December 31, 2009

OUR CARIBBEAN: Justice call for migrants in Caricom

Published on: 12/31/2009.


THE CALL LAST WEEK by the general secretary of the Barbados Workers' Union (BWU), Senator Sir Roy Trotman, to stop "the exploitation of migrant workers" should resonate in the Cabinet of Prime Minister David Thompson and the councils of the umbrella bodies speaking for the business sector and labour unions.

Since, however this is more than a problem or challenge for Barbados, the concerns expressed by Sir Roy, a former president of the Caribbean Congress of Labour, should also engage, as a matter of regional importance, the labour movement, employers organisations and, of course, governments in all Caribbean Community states.

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