Category: Women Sugar Workers

Tanzania: Maternity Protection in the Sugar Sector

Information collected at a workshop on Collective Bargaining Agreements by the IUF Global Sugar Program and the Tanzania Plantation Workers Union (TPAWU). October 13-15 2008, Morogoro, Tanzania.

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Dominica: IUF/WAWU Workshop on Women and Gender Issues and the Agricultural Sector

From 29 September to 1 October, sixteen women delegates gathered at WAWU headquarters in Roseau, Dominica, for a workshop on Women and Gender Issues and the Agricultural Sector, an activity part of the IUF sugar and bananas project in the English-speaking Caribbean.

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Zambia and Malawi: Maternity Protection in the Sugar Sector

 

Area Clause Length of Continuous Employment to access benefits ZAM: 2 years but only apply to permanent workers, not seasonal; casual workers are not covered by CBA. (National legislation: 2 years) MAL: 2 years for both permanent and seasonal; casual workers do not have access to benefits (union can negotiate with management on the …

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Jamaica: IUF Workshop for Women Workers in the Sugar Sector of Jamaica

IUF Workshop for Women Workers in the Sugar Sector of Jamaica in coordination with UAWU and BITU 10, 11 & 12 August 2008 Savanna-la-mar, Jamaica The opening remarks and welcome speech was done by Clifton Grant of the UAWU (University & Allied Workers Union). He then invited Wycliff Matthews of the BITU (Bustamante Industrial Trade …

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Jamaica: IUF Workshop on Maternity Protection: 22-23 October 2007

IUF Workshop on Maternity Protection in the sugar and bananas sectors of the English-speaking Caribbean October 22 & 23, 2007. Savanna-La-Mar, Jamaica The opening remarks and welcome speech was made by Clifton Grant (University & Allied Workers Union – UAWU in Jamaica). He then invited Jorge Chullen (IUF global sugar co-coordinator), Wycliffe Matthews (Bustamante Industrial …

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Dominica: IUF/WAWU Women in Agriculture Meeting Calls for Ratification of ILO C-184

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Women Sugar Workers in the English-speaking Caribbean

A discussion paper on the presence of women workers in the sugar sector of the English-speaking Caribbean, with information collected by IUF affiliated unions.

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