Jada dispute sent for review


a mandatory working day, and that those who refused to work on Saturdays had been given warning letters.

The strike action was aborted after the union intervened, setting up a meeting with the workers and management which took place on Monday.

Of that meeting, Sir Roy Trotman, advisor to the BWU, told the media: “The company has now created a work week which starts on Friday and goes through to next Thursday. That has caused grave problems because it seeks to regularise Saturdays as being a normal day.

“We have reached an agreement during the meeting that the matter needs to be referred to the Employment Rights Review Committee . . . . We are going to the Labour Department and see whether we can pursue the matter from that standpoint,” Sir Roy said.


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