Union of Technical, Administrative and Supervisory Personnel
Industrial Dispute Tribunal
Martin, C.; Plant, R.; Dixon, R.
IDT 23 of 1975
Labour Law - Trade Unions — Recognition
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.
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.”
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
Mr. Owen Plant
Mr. Edward Dixon
The Jamaica Public Service Company Limited was represented by:–
Mr. Robert Baugh — Legal
Mr. Leroy Brown
The National Workers Union was represented by:–
Senator Carlyle Dunkley
Mr. Lascellles Perry
Mr. Paul Stone
The Union of Technical, Administrative and Supervisory Personnel was represented by:–
Mr. Reg. Ennis
A number of worker/delegates were also in attendance.
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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