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Minimum wage

Is the $340 minimum wage a good move? The Barbados Workers’ Union (BWU) has long been advocating for the implementation of a national minimum wage to establish a protection floor in the workforce, so while we are heartened by this move in the right direction, the feeling is abated by the...

G4S talks

G4S talks

Late yesterday evening, Friday, December 4, after more than five hours of discussions between the negotiating team of the Barbados Workers’ Union (BWU) and G4S management, under the chairmanship of the Minister of Labour and Social Partnership Relations, the Honourable Colin Jordan, the...

Period on Pause

Period on Pause

Statement from Toni Moore, the General Secretary of the Barbados Workers’ Union   If we were to describe this COVID-19 pandemic in three words, they would be complex, fluid and uncertain.  It has forced many countries around the world to make a number of critical decisions and many...

The Barbados Workers' Union

The union consists of the following departments: Industrial Relations Finance and Administration Education Public Relations and Communications Counseling and Wellness The union has a staff of fifty persons including staff attached to the Labour College. The objects of the union are set out at Rule 2 of the Rules and Regulations of the Union and include: To secure the complete organisation in the union of all workers employed in all the trades, industries, and occupations in the island. To obtain and maintain just wages, reasonable working hours, holidays and other conditions of employment, and generally to protect the interests of its members. To secure legislation which will safeguard and improve the economic security and social welfare of workers, protect and extend our democratic institutions and civil rights and liberties Generally to promote the material, social and educational welfare of the members in any lawful manner in which the Annual Conference may from time to time deem expedient.
The Barbados Workers' Union
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