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PSA and TTUTA reject 4% offer
Posted: Sunday, June 19, 2022

PSA and TTUTA reject 4% offer
Head of the PSA Leroy Baptiste said the offer was rejected as it covers a six-year period 2014-1019 with two per cent increases for 2016 and two per cent for 2019.

PM's Labour Day message: Back pay can cost Govt $5 B
If public sector wage negotiations are eventually settled at more than eight per cent, back pay alone could cost the Government over $5 billion (TT) Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley said in his 2022 Labour Day address.

Unions 'more relevant today than ever before'
"The movement is up against some very powerful forces and, in that context, no one worker or small group of workers can expect to fully protect their interests. The trade union movement is critical for the protection of workers interests," he said.

Natuc: Government must outline process for National Tripartite Advisory Council
Lambert, who is also the leader of the National Union of Government and Federated Workers (NUGFW), said he has received correspondence asking for Natuc to return to the NTAC. "But we have been there for four years and nothing was done for labour. We put forward our proposals and they made promises but they never did anything. So we will not be going back just based on that request."

President: Unions, employers must work together

Opposition Leader: Working class under threat by government policies

PM to miss Europe leaders summit
Asked whether another government representative will represent TT at the European summit in the absence of the Prime Minister, Browne said, "That invitation was for the PM specifically." Browne and Minister in the Office of the Prime Minister Stuart Young had accompanied the Prime Minister to California. They returned on June 12.

Unemployment and the brain drain

$1.6m grants for 62 maxi-taxi drivers in Tobago
He said it was recognised that owing to the pandemic, many of the drivers were out of work and their maxi taxis were unused for very long periods.

NGOs, UN agency go to market to educate people about gender-based violence
At the Tunapuna Market on Saturday, co-founder of Fire Circle Nicole S Hendrickson said people were shocked to find out that they can become victims of gender-based violence through their smart devices. She explained that instances where people have been threatened through social media, texts or calls, have their devices taken away or destroyed, were all acts of gender-based violence. She said this is called technology facilitated gender-based violence, and educates people about it after they've taken part in her survey.

Moruga woman beaten, tied up, sexually assaulted by ex-husband

Siparia woman, 48, bludgeoned to death with hammer
No one was arrested, and the police do not have a motive.

Calvin Greenidge: They want me dead says he informed police about govt minister and gangster link

Autopsy: Wrightson Road shooter did not die by suicide
Police said these results were not consistent with speculation on social media that he died by suicide. This was originally suggested after a photo of him appearing to hold the gun under his chin was circulated on social media.

Man killed with broken bottle in Point Fortin
"He was not a bad boy, although he spent about ten years in prison for drugs. He was a calypsonian and won trophies from competitions in the Carerra prison. He liked to sing and drink," Greene said.

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