Jamaica Gleaner Commentary published: Friday | August 26, 2005
The hazards of the JUTC
THE HIKE in bus fares is supposed to increase revenue to the cash-strapped and struggling JUTC, which is subsidised by the Government to the tune of some $2 billion per year. Despite the whopping 67 per cent fare increase...
THERE ARE many workers in Jamaica who have never had to negotiate their salaries with an employer through a trade union. And there are some who every two or three years have grown accustomed to this ritual. - Heather Robinson
What good are laws if not enforced?
IT IS difficult to quantify the costs involved in enacting new laws, taking into account the technical and legal expertise that have to be employed, to the time spent by the legislature to turn bills into laws... - Dennie Quill