Tag Archives: workers rights

New ILO director-general pledges to work on behalf of disenfranchised workers the world over

Former Togo Prime Minister Gilbert F. Houngbo elected next ILO director-general; takes up post Oct. 2022  BRIDGETOWN, BARBADOS — As the Caribbean continues its slow but steady economic recovery following the devastating blow of the COVID-19 pandemic, with citizens returning to their jobs and employment projected to increase, the International Labour Organization’s (ILO) incoming director-general…
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Barbadian labour official says existing legislation still helping to protect workers in post-COVID environment

Employment Rights Act can offer protection to workers in cases of questions over layoffs and redundancies, says Hope-Greenidge  BRIDGETOWN, BARBADOS — Although the unprecedented COVID-19 pandemic brought along with it multiple challenges within the workforce, Barbadian Chief Labour Officer Claudette Hope-Greenidge is confident that existing labour laws can offer protection to workers. She argued that…
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