Category: Social Partnership

Talking economy

The economy was the hot topic as the full Social Partnership met today at Hilton Barbados. At a meeting chaired by Prime Minister Freundel Stuart, the leaders in Government, labour and the private sector participated in what some officials described

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Birthday gift

Opposition Leader announces plans to rewrite the Barbados Constitution

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CTUSAB lauded

Byer-suckoo praises organisation for its contribution to labour adminstratione

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Strike avoided

BWU puts industrial action at cbc on hold for now

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Right path

Ince: Government to maintain conservative fiscal strategy

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Industrial relations climate calm

President of the Congress of Trade Unions and Staff Associations of Barbados, Cedric Murrell, thinks the industrial relations climate in Barbados when compared with our neighbours and worldwide is particularly calm. Murrell expressed this view earlier today during a press briefing at the offices of CTUSAB at Solidarity House, Harmony Hall, St Michael. He said: […]

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How many?

Sir Roy accuses LIME of constantly changing the number of workers it intended to sever

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Thanks David

    Today Barbados stopped and remembered six young women, who gave their lives in horrific circumstances to become unwilling martyrs to the greed of two young men. We refer to Kellishaw Olliviere, Kelly-Ann Welch, Nakkita Belgrave, Pearl Amanda Cornelius, Shanna Griffith and Tiffany Harding, who lost their lives when the Campus Trendz store on […]

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Eyes on Governor

Social partners expected to pay close attention when Central Bank boss addresses them tomorrow

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Sir Roy sends warning to tough bosses

Head of Barbados’ largest trade union is today sounding a warning to bosses who want to rule with a “fist of iron”.

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Fighting Goliath

  Ease the squeeze In 1937, when the workers of Barbados and Trinidad & Tobago were being buffeted by the hardships and scarcities brought on by the 1930s recession, Clement Payne and his parent organisation in Trinidad — the Negro Welfare Cultural and Social Association — were proposing the instituting of rent controls, relief work […]

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A blow to our reputation

The recent S&P downgrade of Barbados is extremely damaging to Barbados and its hard earned reputation as a well managed economy. Countries in the top tier of economic management with high investment grade Sovereign Credit Ratings (provided by S&P, Moody’s, Fitch etc) attract the greatest interest from investors, the ultimate source of wealth creation. Countries […]

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Act now

  Barbados’ accounting professionals want this week’s credit rating downgrade to spur Government into taking urgent action on the country’s fiscal problems. The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Barbados, in a statement released today, said following Standard & Poor’s decision to lower the island’s sovereign credit rating from BBB-/A-3 to BB+/B, “Government needs to address […]

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