6 Things You Need To Know Today – September 10, 2014

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  1. Pressure On Parties: Proposed Law Threatens Sanctions If Political Camps Fail To Disclose Accounts. Provisions have been crafted in a bill tabled before Parliament yesterday that could result in the deregistration of delinquent political parties… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  2. Flexitime Bill To Punish Bosses Who Infringe On Right To Worship. The Labour ministry has issued a warning that employers will not be allowed to breach employees’ constitutional right to worship when the flexitime law comes into effect… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  3. Causeway Fishermen Cry Foul. Fishermen are claiming the recent unexplained deaths of hundreds of crab, shrimp and small fish in a nursery area at the New Causeway Fishing Complex near Jamworld in St Catherine is being caused by a toxic substance discharged from a processing facility along Spanish Town Road in Kingston… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  4. Start-Up Jamaica Got Off The Mark. Start-Up Jamaica (SUJ) moved into gear recently with the start of a five-day intensive workshop for the 60 entrepreneurs who were selected from a large number of applicants to participate in the inaugural phase of the initiative… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  5. Parliament Pays Tribute To Roger. Government backbencher Dr D.K. Duncan wants the Mackfield to Ferris main road in western Jamaica to be renamed in honour of Roger Clarke… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com
  6. Canada Stop Reggae Boyz. Jamaica took an early lead, but succumbed to a disjointed performance against a better-organised Canada to lose 3-1 in their friendly football international here last night… Read more at Jamaica-Gleaner.com