Alcan Products Jamaica Ltd (Extrusion Plant, Twickenham Park) v Unionised Workers of the Company

 
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Industrial Dispute Tribunal

Martin, C.; Holness, R.; Dixon, R.

IDT 11 of 1975

Alcan Products Jamaica Limited (Extrusion Plant, Twickenham Park)
and
Unionised Workers of the Company

Labour Law - Industrial Disputes — Terms of Employment — Hours of Work

REFERENCE
1

By letter dated 19th September, 1375 the Honourable Minister of Labour and Employment in accordance with section 11 of the Labour Relations and Industrial Disputes Act, 1975, referred to the Tribunal for settlement, an industrial dispute between the Employer and the unionised workers of the Company represented by the Trade Union.

2

The division of the Tribunal selected in accordance with section 8(2) of the Act to hear the dispute was as follows:–

Dr. John Martin

Chairman

Mr. Noel Holness

Employers' Representative

Mr. Edward Dixon

Workers' Representative

PARTIES:
3

Alcan Products Jamaica Ltd. — was represented by

Mr. H. I. London

Dr. R. A. Meikle

Mr. D. A. Sherman

Mr. Lloyd Beadle

4

The National Workers Union was represented by –

Mr. H. C. Thompson

Mr. Charles Hamilton

Two Worker/Delegates were in attendance.

SUBMISSIONS AND SITTINGS:
5

The parties submitted written briefs and made oral submissions when the Tribunal met on the 5 th January, 1976.

6

The dispute arose over the effective date of the implementation of a 40 hour work week for the unionised workers of the Company.

AWARD:
7

We AWARD that the effective date for the implementation of the 40 hour work week be 1 st January, 1975.

DATED THIS 20th DAY OF FEBRUARY, 1976.

Sgd. Dr. John Martin

Chairman

Sgd. Noel Holness

Employers' Representative

Sgd. Edward Dixon

Workers' Representative

WITNESS:

Secretary

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