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  1. Frustrated Former LIAT 1974 Employees Start A Change.Org Petition

    Victimized former LIAT (1974) Limited airline employees are disappointed and frustrated with the way that they have been treated over the past two years by the four labour party Caribbean Governments primarily Barbados, Antigua, St Vincent and the Grenadines and Dominica, all of whom are the major shareholders of LIAT, which has been an essential […]

    May 3, 2022Breaking News, Featured, TravelNo comments
  2. New Year’s Message from the Congress of Trade Unions and Staff Associations of Barbados (CTUSAB)

    As the new year 2021 commences, the Congress of Trade Unions and Staff Associations of Barbados (CTUSAB) extends best wishes to the Government and people of the nation. As the country enters the new year, the Social Partnership of Barbados remains in a state where it is forced to consider ways of responding to the […]

    January 1, 2021BusinessNo comments
  3. Difficult Conversations – Barbados’ Minimum Wage

    G4S has agreed to pay a minimum wage of $8.79 per hour, with a minimum of 40 hours per week. As part of the agreement, it seems that the Government must force their competitors to adopt a similar standard. It is important when setting government policies, that all perspectives be examined. It is normal for […]

    December 16, 2020PoliticalNo comments

    “Communities are built on strong families and strong families mean that parents – both parents – have to play their roles in the rearing of their children.” This was the strong message delivered by Minister of Labour and Social Partnership Relations in Barbados, Colin Jordan at the launch of the Paternity Leave Policy for Goddard […]

    July 28, 2020Breaking News, Business, FeaturedNo comments
  5. Kooyman Plants Trees to commemorate new Barbadian employees

    Kooyman Megastore is contributing to the Barbados landscape – literally – by planting 20 trees in tandem with the first 20 Barbadian Kooyman employees hired. In a gesture, which also acts to beautify the country, the company indicated their plans to plant more trees for each employee hired, estimating that it will have approximately 120 […]

    September 23, 2019BusinessNo comments

    (Editor’s Note – This was submitted before the Unions and Private Sector finally got up and started doing what should have been done ever since! It is interesting to note the march is 2 days before the 80th Anniversary of the 1937 Uprising… Our contributor? He’s a popular employee of one of the construction firms […]

    July 23, 2017Breaking News, Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  7. “My Dead Boyfriend” (2016) – Heather Graham, Comedy Movie

    A woman discovers who her couch potato boyfriend really was after she finds him dead at home.

    October 23, 2016Cinema, Video GalleryNo comments
  8. Life and Career Lessons as Scotiabank World of Work Interns Complete Stint

    “Always leave an impression.” This was the messaged emphatically delivered to 43 aspiring young professionals as they finished their 4-week internship in Scotiabank’s World of Work programme. It came from the Bank’s Director of Corporate and Commercial Banking for Barbados, Victor Boyce who started his own career as a teenaged intern in the same programme […]

    September 12, 2016BusinessNo comments

    It was what Oprah calls a “wow” moment for some customers at CIBC FirstCaribbean, recently when they spotted Chief Executive Officer, Gary Brown, who had traded his top floor office for a teller wicket at the bank’s Warrens Branch. He was performing the duties of a trainee teller under the direction of Customer Service Officer, […]

    August 7, 2016EventsNo comments

    A new collective agreement for Grenada Breweries Ltd (GBL), for the period 2016 to 2019 was agreed to and signed off before the expiry date of 31st May 2016. GBL sent its proposal six months in advance of expiry of the current collective agreement, and the GTAWU responded with the same courtesy, by sending theirs […]

    June 19, 2016BusinessNo comments
  11. Barbados Workers Union says Wages Dispute is in Water Authority’s hands

    The strike by the BWU division of the BWA is now in its third day and yet the board and management of the Authority and the parent Ministry appear unbothered by the action which will now, in all likelihood create further water worries to the general public. This is particularly worrying when one considers that […]

    March 20, 2016Business, Video GalleryNo comments

    Managing Director Niall Sheehy said, “We have a mandate to not only become the best service provider in Barbados, but we are committed to building up the communities in which we live and work. Ever increasing trash and waste have produced nothing less than a global crisis for our sea waters, our marine life and […]

    September 23, 2015Featured, HealthNo comments
  13. Staff members the first to say ‘Hello’ to the new Flow

    The vibes were flowing in the Hibiscus Room of the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre as more than 500 employees of Cable & Wireless Communications celebrated the launch of Flow – the company’s new consumer-facing brand. The new Flow was revealed to staff members via multimedia presentations from Phil Bentley, Chief Executive Officer, Cable & Wireless […]

    July 17, 2015Business, Photo GalleryNo comments
  14. MQI staff rewarded for driving company growth

    A leading automotive dealer rewarded workers for their role in driving the company’s growth. McEnearney Quality Inc. (MQI) has recognised members of its team for their exceptional performance and long service during 2014 at an awards reception held in its BMW showroom in Wildey recently. Diana Farrell, outgoing Accounts Payable Supervisor was acknowledged for her 33 […]

    July 12, 2015BusinessNo comments
  15. CIBC FirstCaribbean salutes its top performers

    Eight men and women from around the region who were voted CIBC FirstCaribbean’s top performers, or “Players of the Series” in 2014, were recently celebrated by the bank for the second time this year. In January, a group, comprising the eight Caribbean winners and their guests, joined outstanding employees from throughout the CIBC group for […]

    June 2, 2015BusinessNo comments

    On December 5, 2014, eight members of the nine-member Employment Rights Tribunal resigned with immediate effect. Included in those eight who resigned were the three members nominated by the Barbados Employers’ Confederation, the most representative body of employers in Barbados as recognised by the Ministry of Labour, Social Security and Human Resource Development. The three […]

    December 24, 2014Business, FeaturedNo comments
  17. LIAT responds to speculation over staff cuts

    LIAT’s Head of Corporate Communications Desmond Brown said: “Any staff cuts that may be required in order to reflect the size of LIAT’s business in the future will only be made in consultation with staff and their representatives. This process has yet to commence and therefore any speculation about the number of cuts remains just […]

    November 24, 2014Business, FeaturedNo comments

    The Division of Youth in the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Youth, which is located at Sky Mall, Haggatt Hall, St. Michael, will closed at 1:30 p.m. on Monday 29th September. This is to facilitate staff members attending the funeral of a late colleague. The Ministry apologises for any inconvenience the early closure may cause. […]

    September 28, 2014EducationNo comments
  19. 16% Solution? Better call Tyrone, has Police Commissioner (Ag) of Barbados inhaled too many eradications?

    I think ya better call Tyrone (Call Him) And Tell him come on, Help you get your Sh*t (Come On, Come on) You need to Call Tyrone (Call Him) Writer(s): Erica Wright © Divine Pimp Publishing, Universal Music – Mgb Songs (Unconfirmed) Sheraton car park is a vicious battlefield tonight – over 500 or so teenagers are […]

    September 3, 2014Crime, FeaturedNo comments
  20. Barbados Chamber of Commerce & Industry (BCCI) Concerned over the Municipal Solid Waste Tax

    While the Barbados Chamber of Commerce & Industry (BCCI) recognises that the government must find ways to increase revenue and reduce costs as part of its attempt to close the deficit, nevertheless, one of the major concerns from the NGO relates to the basis used for calculating the Municipal Solid Waste Tax (MSWT). Another main […]

    July 10, 2014BusinessNo comments
  21. “Horrible Bosses 2” – Kevin Spacey, Jennifer Aniston & Justin Bateman: Comedy

    Dale, Kurt and Nick decide to start their own business but things don’t go as planned because of a slick investor, prompting the trio to pull off a harebrained and misguided kidnapping scheme.

    July 4, 2014Cinema, Oddity, Video Gallery1 comment
  22. Scotiabank’s Haggatt Hall Branch Manager, Michael Stuart, Retires

    Nearly 37 years after first greeting customers as a teller at Scotiabank’s Broad Street branch, branch manager of Scotiabank Haggatt Hall, Michael Stuart, stood at the bank’s entrance last Friday to say his final round of hellos. Stuart started his career in August 1976 at Scotiabank Broad Street before moving to the then Worthing branch, […]

    June 8, 2014BusinessNo comments
  23. CIBC FirstCaribbean toasts staff on Employee Appreciation Day

    CIBC FirstCaribbean celebrated its over 3000 employees across its 17 territories on Thursday May 15 as part of the annual Employee Appreciation Day activities. The leadership of the regional bank joined with their colleagues from the CIBC group worldwide in saying a rousing “thank you“, to the company’s corps of dedicated and loyal staffers for […]

    May 22, 2014Agriculture, BusinessNo comments
  24. Construction of New Fixed Base Operations (FBO) Facility to Start Soon at SXM Airport

    With the demolition works of the Fire Department building at the Princess Juliana International Airport (SXM) now completed, a new phase has been reached, which will facilitate the start of the construction of a new, state of the art Fixed Base Operations (FBO) facility at the same location. The new FBO facility is urgently needed […]

    May 18, 2014TravelNo comments
  25. Columbus Barbados (Flow) 1 Year Anniversary: Flow recruited over 90 new staff members so far, more to come!

    “1 People. 1 Passion. 1 Purpose” CLICK FOR BIGGER

    May 1, 2014Business, Photo GalleryNo comments