Labour Matters

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May 16, 2022 00:21:46
Labour Matters 13: Victimisation in the workplace

Labour Matters 13: Victimisation in the workplace

What should you do if you think you are being victimised at your workplace? Labour relations attorney Michelle Russell breaks down what classifies as victimisation and the legal protections against it.   ...

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February 22, 2022 00:20:14
Labour Matters 12: Of Safe Zones

Labour Matters 12: Of Safe Zones

Barbados’ Chief Medical Officer, The Most Honourable Dr Kenneth George, recently announced Government was abandoning the idea of COVID-19 safe zones. He said they were not applicable in an Omicron environment. Labour attorney Michelle M. Russell discusses this and the implications for vaccine mandates in the workplace. She also shares her perspective on the backlash teachers are facing in calling for a safe environment in which to work. ...

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January 17, 2022 00:38:28
Labour Matters 11: The Election Edition

Labour Matters 11: The Election Edition

How did the Barbados Labour Party administration rate on labour issues over the course of this current term in office? Labour relations attorney Michelle M. Russell puts all of this under the microscope in this week’s Labour Matters. She dissects the BOSS, BERT and BEST programmes, vaccine mandates, strikes, severance payments, pensions, the National Insurance Scheme as it relates to labour and so much more. ...

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January 10, 2022 00:21:03
Labour Matters 10: Work without pay

Labour Matters 10: Work without pay

The crux of the employment contract is payment in exchange for services. What do you do if you are working and not being paid or being paid late? Employment rights attorney Michelle M. Russell discusses this and more on this week’s Labour Matters podcast. ...

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December 21, 2021 00:21:45
Labour Matters Episode 9: Nurses' rights

Labour Matters Episode 9: Nurses' rights

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September 20, 2021 00:12:02
Labour Matters Episode 8: Do I have to do a PCR test?

Labour Matters Episode 8: Do I have to do a PCR test?

A colleague tested positive for COVID-19. Your employer says you must produce a negative PCR test to return to work. What should you do? Labour attorney Michelle Russell explores this topic this on Labour Matters.    ...

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