The Employers Consultative Association of Trinidad and Tobago (ECA) strongly condemns the intended strike action by the OWTU, especially at this time when collaboration and cooperation is of utmost importance if we are to rebuild what is clearly a fractured and damaged economy. The ECA is of the view that should such action be taken by this significant labour union, it will not only be seen by the majority of right-thinking citizens as being highly irresponsible and reckless, but, more importantly, it can be interpreted as a declaration of war against the citizenry of Trinidad and Tobago.
The Employers Consultative Association of Trinidad and Tobago (ECA), wishes to advise all Employers of the importance of following established legislation with regard to time-off for employees on official holidays. Public Holidays are authorised by law and limits work or official business on those dates. Therefore, all Government Offices, Banks and most businesses are closed on Public Holidays in Trinidad and Tobago.
The Employers Consultative Association of Trinidad and Tobago (ECA) underscores that the safety and security of employees should never be placed in a position of compromise. This is a basic tenet of the employment relationship and good industrial relations practice that prudent employers should always maintain.
ESTABLISHING & COMMUNICATING PERFORMANCE TARGETS AND DELIVERABLES, A MUST!
The Employers Consultative Association of Trinidad and Tobago (ECA) wishes to express mixed sentiments to the National Budget laid in Parliament by Finance Minister Colm Imbert on Friday 30th September, 2016.
The Employers Consultative Association (ECA) is saddened by the news of the passing of former Prime Minister and Political Leader of the People's National Movement, Mr. Patrick Augustus Mervyn Manning, our nation fourth and sixth Prime Minister.
The Employers’ Consultative Association (ECA) of Trinidad and Tobago wishes to extend warm greetings to all stakeholders in the Labour Movement and by extension, the nation of Trinidad and Tobago on the occasion of Labour Day. As a premier Employers Organisation, the ECA is heartened to see the strides that we have made as a country, despite numerous hurdles.
“The need for a National Workplace Policy on HIV/AIDS in all workspaces is of increasing importance given the significant presence of the disease in Trinidad and Tobago and the Caribbean region and its increasing risk to our workforce in their most productive years.”