Bronx Transport Ltd v Bustamante Industrial Trade Union
Industrial Disputes Tribunal
No. 1 of 1977
Labour law - Termination of employment — Dismissal.
The Honourable Minister of Labour and Employment, by letter dated 10 th January 1977 in accordance with Section 9 of the Labour Relations and Industrial Disputes Act, 1975 referred to the Industrial Disputes Tribunal for settlement, an industrial dispute between the EMPLOYER and the TRADE UNION.
The Terms of Reference to the Tribunal are as follows:
“To determine and settle the dispute between Bronx Transport Limited on the one hand, and the Bustamante. Industrial Trade Union representing certain of the workers employed by the Company on the other hand, over the dismissal of Messrs. Noel Rowe and Linval George — Bus Drivers, formerly employed by the Company.”
The division of the Tribunal selected in accordance with Section 8(2) of the Act was–
Dr. John Martin
Mr. J. Murray Harris
Mr. Headley Allman
The Employer was represented by–
Mr. Michael Ziadie (legal)
Miss Dorothy Lightbourne (legal)
Mr. Robert Samuels
The Trade Union was represented by–
Mr. Errol Anderson
Mr. H. Grant
Written briefs were submitted by both parties to the dispute, Witnesses heard and oral submissions made at nine sittings of the Tribunal held on 29th March, 12th April, 25th April, 4th May, 11th May, 24th May, 25th May, 7th July and 11th July 1977.
Mr. Rowe was employed to the Company as a driver from 1st March 1973.
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