Jamaica

Jamaican electricity workers wildcat strike

Wildcat industrial action by employees of the Jamaica Public Service Company (JPS) yesterday led to power cuts affecting some 58,000 customers in seven parishes around the country.

Labour rebellions of the 1930s in the British Caribbean region colonies - Richard Hart

Buckley's riot, 1935

A brief overview of the numerous struggles which occurred in the British Caribbean during the 1930s, which led to the introduction of many trade union rights across the region, written by Jamaican trade unionist Richard Hart.

Jamaican labour minister intervenes to try and avert hotel strike

William Alexander Bustamante - founder of the Bustamante Industrial Trade Union

Labour Minister Derrick Kellier has scheduled a meeting for tomorrow with contractors, as well as the two major trade unions representing the more than 2,000 workers at the Fiesta Hotel site in Hanover, in light of a threat by disgruntled workers to lock down the project.

None shall escape: Radical perspectives in the Caribbean

Snippets of the experiences of George Myers, more commonly known under his pen name of Joseph Edwards, or as Fundi, the Carribean Situationist, in text and audio format.