NCTUB Launches Workers Platform

In an effort to achieve one of the NCTUB's Strategic Objectives regarding transforming the Congress proactive organization, Executive Officers of the Congress recently launched the Workers Platform. During a well attended public forum held on Thursday February 23, 2012 at Workers House, President Jennifer Isaacs-Dotson led team of Trade Union Leaders in this historic event.

The Workers Platform is a comprehensive information document designed to ensure that members of the various affiliates have important questions that they should asked to persons vying to be elected as Members of Parliament in the upcoming General elections. The Workers Platform identifies critical issues that impact the trade union movement and workers of the Bahamas and make recommendations regarding amendments to legislation that will have a positive impact on the people of the Bahamas.

The NCTUB is of the view that the 181,000 workers that make up the Bahamian Labour Force will be the persons that elect the men and women seeking to become Parliamentarians and govern the affairs of the Bahamas for the next five years. The Congress supports the full participation of all workers in the democratic process and urges its members to register and vote for the candidate of their choice. The Congress however, strongly suggest that workers of the nation carefully select those persons that are able to address the issues identified in the Workers Platform and do not allow the traditional methods of patrician politics to manifest itself in the hearts and minds of person as they go to the ballot box...


Worker Voice Volume 7

Release Date: August 01, 2012