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  1. Antigua and Barbuda - Freedom of association, collective bargaining and industrial relations - Law, Act

    Essential Services Act, 2008 (No. 9 of 2008). - Act on-line

    Adoption: 2008-08-21 | ATG-2008-L-82341

    Provides that there can be no industrial action where major disputes in an essential service. Contains special provisions with respect to notice of termination of employment. Makes consequential amendments to the Labour Code section A5, K2, K13(2) to insert the words "Essential Services Act, 2008). Repeals section K23 and the Schedule to Division K. Also amends the Industrial Court Act, Cap. 214 section 3(2) by adding the words "subject to subsection (3)" and adds subsection 3(3) concerning application of the 2008 Act. Makes a minor amendment to subsection 4(1).

  2. Antigua and Barbuda - Freedom of association, collective bargaining and industrial relations - Collective agreement

    Collective Bargaining Agreement between the Government of Antigua and Barbuda and the Antigua Trades and Labour Union on behalf of Government Non-Established Workers Effective 1 September 1994 until 31 August 1997. .

    Adoption: 1994-09-01 | ATG-1994-CA-109065

  3. Antigua and Barbuda - Freedom of association, collective bargaining and industrial relations - Law, Act

    Industrial Court Amendment Act 1985. No. 6

    Adoption: 1985-04-30 | ATG-1985-L-1544

    An Act to amend the Industrial Court Act 1976 (No. 4 of 1976). Inter alia, amends s. 4 (Court to be composed of barristers with experience of industrial relations).

  4. Antigua and Barbuda - Freedom of association, collective bargaining and industrial relations - Law, Act

    Industrial Court (Amendment) Act, 1980 (No. 5 of 1980)

    Adoption: 1980-12-30 | ATG-1980-L-52122

    Amends the Industrial Court Act, 1976 (No. 4 of 1976) Sections 4(4), 4(5), 4(6), 4(7) and 4(8).

  5. Antigua and Barbuda - Freedom of association, collective bargaining and industrial relations - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Industrial Court (Procedure) Rules 1980 (No. 16 of 1980)

    Adoption: 1980-09-04 | ATG-1980-R-52123

    Sets the procedures for disputes to be heard in industrial courts. Establishes a Court Register to record the names of the parties of a dispute and the nature of the dispute. Makes explicit procedures required of both parties once a dispute is registered. Makes provisions for, inter alia, time extensions, witnesses, and supporting documents. Includes forms for use in registration, summons, contempt proceedings and by the Registrar. Adds additional provisions on documentary exhibits, collective agreements, the registration of references and dates of hearings. Revokes the Industrial Court (Procedure) Rules 1976 (S.R.O. 24/1976), the Industrial Court (Procedure) (Amendment) (Rules) 1977 (S.R.O. 6/1977), and the Industrial Court (Procedure) (Amendment) Rules 1978 (S.R.O. 51/1978).

  6. Antigua and Barbuda - Freedom of association, collective bargaining and industrial relations - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Industrial Court (Procedure) Rules, 1976 (S.R.O. No. 24)

    Adoption: 1976-12-02 | ATG-1976-R-52116

    Establishes the procedures for disputes to be heard in industrial courts, and a Court Register to record the names of the parties of a dispute and the nature of the dispute. Makes explicit the procedures required of both parties once a dispute is registered. Makes provisions for inter alia, time extensions, witnesses and supporting documents. Includes forms for use in registration, summons, contempt proceedings and by the Registrar.

  7. Antigua and Barbuda - Freedom of association, collective bargaining and industrial relations - Law, Act

    Industrial Court Act (No. 4 of 1976) - Act on-line

    Adoption: 1976-06-19 | ATG-1976-L-52073

    Provides for the establishment and constitution of an Industrial Court in order to deal with labour disputes and to make provisions relating to the Industrial Court as are deemed necessary. Part One makes provisions regarding the establishment, jurisdiction and procedures of the Court. It makes explicit the powers of the Court and the interpretation of Court orders, awards and collective agreements. Part Two sets out regulations on trade dispute procedures. Part Three deals with lockouts and strikes. It prohibits strikes or lockouts during hearings and sets conditions under which a stop order on strikes and lockouts may be issued for reasons of national interest. It also makes it an offence to contribute financially to promote or maintain a strike deemed contrary to the Act. It sets penalties for such offences. Part Four makes provisions on the enforcement and duration of awards. Finally, Part Five makes general provisions for time limits on complaints, the liability of officers of companies and for the institution of additional regulations.

  8. Antigua and Barbuda - Freedom of association, collective bargaining and industrial relations - Law, Act

    Trade Disputes (Arbitration and Settlement) (Amendment) Act 1971. No. 16.

    Adoption: 1971-12-31 | ATG-1971-L-17010

    An Act to amend further the Trade Disputes (Arbitration and Settlement) Ordinance 1967.

  9. Antigua and Barbuda - Freedom of association, collective bargaining and industrial relations - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Trade Disputes (Industrial Court) (Procedure) Rules 1967. No. 29.

    Adoption: 1967-07-19 | ATG-1967-R-18790

  10. Antigua and Barbuda - Freedom of association, collective bargaining and industrial relations - Law, Act

    Trade Disputes (Arbitration and Settlement) Ordinance, 1967. No. 13.

    Adoption: 1967-02-23 | ATG-1967-L-18789

    An Ordinance to repeal the Trade Disputes (Arbitration and Inquiry) Act, Cap. 375, and to re-enact certain of the provisions thereof and to amend the law relating to the settlement of trade disputes generally and to provide for the settlement of trade disputes in essential services; to provide for the establishment of a standing Industrial Court; to control and regulate strikes and lockouts; and for matters incidental thereto.


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