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BWU to tackle Sandy Lane, Apes Hill


BWU to tackle Sandy Lane, Apes Hill

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THE BARBADOS WORKERS’ UNION (BWU) looks set to wage battle with two luxury properties after no headway was made in negotiations.

General secretary Toni Moore yesterday spoke on the two simmering labour issues going into the Christmas period: the refusal of the world-class luxury hotel, Sandy Lane, to pay a collective wage increase to its workers and back pay from two years ago, and the fight to be recognised as the bargaining body for employees at the residential golf and polo Apes Hill Club.

On Wednesday at Solidarity House, the BWU and Apes Hill Club will meet once more following protest action by workers last week.

Moore told the DAILY NATION during the union’s annual Christmas luncheon at Solidarity House that the Apes Hill issue was unfortunate but also instructive. (RA)

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