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RANDY BENNETT, [email protected]

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ADD THE BARBADOS Workers’ Union (BWU) to the growing list of aggrieved trade unions in Barbados.

The island’s largest trade union has given the Ministry of Civil Service until 5 p.m. today to respond to correspondence sent by the union almost a month ago.

On Wednesday, both the Barbados Union of Teachers (BUT) and the Barbados Secondary Teachers’ Union (BSTU) threatened strike action if their grievances were not addressed.

General Secretary of the BWU Toni Moore yesterday revealed that the union was taking steps to ensure that what happened to National Union of Public Workers’ (NUPW) president Akanni McDowall was not accepted as the norm. (RB)

Please read the full story in today’s Weekend Nation, or in the eNATION edition.