A Caribbean perspective
Posted on Tuesday 30 August 2005
Workers’ organizations in Trinidad and Tobago call for improved safety legislation
The death of four workers in an accident during repair work to a ship in late June brought the number of people in Trinidad who have died on the job this year to 13.
The country’s trade union movement, that has been campaigning for many years for new safety legislation, is now increasing its criticism of the Patrick Manning government for failing to sign into law an Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA), even though it was approved by parliament in February 2004.
David Abdullah, president of the (...)