General secretary of the Barbados Workers’ Union, Toni Moore, said she was offended by the comments made by Prime Minister Freundel Stuart at yesterday’s meeting. At left is BWU consultant Sir Roy Trotman. (Picture by Lennox Devonish.)
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COMMENTS MADE BY Prime Minister Freundel Stuart during yesterday’s Social Partnership meeting have offended general secretary of the Barbados Workers’ Union, Toni Moore.
Speaking after yesterday’s day-long meeting at the Hilton Hotel, Moore said Stuart’s remarks towards the end of the meeting had left a bitter taste in the union’s mouth.
Moore said that in delivering his closing remarks, Stuart had given the impression that the unions had agreed with the National Social Responsibility Levy (NSRL).
Stuart said: “When we met with the labour unions on June 23 . . . the unions made some of the same points that they made here today that it should be reduced and that it was potentially going to be a little burdensome and so on. (RB)
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