The dispute is in relation to alleged anomalies in the compensation structure at the Bank of Jamaica.
March 29 2017
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
March 24 2017
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.
March 23 2017
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.
March 22 2017
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.
March 20 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.
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