Building the Capacity of Unions through Partnership, Innovation, Networking and Education
Barbados Union of Teachers has contributed significantly to the success of education system. We offer training, workshops, seminars, and conferences on a regular basis to provide teachers with opportunities to improve their skills and knowledge. We promote collective bargaining.
Our activities include industrial relations, professional development, and collective bargaining. The Union agitates for the rights of teachers and terms and conditions of service for its members.
Safety & Health
The Barbados Union of Teachers is very concerned about the safety and health of its members as well as the students in the various schools.
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The Barbados Union of Teachers is a trade union which was established in May 1974. On June 29, a special General Meeting ratified the BUT’s new constitution, trade union registration was achieved on August 2, 1974, and Government recognised the Union as the sole bargaining agency for teachers in the Public Service on September 5, 1974.
The Union has about 2000 members and represents teachers in primary, secondary and tertiary organisations.
The Union is managed by an Executive Committee comprising of 14 persons, President, Vice President, General Secretary, Deputy General Secretary, Treasurer, Public Relations Officer, six executive members, the Chairman of stewards and the secretary of Stewards.