The Playboy Club Hotel v That National Workers Union
Industrial Dispute Tribunal
Martin, C.; Holness, R.; White, R.
IDT 22 of 1975
Labour Law - Trade Unions — Recognition
The Honourable Minister of Labour and Employment by letter dated 21 st November, 1975, in accordance with section 5(3) of the Labour Relations and Industrial Disputes Act, 1975, referred to the Tribunal for settlement, an industrial dispute between the Playboy Club Hotel and the National Workers Union.
The Terms of Reference of the Tribunal were as follows –
“to settle the dispute as respects the category of workers of whom the ballot should be taken or the persons who should be eligible to vote in the ballot to determine the representational rights claim by the National Workers Union for certain categories of workers employed to the Playboy Club-Hotel.”
The division of the Tribunal selected in accordance with section 3(2) of the Act to hear the dispute was –
Dr. John Martin
Mr. Noël Holness
The Employer was represented by –
Mr. Peter Mais (Legal) Mr. Mel Stewart) Mr. Joseph Hylton)
Playboy Club Hotel
The Trade Union was represented by –
Senator Carlyle Dunkley
Mr. Clive Dobson
Mr. Joseph Hylton
Financial Comptroller, Jamaica Playboy Hotel.
The dispute between the Jamaica Playboy Hotel and the National Workers Union of Jamaica resulted from the refusal of the Hotel's Management to concede representational rights to the Union regarding its clerical and supervisory workers. (See...
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