CTUSAB pushing for unionised cops
IT IS TIME for the police force and the fire and prison services to be allowed to unionise, and the Congress of Trade Unions and Staff Associations of Barbados will be gunning for just that.
General secretary Dennis DePeiza told the media yesterday, following a national bipartite meeting at the National Union of Public Workers’ headquarters in Dalkeith, St Michael, that this was one of the four resolutions passed after their recent mid-term delegates’ conference.
“We are rather concerned the police are being discriminated against as workers by not being given the right to associate with the trade union movement, and that is something we believe is not fair in the context that there are conventions which allow for freedom of association and the right to collective bargaining,” he said.
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