Thermoset Ltd v Trades Union Congress of Jamaica

 
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Industrial Disputes Tribunal

Lynch, C.

No. 6 of 1977

Thermoset Ltd.
and
Trades Union Congress of Jamaica

Labour law - Termination of employment — Dismissal.

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Reference:

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The Honourable Minister of Labour, by letter dated 13 th May 1977 in accordance with Section 11 of Labour Relations and Industrial Disputes Act, 1975 referred to the Industrial Disputes Tribunal for settlement, an industrial dispute between Thermosat Ltd. and the Trades Union Congress Of Jamaica

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The Terms of Reference to the Tribunal are as follows:

“To determine and settle the dispute between Thermoset Limited on the one hand, and the Trades Union Congress of Jamaica on the other hand, over the dismissal of Mr. Junior Cooper, formerly employed by the Company.”

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

Mr. Basil Lynch

Chairman

Mr. Owen Plant

Employers' Representative

Mr. Edward Dixon

Workers' Representative

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The Employer was represented by –

Mr. Robert Baugh (legal)

Mr. F. Stone

Mr. S. Crewe

Mr. D. Keefe

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The Trade Union was represented by-

Mr. Trevor Waite

Senior Organiser

Mr. C. Jaramillo

Chief Delegate

Sittings
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Both sides to the dispute submitted written briefs and made oral submissions to the Tribunal on the 15th and 24th June 1977.

AWARD
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The Tribunal finds that the dismissal of Mr. Cooper on 5th May 1977 was unjustifiable and that he wishes...

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