Friday, April 19, 2024

Jurist: Change won’t be easy


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THE COUNTRY’S largest trade union has been put on notice to be prepared for an uphill battle when seeking legislation to modernise pensions, and better protection for domestic workers as well as setting a moving minimum wage.

Justice Sherman Moore told officials of the Barbados Workers’ Union (BWU) Thursday night that there were many issues that must be overcome before such proposals became law.

The retired jurist was responding to questions from veteran trade unionist and former general secretary of the union Sir Roy Trotman during the second in the lecture series hosted by the BWU to celebrate its 75th anniversary.

Justice Moore said having pensions adjusted based on the cost of living will be “our greatest challenge”. (WILLCOMM)

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


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