisations and workplaces there is usually a fear and resistance to change.

Earning respect

One of the things that most Barbadians have been taught by their grandparents or elders, is that “respect is due to a dog”.