Video: Intolerance in the Caribbean Workplace


In October 2008, I completed an issue of FirstCuts (#27) that pointed to the fact that intolerance in the Caribbean workplace comes at a very high price.

That post came on the heels of comments made by Prime Minister Bruce Golding of Jamaica that gays would not be allowed to join his cabinet.

A policeman, and therefore a member of the civil service, recently came out of the closet, and in declaring that he is gay, shared his experience at the risk of facing a severe backlash.

What should an executive, HR director or board member do if this were a private company?

Here is the link to my original FirstCuts article: