‘Engaging the Youth’ – 2015 Midterm Delegates’ Conference of CTUSAB
The 2015 Midterm Delegates’ Conference of the Congress of Trade Unions and Staff Associations of Barbados (CTUSAB) will take place Thursday 17th Sept. at the Horatio Cooke Auditorium, National Union of Public Workers’ Headquarters, Dalkeith Road, St. Michael, under the theme, ‘Engaging the Youth.’
The Opening Ceremony is to be followed by the Business Session of the Conference. The Opening Ceremony will feature the delivery of the President’s Address by Mr. Cedric Murrell, President of CTUSAB; with the Keynote Address to be presented by Mr. Julian Hunte.
Mr. Hunte who is an Industrial Relations Specialist and former Deputy General Secretary and Director of Industrial Relations at the Barbados Workers’ Union, now serves as the Group Human Resources Manager – Employment Relations of the Goddard Enterprises Limited.
Those elected to serve as officers of the Youth Committee for the ensuing year August 2015-2016 were Virgil Theodore, Chairman, Asha Yearwood, Deputy Chairman, Deysha Yearwood, Secretary, Kemar Grecia, Assistant Secretary, and Kimberly Agard, Public Relations Officer.
The Business Session will consider the General Secretary’s Report, the Annual Audited Financial Statement and the Draft Revised Statement of Policies Document of the CTUSAB.
There are three resolutions which are to be debated by the Conference. The respective subjects of the resolutions are, the ‘Retention of Workers‘, ‘Discrimination Based on Age,’ and ‘The Proclamation of the Police Act 2001-3.’
Delegates and observers drawn from the twelve member units of CTUSAB are expected to attend the Conference. The member units are, the National Union of Public Workers, Barbados Union of Teachers, Barbados Secondary Teachers’ Union, Barbados Nurses Association, Barbados Association of Medical Practitioners, Barbados Association of Principals of Public Secondary Schools, Barbados Fire Service Association, Barbados Prison Officers Association, Barbados Police Association, Barbados Association of Public Primary School Principals, Nurses Assistants Aides Association of Barbados and the Sugar Industries Staff Association.