• No resolution yet to BITU-BOJ dispute

    The dispute is in relation to alleged anomalies in the compensation structure at the Bank of Jamaica.

  • Labour Ministry intervenes in dispute at BOJ

    A statement from the Ministry says the meeting has been called to deal with a 72-hour Notice of Industrial Action, issued by the BITU

  • Unionised BOJ workers restive

    Kavan Gayle, President-General of the BITU, said the parties had agreed during the negotiations to continue to pursue some issues that would have been concluded before the submissions of wage claims.

  • BITU to meet with BNS management concerning redundancies

    RJR News was informed on Monday by the BITU that the positions of the nearly 100 workers will be made redundant and the services they provided will be outsourced to Trinidad.

  • Union rejects BNS redundancy plan

    That has already been done in the case of The Bahamas, he said with a number of jobs in that country being transferred to the Dominican Republic.

  • Government pensioners get an increase starting April 2017

    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.


    Hailed as a “consummate trade unionist”, Gayle said McPherson was instrumental in the recruitment of officers to fill positions in the BITU.