Ministry of Health and Environmental Control v Bustamante Industrial Trade Union
Industrial Disputes Tribunal
Lloyd, C.; Holness, R.; White, R.
IDT 45 of 1976
Labour Law - Industrial Disputes — Terms of Employment
Labour Law - Industrial Disputes — Conditions of Employment
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.
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.”
The division of the Tribunal selected in accordance with section 8(2) of the Act to hear the dispute was –
Mr. James M. Lloyd
Mr. Noel Holness
Mr. Dorrel White
The Employer was represented by –
Mr. Dennis Edmunds (Legal)
Mr. Keith Gordon
Mr. Anthony Irons
Ministry of the Public Service
Mr. G.L. Taylor
Ministry of Health & Environmental Control
The National Workers Union was represented by –
Mr. Clifford Brown
There were several Worker/Delegates in attendance.
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.
Members of the Tribunal and representatives of both Unions...
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