However, the following persons are not eligible for the increase: Governor Generals, Prime Ministers, persons previously covered by the United Kingdom/Jamaican Public Officers Agreement; Awards granted by the Citizens Distinguished Service Grants Committee; Awards granted by the Assistance Committee; and awards granted by the Government Pensioners Relief Fund Committee.
March 19 2017
Hailed as a “consummate trade unionist”, Gayle said McPherson was instrumental in the recruitment of officers to fill positions in the BITU.
March 18 2017
A proposal by the Jamaican Government to phase-in the five per cent pension contribution by public sector workers, effective April 1, has been welcomed by the Jamaica Confederation of Trade Unions (JCTU).
March 16 2017
The Healthcare Social Workers Association of Jamaica (“HSWAJ”), was incorporated to operate solely in Jamaica. Their nature of business is listed as “Civic Organization”.
March 15 2017
Noting that there is a “mismatch” between education and the demands of the labour market, Senator Gayle said there must be greater alignment of both to address job trends.
February 02 2017
The Bustamante Industrial Trade Union (BITU) has written to the management of Fly Jamaica regarding claims by a group of Jamaican flight attendants at the airline that they are being treated unfairly compared with their Guyanese counterparts.
June 29 2016
The Bustamante Industrial Trade Union (BITU) has welcomed a plan by the Opposition Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) to ease the burden placed on workers by the country’s Pay As You Earn (PAYE) income tax system.
January 29 2016