The working-class history of
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- Trinidad and Tobago need to stamp out child labour
and distrimination against women, says union report
- ICFTU Online..., 13 November 1998. Trinidad and Tobago
must take steps to stop the growing use of child labour and to
prevent women being discriminated against at work.
- Riot cops for Tobago protest
- By Annabelle Brasnell, in Internet Express, 16 May
2000. Irate public health workers were demanding to speak to
THA secretary for health Judy Bobb and administrator Agatha
Carrington because five of their colleagues had not been
- Petrotrin gets 2 weeks to settle wage accord
- By Yvonne Webb, Trinidad Guardian, 17 May 2000. The
Oilfield Workers' Trade Union (OWTU) workers at Petrotrin have
given the company a deadline to settle negotiations. Failing this,
they "they will see the wrath of the workers."
- Caroni workers down tools over pension plan
- By Radhica Sookraj, Trinidad Guardian, 17 May 2000.
Operations at Usine Ste Madeleine sugar factory came to a halt
after daily-paid workers downed tools for six hours to protest
Caroni (1975) Ltd's pension plan.
- New exploitation in Trinidad
- CANA Online, 30 May 2000. The National Union of Government and
Federated Workers complained about new forms of exploitation of
workers as the country marks Indian Arrival day. In many respects
little had changed as working people of Trinidad, like workers
throughout the world, continued to be exploited for profit of
- T&T trade union leader calls for strike, protest
- CANA Online, 22 June 2000. the President General of the Oilfields
Workers Trade Union (OWTU) calls on workers in Trinidad and Tobago
to stage a nationwide one-day general strike to force the Basdeo
Panday administration to address the fundamental problems of
the people (brief).
- NUGFW heading for change in leadership
- National Union of Government and Federated Workers press release,
15 September 2000. The coming Triennial Convention of the National
Union of Government and Federated Workers will elect the union's
National Executive Officers. Robert Giuseppi, the current 1st Deputy
President General is the sole nominee for President General, which
means that Selwyn John, who has served the union in a full-time
capacity for fifty years, is now stepping down.
- TTUTA: Red day a success
- Trinidad Express, 25 September 2000. Teachers were put on
red alert by TTUTA's general council to protest the status of
negotiations. "Red was a signal to heed our cry to pay us
properly," said TTUTA president Trevor Oliver.