Category: Social 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.

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PM: Social partnership will not die

Against the background of a fracture between the BWU and CTUSAB Prime Minister Freundel Stuart committed his Government to not letting this country’s globally-envied social partnership die.

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We are all workers

Barbados owes a debt of gratitude to the local trade union movement.

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Remember May Day’s meaning

CTUSAB calls on workers to think of historic struggle

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National consensus

There finally seems to be a consensus that Government’s current strategy to fix the island’s big financial and economic problems is “off track”.

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Major reform

Fianance minister warns bajans to prepare for measures that will end fiscal slippage

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No hard feelings

There are no hard feelings between trade union leader Cedric Murrell and his predecessor Senator Sir Roy Trotman.

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Byer-Suckoo: Sir Roy not snubbed

Government’s own version of the politics of inclusion, not an attempt to ostracise Senator Sir Roy Trotman

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‘No hard feelings’

There are no hard feelings between trade union leader Cedric Murrell and his predecessor Senator Sir Roy Trotman.

Speaking amid a controversy that has seen Sir Roy’s Barbados Workers Union withdraw from the Congress of Trade unions and Staff Associa

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Not surprised by BWU’s move

I am neither shocked nor surprised at the action of the General Secretary of the BWU in leaving CTUSAB and by extension the Social Partnership, reported in the Barbados Today of April 19, 2013.

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Byer-Suckoo intervenes in union deadlock

The Minister of Labour has intervened in the impasse between the Barbados Workers Union and the Congress of Trade Unions and Staff Associations of Barbados.

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We gone!

Crying conspiracy by the ministry of labour and other trade unionists, the BWU pulls out of labour congress

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Strong social partners important to B’dos

Strong bonds amongst the social partners at this juncture “are critical” for Barbados’ social and economic success and that of future Barbadians.

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Manifesto litmus test

When applying for a job or entrance to a university it is customary to attach a letter or an essay with your resume.

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Another type of gift

I was all set to write the story of Randy, Troy, Sam and Leslie – four younger Barbadians living in New York

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No to industrial courts

It is an established fact that since the advent of trade unions in Barbados in the 1940s, industrial relations practice has been grounded under the voluntaristic system.

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Review it

Business interests call for rethink of arrangement

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