Know Your Labour Act Workshop
March 14, 2024
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Knowing, Understanding and Fairly applying the St. Lucia Labour Act was the focus and intention of a powerful and excellently delivered Workshop by Ms. Cheryl Godard-Dorville a lawyer highly respected for her in depth knowledge and expertise in the field of Labour Law. The Workshop hosted by the Chamber on13th March 2024, was attended by businesspeople from variety of sectors who wished to enhance their understanding and get advice on the proper interpretation and practical application of this most important piece of legislation.


The Attendees remained keenly attentive and engaged, asking many questions and seeking clarification on a range of pertinent issues, making for an extremely interactive workshop. There were manyHR Professionals who had a strong interest in the subject matter as the Codewas a live and active instrument that guided the interactions between employerand employees in a dynamic manner. Thus, the information and interpretativeguidance and recommended approaches and sample pieces of communication werewell received.


The workshop was once again facilitated by Mrs. Cheryl Goddard-Dorville of the Law Offices of Goddard-Dorville Legal, who has invested a significant amount of time and gained invaluable experience and knowledge which she has shared over the years through this partnership with the Chamber. Her adept handling of the discussions ensured that participants gained a deeper understanding of the legal framework governing employer-employee relations.


"We are thrilled by the enthusiasm and active participation of attendees at this Know Your Labour Act workshop," said Kamille Huggins, Membership Development Officer of the St. Lucia Chamber of Commerce. "The extent of questions, the engagement and discussions underscore the importance of providing such insightful and relevant professional development programs like this one. The Chamber remains committed to organizing additional events of this nature that meet the needs of members and the wider business community."


Members and future members of the St. Lucia Chamber of Commerce are encouraged to visit the Chamber's website or contact the secretariat at 452-3165 for information on upcoming training events, including the Dale Carnegie Program, Become a Sales Champion, HR Connect and more.

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The St. Lucia Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Agriculture is located at Orange Park Commercial Building, 1st Floor, Bois D’Orange, Gros Islet.

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Chambers of Commerce will act to promote public policies that are in the best interest of business, in general. Specific Chambers of Commerce may also attempt to promote policies that serve specific industries or geographic locations.