Monthly Archives: March 2024

Trevor Benn tops results of Public Service Credit Union elections

Last Updated on Saturday, 2 March 2024, 20:37 by Denis Chabrol Members of the Guyana Public Service Cooperative Credit Union on Saturday elected a new Committee of Management. After a long-running High Court battle between two factions, the meeting was held to elect new office-bearers. In keeping with a High Court order, nine persons were barred from contesting Saturday’s elections. ...

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OPINION: Negotiations, Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration in Labour and Industrial Relations Disputes 

Last Updated on Saturday, 2 March 2024, 17:40 by Denis Chabrol By Samuel J. Goolsarran In the field of industrial and labour relations, effective means of settlement of labour disputes have evolved through third party interventions, namely conciliation/mediation, adjudication by way of arbitration, and labour courts or other judicial means of settlement. Since conflicting demands in industrial relations often result ...

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Public Service Credit Union poised to elect new leadership committee, despite concerns about quorum

Last Updated on Saturday, 2 March 2024, 12:38 by Denis Chabrol Despite strenuous objections Saturday morning over the legality of a Special General Members meeting of the Guyana Public Service Cooperative Credit Union (GPSCCU),  the meeting proceeded to lay the groundwork for the election of a new committee of management. Ms Karen Van Sluytman-Corbin, who the Hifh Court has blocked ...

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Guyana tells Latin American, Caribbean leaders World Court will settle border controversy with Venezuela

Last Updated on Friday, 1 March 2024, 17:41 by Denis Chabrol Guyana’s President, Irfaan Ali on Friday told Latin American and Caribbean leaders that his country is bound by the International Court of Justice (ICJ) to settle the decades-old border controversy with Venezuela. He told the 8th Summit of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC) in St ...

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High Court mediation on teachers’ strike continues next week

Last Updated on Friday, 1 March 2024, 17:02 by Denis Chabrol The High Court-mandated mediation between the Guyana Teachers’ Union and the Guyana government ended its first day on Friday, with a commitment for the process to continue next Monday. Lawyer for the government side, Dharshan Ramdhani did not speak with the media after the afternoon session ended at 4:03 ...

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Brazil’s President boasts higher salaries through collective bargaining

Last Updated on Friday, 1 March 2024, 12:26 by Denis Chabrol Brazil’s President Luis Inacio ‘Lula’ Da Silva has highlighted that unionised workers in his country are earning increased wages and salaries as a result of collective bargaining. “Eighty percent of the organised working class have managed to get collective bargaining agreements that are above inflation,” he said in remarks ...

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