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Economy, Labor

Jamaica Labour Party, BITU, NWU, main political parties, members

In 2000 the employed labor force exceeded 1.4 million. The main trade unions included the National Workers’ Union of Jamaica (NWU) and the Bustamante Industrial Trade Union (BITU). The NWU had 102,000 members; the BITU more than 100,000. Each union was closely identified with one of the two main political parties: the NWU with the People’s National Party and the BITU with the Jamaica Labour Party.



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