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UWI economist: Possible ripple effect of wage hike by unions
Posted: Wednesday, January 4, 2017

UWI economist: Possible ripple effect of wage hike by unions
The University of the West Indies economics lecturer Dr Roger Hosein: "The State, in fiscal year 2015/2016, spent $9.7 billion on wages and salaries as compared to $6.9 billion at the height of the oil boom in fiscal year 2007/2008."

'SHOW SOME BLASTED RESPECT!'This from Oilfield Workers Trade Union (OWTU) president general Ancel Roget as he yesterday defended the union's decision to tender notice to state-owned oil company Petrotrin of a strike by its workers over stalled salary negotiations.

Political backlash if offer not changed
Roget warns Govt…

Prepare for strike
OWTU, Petrotrin talks end in stalemate

Support builds for OWTU's camp

Rudy: No input from Labour Minister, Govt
In the face of an impending shutdown at State-owned Petrotrin, Opposition MP and former trade unionist Rudy Indarsingh is calling on the Government to "display leadership" in dealing with this impasse

Govt in retreat

Crime high on agenda
Cabinet retreat highlights

NLCB director facing 5 misconduct charges

CoP: Do more to suppress murders
Divisional commanders told

39 candidates in THA race

Highway hazards
Complaints to PM of bad roads in South

Cariflex facing closure in talks with new partner for survival

Culture Minister pledges support for Yankarran family
The Minister of Culture, Dr Nyan Gadsby-Dolly says the Government will be assisting in the funeral arrangements for the deceased artiste.

Musical send-off for Yankarran on Thursday

Couva woman missing

No teeth, no justice
Court date mix-up, accused freed

Morvant man murdered
THE country has recorded its second murder for the New Year.

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