Minimum wage

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...
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...
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...