The Nation believes in equal treatment of its employees. It has established an environment that fosters the highest levels of staff morale and performance.
The company has a strong commitment to training and development and the empowerment of staff at all levels. The Nation has been unionized for the last twenty years and has a formal Memorandum of Agreement with the Barbados Workers Union that speaks equally to workers’ and management’s rights. In 2004 the Nation was cited by the International Labour Organisation, through regional organisation (PROMALCO) - Promotion of Management – Labour Co-operation which is responsible for creating standards for companies’ labour and management relations and for best practices in staff relations.
The Nation views its employees holistically and has a number of programmes and facilities for staff, including counselling services, regularly scheduled visits by nurses to do on-plant health tests, a credit union and a state-of-the-art gym.