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Industrial Dispute Tribunal

Martin, C.; Plant, R.; Dixon, R.

IDT 23 of 1975

Jamaica Public Service Co. Ltd. & The National Workers' Union
and
Union of Technical, Administrative and Supervisory Personnel

Labour Law - Trade Unions — Recognition

REFERENCE:
1

By letter dated the w4th November, 1975, the Honourable Minister of Labour and employment in accordance with section 5(3) of the Labour Relations and Industrial Disputes Act, 1975, referred to the Tribunal for settlement, an industrial dispute involving the Jamaica Public Service company Limited, the National Workers Union and the Union of Technical, Administrative and supervisory Personnel.

2

The terms of Reference to the tribunal were as follows:–

“To determine and settle the dispute involving the Jamaica Public Service Company Limited, the National Workers Union and the Union of Technical, Administrative and supervisory Personnel as respects the categories of workers of whom a ballot should be taken or the persons pursuant to a claim dated 1 st September, 1975, for bargaining rights made by the union of Technical, Administrative and Supervisory Personnel.”

3

The division of the Tribunal selected under the provisions of section 8(2) of the Act, to hear the dispute was comprised of:–

Dr. John Martin

Chairman

Mr. Owen Plant

Employers' Representative

Mr. Edward Dixon

Workers' Representative

PARTIES:
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The Jamaica Public Service Company Limited was represented by:–

Mr. Robert Baugh — Legal

Mr. Leroy Brown

5

The National Workers Union was represented by:–

Senator Carlyle Dunkley

Mr. Lascellles Perry

Mr. Paul Stone

6

The Union of Technical, Administrative and Supervisory Personnel was represented by:–

Mr. Reg. Ennis

A number of worker/delegates were also in attendance.

SUBMISSIONS AND SITTINGS:
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Oral submissions were made by the parties at the hearings which were conducted on the 11 th December, 1975, 8, 9, 12 th and 28 th January, 1976.

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