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Social Partners bent on solutions

Representatives of the Social Partnership are eager to see an end to the mountain of economic, labour and other challenges facing the island. And at a full meeting of the Social Partnership, chaired by Prime Minister Freundel Stuart, this morning at the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre, Government, private sector and labour movement representatives all agreed […]

Savouring victory

Savouring victory

Prime Minister Freundel Stuart was on hand this evening to share in Barbadian jockey Rico Walcott’s first Sandy Lane Gold Cup win. Walcott claimed the coveted race aboard Sayler’s Creek in the 34th running of the prestigious horse race at the historic Garrison Savannah. Second place went to Daunting David and Knight Rider was third. The winning horse was one […]

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 […]

Recovery talks

Recovery talks

Prime Minister Freundel Stuart has put Government’s players in the Social Partnership on notice.

It is crunch time

It is crunch time

The Barbados economy is “in imminent danger” and Barbadians will have a “much more painful time” if action is not taken now.

‘Some pain’ needed in order to gain

‘Some pain’ needed in order to gain

The trade union movement is expecting “some pain” from new efforts to fix the Barbados economy, but is appealing to its partners in Government and the private sector to do all they can to retain jobs.

Business pillars

The Barbados Entrepreneurship Foundation has been working since 2009 with many partners, stakeholders and sponsors in the Social Partnership to transform Barbados into the Number One Entrepreneurial Hub in the World by 2020.

Social partners committed

Social partners committed

Relations between trade unions in social partnership seem to be warming

Strong partnership

Strong partnership

It will be another year before Government and its partners in the private sector and trade union movement are able to sign a new agreement officially signalling their intent to cooperate.