The Jamaica Omnibus Services Ltd v the Bustamante Industrial Trade Union and the National Workers Union
Industrial Disputes Tribunal
Martin, C.; Plant, R.; White, R.
IDT 17 of 1975
Labour Law - Industrial Disputes — Settlement
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.
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.”
The division of the Tribunal selected in accordance with section 8(2) of the Act was –
Dr. John Martin
Mr. Noel Holness
Mr. Dorrel White
The Employer was represented by –
Mr. Neville Royes (Legal)
Mr. Keith Noad
Mr. Fred Hudson
The National Workers Union was represented by –
Mr. Eric Harris
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.
Subsequently, the parties advised by letter dated 1 st September, 1976 and 22 nd...
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