Trade Union

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Trade Union In
Guyana

Group Members


Sunil Goriah ………………12/0935/2499



Sachin Ramsuran………... 12/0935/2357



Selwin Collier………………13/0935/2342

Presentation Outline


Early attempts to form Trade Union



How Trade Union was born in Guyana



Effect of Trade Union on Workers



The Enmore Strike

What is Trade
Unionism?

Early Attempts to form Trade Unions


There was basically four (4)early attempts of forming Trade Unions.
These are:



River captains



Laborers and Tradesmen in New Amsterdam



Carpenters



Civil Servants

A Journey to Show Why
Mr.Critchlow is Termed as the Father of Trade
Union

How Did Trade Union Come About?


When slavery was abolished in 1833 a number of slaves left the estates and reside
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• There shall be such officers and clerks in the department of the chief Labour officer
• as may be required.
• The deputy chief labour officer and assistant chief labour officer shall act as assistants
• generally to the chief labour office in the performance of his duties

Labour Laws cont’d
Conciliation
Where a difference exists or is apprehended between an employer or any class of employees, or between different classes of employees

Regulation of wages
Whenever the Minister deems it expedient that steps should be taken to regulate the wages paid in any occupation in Guyana or any part thereof he may appoint an Advisory Committee to investigate the conditions of employment in such occupation and to make recommendations as to the minimum rates of wages which should be payable.

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