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Prison Officers Leave CTUSAB

CASWELL FRANKLYN Trading as VERITAS SERVICES Upstairs Worrell House Whitepark Road St. Michael PRESS STATEMENT As the Industrial Relations Consultant to the Prison Officers Association (The Association) I have been authorised by the Executive of the Association to issue the following statement: Prior to 1982 prison officers enjoyed the constitutional right to belong to a trade union of their choice,

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Senator Franklyn Speaks – Uncaring John King

In six short months, Minister John King has revealed a previously uncaring side that was not readily apparent during the last elections campaign, by displaying a callous lack of empathy for persons that have been retrenched from the public service. According to the Sunday Sun of November 11, 2018, he stated that we were wasting a lot of time talking

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Senator Rawdon Adams Sobering Intervention in the Debt Restructure Debate

The blogmaster followed with interest the debate in the Upper House on the Debt Holder (Approval of Debt Restructuring Bill, 2018) on the 17 October 2018. The contributions of Senators Caswell Franklyn, Crystal Drakes and Crystal Haynes were instructive and generally accorded with the view of the blogmaster. The blogmaster however was impressed with several of the points made by

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Senator Caswell Franklyn Fired from the Nation Newspaper

The blogmaster regrets to share the news that Senator Caswell Franklyn was dismissed this week (12 June 2018) from the role as a columnist at the Nation Publishing Company. Senator Franklyn has established a reputation as a  social commentator who is never afraid to challenge kith or kin. One would have thought given the paucity of Opposition in the House

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Senator Caswell Franklyn, Cometh the Man, Cometh the Hour

The first sitting of the newly assembled Senate this week created significant interest among the pundits. One of its first task was to approve an amendment to the Barbados Constitution: the residency qualification to serve as a Senator. The change was necessary because of the Rawdon Adams and Kay McConney selections- two Barbadians living overseas-  who did not meet the

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