The Minister of Labour, Senator the Honourable Dr. Esther Byer-Suckoo will address the launch of the Barbados Workers’ Union’s 75th Anniversary celebrations with the inaugural lecture by historian Dr. David Browne, the principal of Queen’s College at “Solidarity House” on Thursday, starting at 7:00 p.m. Dr. Browne’s lecture will deal with the topic, “Barbados of the early 20th Century and the Impact of the 1937 Social Rebellion on the Development of the Barbados Progressive League and the Barbados Workers’ Union”.
The Barbados Workers’ Union (B.W.U.), in association with The Productivity Council, will host a Labour and Productivity symposium on the topic, “Issues, Challenges, Solutions” at “Solidarity House” on Thursday, July 21st from 9:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. The pubic is invited.
Panelists will include Mr. Anthony Walcott, Director, Barbados Employers’ Confederation, Mr. Vincent Burnett, Chief Labour Officer, Ms. Gillian Alleyne, Senior Assistant General Secretary/Human Resource Manager, B.W.U., and Mr. Anthony Sobers, Chief Programme Officer, The Productivity Council. Ms. Dale Forde will be the moderator.