Seprod Ltd v Certain Non-shift Clerical and Technical Employees
Industrial Dispute Tribunal
Martin, C.; Holness, R.; Dixon, R.
IDT 19 of 1975
Labour Law - Collective Agreement — Terms of Employment — Hours of Work
The Honourable Minister of Labour and Employment on the 4 th November, 1975, acting in accordance with section 11 of the Labour Relations and Industrial Disputes Act, 1975, referred to the Tribunal for settlement an industrial dispute involving Seprod Limited and certain non-shift Clerical and Technical Employee represented by the Bustamante Industrial Trade Union.
The Division of the Tribunal nominated in accordance with section 3(2) of the Act to determine the dispute was comprised as follows:
Dr. John Martin
Mr. Noel Holness
Mr. Edward Dixon
With the following Terms of Reference:
“To determine and settle the dispute between Seprod Limited on the one hand and certain non-shift Clerical, Technical and Supervisory employees employed by the Company and represented by the Bustamante Industrial Trade Union on the other hand over the interpretation and application of Clause 8 of the existing collective Agreement between the Company and the Union.”
Seprod Limited was represented by –
Mr. J. Pattinson — Legal
Mr. Victor Harris
The Bustamante Industrial Trade Union was represented by the — Rt. Hon Hugh Shearer and five worker/delegates were in attendance.
The Tribunal met on Friday, 12 th December, 1975, when oral submissions were made by the Rt. Hon Hugh Shearer and Mr. Jeff Pattinson on behalf of the Union and the Company, respectively.
At the commencement of the sitting, the parties agreed to delete Supervisory from the Terms of Reference as this category of employees was not involved in the dispute.
The submissions y the parties would suggest that there was some firm...
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