Barbados Workers’ Union Youth Seminar & Congress

As part of the union’s continued training for young workers a youth seminar entitled “Young Workers and the Trade Union Movement” was  held at the Labour College from 23rd – 27th May.  This seminar addressed topics such as:  Team Building, Productivity In A Working  Environment, A Review of the Shops Act & The Employment Rights […]


June 16, 2016

REPORT: IndustriALL youth projects in Latin America

IndustriALL is a Global Union representing 50 million workers in 140 countries in the mining, energy and manufacturing sectors. This is an interesting article on their website; that is relevant to you, ITF Young Workers. The article is a summary of their two youth projects; IndustiALL – FES and IndustriALL – SASK. The projects promote greater […]


January 15, 2016

BWU Youth Arm Activities

Serena Browne (ITF Young Transport Workers Committee – Americas Representative) is the Youth Coordinator for the ITF affiliated Barbados Workers Union (BWU). She highlights some activities of BWU Youth Arms; Brightening up Thelma Vaughn Memorial Home Barbados Workers’ Union Youth Arm’s outreach programme the committee endeavoured to brighten up our adopted home, the Thelma Vaughn Memorial Home on Saturday […]


November 4, 2015

BWU completes successful Youth Seminar and Congress

  Young Workers’ Seminar As part of the Union’s continued training for young workers a seminar entitled “Young Workers and the Trade Union Movement” was held at the BWU Labour College from 26th- 28th May, 2015. This seminar catered to thirty-one (31) young persons from various workplaces. During the workshop the young workers were exposed […]


June 17, 2015

Report by Dominica Public Service

Please find attached a report presented by Nadia Rivere of the Dominica Public Service Union.  This was produced for their 75th Anniversary Magazine. In this report she highlights why it is important for young transport workers to be part of a union and have a voice in the labour movement.  She emphasis the main issues facing […]


July 14, 2014