The Playboy Club Hotel v That National Workers Union

 
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Industrial Dispute Tribunal

Martin, C.; Holness, R.; White, R.

IDT 22 of 1975

The Playboy Club Hotel
and
That National Workers Union

Labour Law - Trade Unions — Recognition

REFERENCE:
1

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.

2

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.”

3

The division of the Tribunal selected in accordance with section 3(2) of the Act to hear the dispute was –

Dr. John Martin

Chairman

Mr. Noël Holness

Workers' Representative.

PARTIES:
4

The Employer was represented by –

Mr. Peter Mais (Legal) Mr. Mel Stewart) Mr. Joseph Hylton)

Playboy Club Hotel

5

The Trade Union was represented by –

Senator Carlyle Dunkley

Mr. Clive Dobson

WITNESS CALLED

Mr. Joseph Hylton

Financial Comptroller, Jamaica Playboy Hotel.

WITNESS CALLED
6

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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