On Friday, December 28, the Safety and Health at Work (SHaW) Act will be highlighted in Bridgetown.
This will be realised when the Labour Department, in collaboration with the Social Partnership of Barbados, hosts a SHaW Act Sensitisation day in Heroes Square, the City, starting at 8:00 a.m. It is expected to conclude at 4:30 p.m.
Designed to further educate employers and employees about the regulations and requirements for compliance of the Act, the Sensitisation day will feature workplace visits, displays, entertainment and exhibits.
Minister of Labour and Social Security, Dr. Esther Byer Suckoo, will deliver the feature address at 9:30 a.m.??
Other speakers will include Chief Labour Officer, Vincent Burnett, as well as representatives from the Barbados Employers’ Confederation and the Congress of Trade Unions and Staff Associations of Barbados.
The SHaW Act will be proclaimed on or before January 1.??