Barbados Bench Bar Journal 2018 Launched

Julia Rawlins-Bentham Top Stories

Barbados’ judiciary has officially launched the Barbados Bench Bar Journal 2018. The journal, which was compiled by the Barbados Supreme Court, in collaboration with the IMPACT Justice Project and the Barbados Bar Association, represents a collaboration of essays in celebration of Barbados’ Independence and 50 years of the island having an independent judiciary. Speaking during the official launch at the …

Social Partners Support Sexual Harassment Policy

Joy-Ann Gill Top Stories

The show of support by the Social Partners at last Friday’s launch of two publications with respect to the island’s Employment Sexual Harassment (Prevention) Act, 2017, did not go unnoticed by Minister of Labour and Social Partnership Relations, Colin Jordan. Addressing the event at the 3Ws Oval, The University of the West of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus, the Minister …

Employers Urged To Complete Harassment Policy

Joy-Ann Gill Top Stories

A clarion call has gone out to this island’s employers to complete their workplace policy statement on sexual harassment, without undue delay. It came last Friday as Minister of Labour and Social Partnership Relations, Colin Jordan, addressed the launch of two publications related to the Employment Sexual Harassment (Prevention) Act, 2017. The event at the 3Ws Oval, The University of the …

Court Mediation Refresher Training

Julia Rawlins-Bentham Ministry News

Approximately 30 persons are poised to begin practicums in Court Annexed Mediation over the coming months. The certified mediators recently underwent a Mediation Refresher Course at the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre, which was hosted by the Improved Access to Justice in the Caribbean (IMPACT) Project in association with the Supreme Court of Barbados. Speaking during the opening ceremony, Chief Justice …