Senior Trade Union Official beats down on Barbados Cops for not knocking out Domestic Violence

The lynchpin of the Barbados Workers Union makes a powerful swan song at the Tom Adams Financial Centre, as the champion for employees’ rights contemplates his eventual retirement, he rapped Police on the knuckles for not doing more to prevent fatal cases of Domestic Violence which appear to have ramped up in the last 2 years…

One of the sponsors for the Week Of Excellence was Harris Paints, their CEO Ian Kenyon (blonde hair) was in the front row.

One of the sponsors for the Week Of Excellence was Harris Paints, their CEO Ian Kenyon (blonde hair) was in the front row.

General Secretary of the Barbados Workers Union, Sir Roy Trotman (formerly Leroy but dropping theLeon acquiring his Knighthood during Owen Arthur’s run as Prime Minister), was addressing professionals at the Grand Salle of the Central Bank and in his typical manner, the trade unionist made a situation clear without defining his allusion. It is Bajan Reporter who bells the cat and declares which is pot or kettle…

Sir Roy (shirt jac suit, centre) even stopped to share pleasantries with an executive he may have locked horns with before when they were at LIME, Alex McDonald (Sir Roy's left) now head of the Barbados Private Sector Agency

Sir Roy (shirt jac suit, centre) even stopped to share pleasantries with an executive he may have locked horns with before when they were at LIME, Alex McDonald (Sir Roy’s left) now head of the Barbados Private Sector Agency

Readers will recall how in Oistins, the Pine and in St Thomas there have been ghastly cases where women have met grisly fates by those supposedly close to them and the law either did not appear to take it seriously or, for bureaucratic reasons, proceeded to act at a point when it when it was too late for rescue and the mission is more one of arrest.

Sir Roy told his audience that such seeming laxness can only make workers ponder if they are safe anywhere? (CLICK ON FOLLOWING ICON FOR FULL AUDIO)

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