[World History Archives]

The working-class history of
St. Vincent and the Grenadines

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Unions seek recognition
CANA Online, 22 April 2000. The National Workers Movement (NWM) has moved a step closer to being recognised as the bargaining agent for workers at Trotman's Electronics.
Press release
From the St. Vincent and the Grenadines Public Service Union, 24 April 2000. The St Vincent and the Grenadines Public Service Union (PSU) update. In 1992 the Government enacted legislation which removed the privilege from all Civil Servants, Teachers, Police and Nurses of a gratuity and pension.
Industrial unrest intensifies
The Daily Herald, 24 April 2000. Industrial unrest has hit vital sectors of the economy as workers step up demands for the resignation of the Sir James Mitchell administration in the wake of passage of a bill granting increased pension and gratuity benefits to parliamentarians in the face of massive public protest outside.
ECGC fires union executive members
The Daily Herald, 14 August 2000.The St. Vincent-based East Caribbean Group of Companies (ECGC) has fired seven workers six of who are executive members of the recently-formed ECGC Workers Union.
ECGC supervisors form new union
The Daily Herald, 8 August 2000. Supervisors and middle management staff at ECGC have formed a trade union to represent their interests at the company.