PM Roosevelt Skerrit recognizes tireless efforts of Dominican workers on Labour Day


The Prime Minister of the Commonwealth of Dominica, Dr Roosevelt Skerrit, wished all the workers a happy Labour Day on May 1 as the world celebrates the auspicious occasion. The PM recognized the tireless efforts of Dominica’s hardworking men and women on this day.

While recognizing workers on Labour Day 2023, PM Roosevelt Skerrit said, “Today, on Labour Day, let us recognize the tireless efforts and contributions of the hardworking men and women who make our nation great. We must continue to work together towards a brighter and more prosperous future for everyone.”


The significance of this day urges workers to remain mindful of their role in building a strong, productive and just society amidst the many challenges confronting our country as we continue to strive for a fair day’s work for fair pay. It is also a day that symbolizes freedom and democracy, as well as the capacity of all workers to be able to organize themselves, express their opinion, defend their rights, and ensure that their organizations are also able to do so.

The citizens and residents of Dominica are hosting several events around the island nation to celebrate this day and recognize workers for their hard work and dedication towards the country.

A small business owner, Patty Shack of Dominica, offers mouth-watering Jamaican patties, delicious rotis, and juicy rotisserie chicken meals at discounted prices on Labour Day. The small business took to Facebook to invite citizens to taste their delicious food at affordable prices.

“Happy Labour Day (May Day), Dominica! Today, we celebrate the hardworking people who make our community thrive! Thank you for your dedication and hard work! Enjoy your well-deserved day off,” said Patty Shack.

“Treat yourself and come and indulge in our mouth-watering Jamaican patties, delicious rotis, and juicy rotisserie chicken meals. CLEAR HARBOR BRANCH OPEN UNTIL 6 pm. WhatsApp orders to 245-4650,” it added.


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