CCJ rules in favour of dismissed Dominica radio station manager

The Trinidad-based Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ), Friday ruled that the Dominica Broadcasting Corporation should pay its former general manager EC$52,000 in damages for wrongful termination of her services.

In addition, the CCJ, the island’s highest court, awarded Mariette Warrington costs at the CCJ, estimated at EC$37,800, and prescribed costs in the High Court and Court of Appeal.

The CCJ ruled that Warrington should be paid the equivalent of six months’ salary, gratuity and holiday pay totalling EC$52,3000 as damages.

The Dominica Broadcasting Corporation had paid her one month’s salary and an honorarium when they terminated her, and the High Court and the Court of Appeal had upheld these payments.

In her application before the CCJ, the former general manager…

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