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BWU, CBC impasse deepens


RANDY BENNETT and ALEX DOWNES

BWU, CBC impasse deepens

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There is no end in sight to the ongoing industrial action at the Caribbean Broadcasting Corporation (CBC).

With both the Barbados Workers’ Union (BWU) and management of the state-run corporation refusing to budge from their respective positions, prolonged changes to Channel 8 and CBC’s three radio stations are expected.

Industrial action moved into its third day yesterday, with just over 20 employees opting to sit outside the premises of the Wildey, St Michael organisation, following a breakdown between the union and CBC management over the payment of increments.

In a hastily called press conference yesterday, CBC chairman Peter Earle told reporters the BWU’s demands were tantamount to a salary increase. (RB/AD)

Please read the full story in today’s Saturday Sun, or in the eNATION edition.

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