Tag Archives: Employment Rights Bill

BLP Opposing Workers Rights

Not a day has passed that the Government has not been pilloried for its management of this country. That in itself might not be a bad thing because it would serve to keep them on their toes, instead it has made them paranoid. However, that level of pillorying has become the norm to the extent […]

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Are Trade Unions Still Relevant?

Sir Leroy Trotman who heads the Barbados Workers Union (BWU) has accused DIAMONDS International of firing 30 workers because they attended a union meeting on the weekend. Sir Roy has threatened to shut the country down if the foreign owned entity does not review it position. Caswell Franklyn who heads Unity Trade Union and veteran […]

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NIS Vigil

The news that the Barbados Rights Bill is currently being debated in parliament is good news. It is one of many bills which was in danger of being still born. Of interest to BU though is the visibility which a successful reading of the legislation will afford Dr. the Hon. Esther Byer-Suckoo, M.P who is […]

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