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Sunday, October 1, 2023

Workers News

Government Chief Personnel Officer, Sheridane Warner is being cited as informing the public servants holding bachelor’s degrees that their expectations to be paid for their certification will not be automatically granted by the state as an employer.
Workers’ representation organization The St.Kitts-Nevis Trades and Labour Union is expected to participate as an observer at the International Promoting Team Meeting of the Bicentennial Congress of the People of The World slated to take place on Friday 24th March 2021. The virtual zoom event, regarding the platform of the anti-imperialist working class, will be held in Venezuela with President of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela Nicolás Maduro Moros.
The Court of Appeal in Britain recently overturned the convictions of 14 men sentenced for their involvement in pickets in 1972.
Feeling “ignored” over the past three years, bus drivers of the East Bus Line Association recently turned into protestors in an attempt to get attention with response action from government regarding complaints about the operations of the December 2018-opened terminal located on Wellington Road in Basseterre.
President of the Industrial Court of Trinidad and Tobago Her Honour Deborah Thomas-Felix has praised the International Labour Organisation (ILO) Violence and Harassment Convention - C190 as “a step in the right direction to achieve dignity and safety in the world of work.”
Having been a social services worker for twenty-one out of the forty-three (43) years he has worked as a civil servant, new retiree James ‘Bunny’ Pemberton is encouraging families to “look after your loved ones” so as to add to the outreach by the Ministry of Social Services as well as seeing to it that such loved ones are shown appreciation while alive.
The St. Kitts-Nevis Trades and Labour Union learns with shock and dismay of the practice, being carried out by a growing number of employers in the Federation, of mandating workers to take the vaccine that protects against the COVID-19 virus against their will. The insistence is being back up by threats of termination, transfer or suspension.
First Vice President of the longstanding St.Kitts-Nevis Trades & Labour Union Mr. Larry Vaughan has successfully completed certified training in social dialogue which was offered by the International Labour Organization (ILO).
Titled ‘Labour Law in the Commonwealth Caribbean: The Practice of Good Industrial Relations in the 21st Century’, President of the Industrial Court of Trinidad and Tobago Her Honour Mrs. Deborah Thomas-Felix has successfully launched her publication relevant throughout the English-speaking Caribbean countries including St.Kitts-Nevis.