Thermoset Ltd v Trades Union Congress of Jamaica
Industrial Disputes Tribunal
No. 6 of 1977
Labour law - Termination of employment — Dismissal.
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
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.”
The division of the Tribunal selected in accordance with Section 8(2) of the Act was –
Mr. Basil Lynch
Mr. Owen Plant
Mr. Edward Dixon
The Employer was represented by –
Mr. Robert Baugh (legal)
Mr. F. Stone
Mr. S. Crewe
Mr. D. Keefe
The Trade Union was represented by-
Mr. Trevor Waite
Mr. C. Jaramillo
Both sides to the dispute submitted written briefs and made oral submissions to the Tribunal on the 15th and 24th June 1977.
The Tribunal finds that the dismissal of Mr. Cooper on 5th May 1977 was unjustifiable and that he wishes...
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