UK Worried About BVI’s Role In Drug Transshipment

Outdated colonialist structures continue to hamper the independence and sovereignty of several Caribbean islands. In the British Virgin Islands decision-making controlled by a Governor on behalf of Her Majesty's Government, on decriminalising cannabis await the authorisation of the British Home Secretary.

Salaries alarm

Dwaine Paul, deputy general secretary of the Barbados Workers' Union (BWU) BWU says some employers unilaterally slashing pay AS COMPANIES SWITCH to survival mode during the COVID-19 pandemic, the Barbados Workers’ Union (BWU) is calling on the Ministry of Labour to urgently address a disturbing increase in companies unilaterally slashing the salaries of workers. The … Continue reading Salaries alarm

DEFEND YOUR HEALTH AGAINST THE EMPLOYER

Kathleen Davis (NWU Health and Safety Officer) As the lock down is gradually lifted in phases, more and more people will be travelling and businesses will be opening. The threat of Covid-19 remains and the public health authorities have published Guidelines for Businesses/Facilities/Institutions Reopening after lifting of Restrictions Post COVID-19. They have highlighted three key … Continue reading DEFEND YOUR HEALTH AGAINST THE EMPLOYER