The Jamaica Omnibus Services Ltd v the Bustamante Industrial Trade Union and the National Workers Union

 
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Industrial Disputes Tribunal

Martin, C.; Plant, R.; White, R.

IDT 17 of 1975

The Jamaica Omnibus Services Limited
and
The Bustamante Industrial Trade Union and the National Workers Union

Labour Law - Industrial Disputes — Settlement

REFERENCE:
1

By letter dated 3 rd November 1975, 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 a dispute between the Jamaica Omnibus Services Limited and certain of its employees represented jointly by the Bustamante Industrial trade Union and the National Workers Union.

2

The Terms of Reference to the Tribunal were as follows –

“To determine and settle the dispute between the Jamaica Omnibus Services Limited o the one hand and certain employees of the said Company represented jointly by the Bustamante Industrial Trade Union and the National Workers Union of Jamaica on the other hand arising from an incident between Driver Patrick Parkinson and Inspector Edwin Hylton on October 11, 1975.”

3

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

Dr. John Martin

Chairman

Mr. Noel Holness

Employers' Representative

Mr. Dorrel White

Workers' Representative

4

The Employer was represented by –

Mr. Neville Royes (Legal)

Mr. Keith Noad

Mr. Fred Hudson

5

The National Workers Union was represented by –

Mr. Eric Harris

SUBMISSIONS AND SITTINGS
6

The parties submitted written briefs and at the sitting held on the 17 th May, 1976, they advised the Tribunal that further local level discussions had taken place and the matter had been resolved.

7

Subsequently, the parties advised by letter dated 1 st September, 1976 and 22 nd...

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