BWU’s demands could ‘cost jobs’
It may be a case of pick your poison for workers at the Caribbean Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) at this point.
CBC general manager Doug Hoyte warned that giving into the Barbados Workers’ Union’s (BWU) increments demands could result in the $124 million debt-saddled media house sending home several of its 246 workers.
With strike action at the Pine, St Michael, company running into day four, Hoyte called an impromptu media briefing to discuss what the BWU’s demands could mean for the Government-owned corporation and its workers.
“What we put on the table cost $102 000 a month, in addition to our monthly salaries. The additional amount that would be increased by is $40 000,” Hoyte told the Sunday Sun. (AD)
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