Ministry of Health and Environmental Control v Bustamante Industrial Trade Union

 
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Industrial Disputes Tribunal

Lloyd, C.; Holness, R.; White, R.

IDT 45 of 1976

Ministry of Health and Environmental Control
and
Bustamante Industrial Trade Union

Labour Law - Industrial Disputes — Terms of Employment

Labour Law - Industrial Disputes — Conditions of Employment

REFERENCE:
1

By letter dated 22 nd July, 1976, the Honourable Minister of Labour and Employment, in accordance with section 9 of the Labour Relations and Industrial Disputes Act, 1975, referred to the Tribunal for settlement, an industrial dispute between the Ministry of Health and Environmental Control (Bellevue Hospital) and the National Workers Union and the Bustamante Industrial Trade Union.

2

The Terms of Reference to the Tribunal were as follows:–

“to determine and settle the dispute between the Ministry of Health (Bellevue Hospital) on the one hand and certain workers employed by the Ministry of Health at the Bellevue Hospital and represented jointly by the National Workers Union and the Bustamante Industrial Trade Union on the other hand, over certain matters relating to temporary watchmen, premium pay to security guards for work done on public holidays, wage increase in respect of barber and hairdresser, insurance coverage on behalf of workers and the provision of improved security measures.”

3

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

Mr. James M. Lloyd

Chairman

Mr. Noel Holness

Employers' Representative

Mr. Dorrel White

Workers' Representative

4

The Employer was represented by –

Mr. Dennis Edmunds (Legal)

Mr. Keith Gordon

Hospital Administrator

Mr. Anthony Irons

Ministry of the Public Service

Mr. G.L. Taylor

Ministry of Health & Environmental Control

5

The National Workers Union was represented by –

Mr. Clifford Brown

6

There were several Worker/Delegates in attendance.

SUBMISSIONS AND SITTINGS
7

Written briefs were submitted by the parties and oral submissions were made at the two sittings on the 10 th and 16 th September, 1976.

8

Members of the Tribunal and representatives of both Unions...

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