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Sunday, October 1, 2023

Workers News

In the words of Pat Riley: “If you have a positive attitude and constantly strive to give your best effort, eventually you will overcome your immediate problems and find you are ready for greater challenges.”
 Under the theme: ‘It’s Your Union Too: Workers Unite, Stand Up For Your Rights’, the St.Kitts-Nevis Trades and Labour Union (SKNT&LU), has successfully hosted its 82nd annual conference.
The US State Department has issued its 2020 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices in other countries around the world of which St.Kitts and Nevis is included with areas such as corruption, sexual assault and workplace issues being highlighted.
The Nevis Electricity Company Limited (NEVLEC) is submitting a Request for Information (RIF) that requires the drilling of five (5) wells in Phase 1 for an initial 10MWe.  This will be expanded to 30MWe with the drilling of four (4) additional wells in Phase 2.

No Union = No Rights

In the words of Wendell Phillips, “Organize, and stand together. Claim something together, and at once; let the nation hear a united demand from the laboring voices, and then, when you have got that, go on after another; but get something.”
The Court of Appeal in Britain recently overturned the convictions of 14 men sentenced for their involvement in pickets in 1972.
Hello! Safety is not achievable without prioritizing such aspect and an essential part of major hazard control is concerned with mitigating (to make less severe) or harsh effect of a major accident.
History enthusiast Ras Iyah of the Nyabinghi Theocracy Order has underlined the importance of the history of St.Kitts-Nevis being part of school’s curriculum “so that we can see that the youths can have a sense of urgency on what this initiative really stands for.”
BASSETERRE, St. Kitts, August 16, 2022 (SKNIS) – Prime Minister of the Federation of St. Kitts and Nevis, the Honourable Dr. Terrance Drew said that Federal Cabinet. which he leads, is committed to improving workers’ rights and protection. This...
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