Jamaica Public Service Co. Ltd v The Industrial Dispute Tribunal

Case Number: 
2003/HCV01742
Date of Delivery: 
27.10.2003

IN THE SUPREME COURT OF JUDICATURE OF JAMAICA
BETWEEN JAMAICA PUBLIC SERVICE CO. LTD. APPLICANT
AND THE INDUSTRIAL DISPUT~T RIBUNAL RESPONDENT
Heard on: October 23 & 27,2003
C) Mr. D. Morrison Q.C. and Miss Tricia McNeil instructed by Dunn Cox & Orrett
for the Applicant
Mr. Patrick Foster instructed by the Attorney General on behalf of the Respondent
Sinclair-Haynes, J. (Agi.)
This is an action by way of notice of application for Court Orders by
Jamaica Public Service Company (JPS Co.) seeking leave to apply for a writ of
Certiorari to quash the following award of the Industrial Dispute Tribunal dated
c1 29th August, 2003.
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(a) "The tribunal awardsxat the salary structure
shall be implemented, consequent on the job
evaluation and compensation Review Exercise
is one which conforms with and maintains the
established compensation policy/philosophy agreed
on by the parties in the 1990-91 Heads of Agreement
which is based on a formula of thetop 5-1 0 percentile
of the bench marked market.
(b) The effective date ofpayment of the new rates as a result
of the above shall be January 2001.

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