THIS DAY IN OUR PAST
The following events took place on November 1 in the years identified:
1963:Gordon The Senate meets at
House and receives eight bills from the House of Representatives, one being the bill entitled an Act to Make Special Provisions in Relation to the Mode of Trial and Punishment of Certain Offences. (The Rape Bill), which it passes in a record sitting. The Senate also passes two resolutions relating to the setting up of boards of management for certain specified hospitals. 1967:Jamaica
An appeal to the new cruise ship terminal, as well as the area in front of the public buildings on King Street which is being landscaped. These are all projects of the Kingston Waterfront Redevelopment Programme. Seaga is told by the chairman of the Kingston Waterfront Redevelopment Company, Moses Matalon, that the projects are all on time and will be completed by December 15 to be in operation for Christmas. 1990:Jamaica The Bank of
and the Bustamante Industrial Trade Union reach an agreement resolving the dispute over motor car allowance for senior officers at the Ministry of Labour. The parties meet for some six hours at the ministry to discuss the matter, which threatens to lead to industrial action by the workers. The union demands that the bank’s senior administrative and executive officers be paid a motor car allowance. The bank was not against the idea, but the Ministry of the Public Service objected.
– The Gleaner Archives