Connell Hunte

Almost 94,000 children in the United States tested positive for Covid-19 as many of them prepare for the reopening of schools.

Almost 94,000 children in the United States tested positive for Covid-19 as many of them prepare for the reopening of schools. With the spread of the Delta variant across the United States, nearly 94,000 children have become infected with the Covid-19 virus. According to new state-level data analyzed by the

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Employees at the Scarborough General Hospital cry: “Poor Management!”

“No Basic Equipment! No Gloves! Cat Infestation! Continued Covid-19 outbreaks!” These were just some of the complaints that were reported following phone interviews with employees at the Scarborough General Hospital. According to the employees, the Chief of Medical Staff and the Health Secretary were engaged in covering up the continued

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Pay NIB workers

The PSA and the National Insurance Board (NIB) signed an agreement for a 9% wage increase for workers for the period 2014-2016. This agreement was registered at the Industrial Court but to date the workers have not received their increases as stipulated in the agreement. The Minister of Finance has

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Ongoing Health and Safety Issues for Health Care Workers during Covid-19 pandemic

The Public Services Association (PSA), represented by Industrial Relations Officer (IRO), Jermima Brown, has stated that management of the Eastern Regional Health Authority (ERHA) continues to blatantly disregard the health concerns of their workers. It has been ongoing that IRO Brown has been making interventions on behalf of the health

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4 positive Covid-19 cases at St. Dominic’s – PSA questions preventive measures.

The Public Services Association, (PSA) represented by General Secretary (GS) Susan P. Gray, has expressed dissatisfaction with the Covid-19 protocols at the St. Dominic’s Children Home in Belmont Port-of-Spain. GS Ms. Gray has indicated that four persons had tested positive for the Covid-19 virus at the home. She stated that

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Woes of a Medical Lab Technician

Once again, Medical Laboratory Technicians (MLT’s) have displayed their gross discontent with their respective managements’ autocratic style of leadership. Since the Public Services Association (PSA) highlighted several issues shared from its membership a week ago via a multi-media report, many other MLT’s came forward to the PSA with their grievances.

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Trade Union Federations call on CAL to defer retrenchment of employees.

The National Trade Union Centre (NATUC), Federation of Independent Trade Unions and Non-Governmental Organizations (FITUN) and Joint Trade Union Movement (JTUM), in a press release issued yesterday, condemned the decision of Caribbean Airline Limited (CAL) to retrench 450 employees. The three Federations have also condemned CAL’s refusal to recognize the

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