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Full Social Partnership meeting underway

RANDY BENNETT, [email protected]

Full Social Partnership meeting underway

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THE HILTON BARBADOS Resort is a hive of activity as members of the private sector, government and the trade union movement gather for the highly anticipated full Social Partnership meeting. 

The meeting is scheduled to run from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. and is being televised live. 
Among those already in place are Barbados Chamber of Commerce and Industry president Eddy Abed, chairman of the Barbados Private Sector Association Charles Herbert, executive director of the Barbados Employment Confederation Tony Walcott and Government Ministers Dr Esther Byer Suckoo and Darcy Boyce.

As expected, the top brass of the trade union movement is also present including  National Union of Public Workers general secretary Roslyn Smith, Congress of Trade Unions and Staff Association of Barbados president Cedric Murrell, general secretary Dennis Depeiza and Barbados Union of Teachers president Pedro Shepherd. 

Prime Minister Freundel Stuart will chair the meeting and deliver opening remarks. (RB)