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Agreement reached on CBC redundancies

After more than seven hours, management of the state-owned Caribbean Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) and the Barbados Workers’ Union (BWU) tonight concluded what both sides described as tough talks.

General Secretary of the BWU Toni Moore told reporters that agreement has been reached on the framework for retrenchments and CBC will now get back to the union with the names of those who are being sent home.

Moore also disclosed that of the 116 workers originally identified for retrenchment, the corporation has now agreed to retain employees in at least seven posts.
However, she said the final numbers of employees who will remain in those posts are yet to be made available to the BWU. (EJ)

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Prison officer’s case dismissed

A prison officer, who allegedly attempted to bring prohibited items into HMP Dodds last year, has been freed of the offence.

Melvin McDonald Goodman, of Bathsheba, St Joseph and Todds Land, St George, was charged with taking three bottles of Ensure, a tube of toothpaste, a pack of ping pongs, two packs of plantain chips, a pack of teatime biscuits, two packs of granola bars, a pack of Shirley biscuits, a pack of chocolate chip biscuits, two packs of peanuts, and mixed nuts into the penal institution on December 16, 2017 with the intention of giving them to an inmate.

He has maintained his innocence of the offence since his first appearance before Chief Magistrate Christopher Birch in December last year.

However when he appeared in the District ‘C’ St Matthias Magistrate’s Court today with his attorney Shamar Bovell the matter was thrown out for want of prosecution.

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KFC Mega Cup Round 1
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GDF marches to 18th consecutive  champion gym title
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Shomari Wiltshire reign supreme at Farfan and  Mendes Junior Skill Level Tournament
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APOLOGY FOR MURDER
OVERCOME with grief at a murder committed by his brother, Brenton McLean wept as he hugged the murder victim’s son and apologised to him yesterday.

Maria devastates Dominica
GOVERNMENT was yesterday mobilising resources to send relief supplies and manpower to Dominica after Category 5 Hurricane Maria devastated that country between Monday night and early yesterday morning.

AG: Judiciary, DPP getting help
ATTORNEY General Faris Al-Rawi yesterday said both the Judiciary and the Office of the Director of Public Prosecution (DPP) have been receiving assistance to help improve the criminal justice system.