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