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YVETTE BEST, [email protected]

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STAFF AT THE Caribbean Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) are on strike and should be off the job for a second consecutive day today.

A statement from the Barbados Workers’ Union (BWU) yesterday evening said a strike had been declared and its executive council would meet shortly to give “full formal endorsement to and support” for the industrial action, and to determine whether it would be escalated.

Workers from across the Pine, St Michael company assembled in the car park from just before 11 a.m. and did not return to work, even after a meeting for about 30 minutes with industrial relations officer Dionne Howard around 1 p.m.

The release, read by executive assistant Sindy Green, said it was the second occasion in recent times a statutory board, “having agreed at ministerial level to pay increments to workers who have not had their performance appraisal system put in place, refused to pay those increments, or has decided to only pay the part that it finds convenient”. (YB)

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

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