JCTU Supports Changes to BOJ Act

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The Jamaica Confederation of Trade Unions is supporting the changes to the BOJ Act

Rudolph Thomas, who spoke on behalf of the Union, pointed to a number of sections in the Bill that are critical to critical to the modernisation and independence of the BOJ.

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However, the Union is recommending that the BOJ Governor’s tenure be a fixed term of ten years.

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They’re also supporting a position to mandate the Governor to testify to Parliament on his policy decisions at least biannually.

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In 2018, Tauna won the UNICEF Media Award for Excellence in Reporting on Children’s Rights. She graduated from CARIMAC in 2015 and joined NNN in 2016. Since then, she’s covered several high-profile court cases including the X6 murder trial, the police death squad trial and is currently covering the Uchence Wilson Gang trial. Thomas is the Producer of Talking History heard on Nationwide Radio every Saturday.


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