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At least one trade unionist has pushed back strongly against the wave of growing complaints from employers that the Industrial Disputes Tribunal (IDT) is biased against them when they have disputes with employees.
As the Ministry of Health moves to create a national policy to reduce the harmful use of alcohol, manufacturers and distributors of alcoholic beverages say that the development of the policy must involve industry players.
Western Bureau: Blood washed western Jamaica yesterday as fresh on the heels of Valentine’s Day, lovers’ quarrels ended in death for three persons in St James and St Elizabeth while a female farmer was butchered in Trelawny.
Prince Charles for Caribbean tour next month CASTRIES, St Lucia (CMC): Britain’s Prince Charles and his wife, Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall, are due have a Caribbean tour next month.
Agriculture specialist Nigel Myrie is the new chairman of the Rural Agricultural Development Authority (RADA). Myrie replaces Michael Stern as chairman of the agency.
- KC Long Jumper Pinnock Targets Personal Best Wayne Pinnock is a man on a mission, a mission that goes beyond just achieving at the high school level.After getting a taste of success at the international youth level in 2018, he has set his sights to mix it up with the big boys in 2019.After an... Read More
- US Imposes Visa Restrictions On Ghana Washington has imposed visa restrictions on Ghana following a row over the deportation of Ghanaians staying illegally in the United States.The move, which goes into effect on February 4, will also affect government employees and politicians.US... Read More
- Guaido Says Family Threatened By Maduro Agents Venezuela's Opposition Leader Juan Guaido said yesterday elite security forces had entered his home to threaten his family, blaming the Government of Nicolas Maduro as international support grew for his bid to oust the embattled president.The move... Read More
- Lascelles Chin Pledges $50m Annual Injection To Rescue Youth From Poverty Business mogul Lascelles Chin has committed to pumping up to $50 million annually into his newly established LASCO Chin Foundation, the broad objective of which is to break the cycle of inter-generational poverty and crime.Chin, founder and... Read More
- Work On Passagefort Drive/Dyke Road Intersection Said 80 Percent Complete WORK on the intersection of Passagefort Drive and the Dyke Road in Portmore, St Catherine, is now 80 percent complete.This was disclosed by manager, Communication and Customer Services at the National Works Agency (NWA) Stephen Shaw, during an... Read More
- Gov't Strengthening Work Permit Framework The Government says it is continuing work under the Public Sector Modernisation Project to improve Jamaica's work permit framework.According to labor and Social Security Minister, Shahine Robinson, the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), through... Read More