City workers to intensify strike
-union head says markets will be closed today
With attempts to broker a settlement yielding no success, Mayor and City Council (M&CC) workers plan to intensify their strike from today, although some staffers returned to their jobs yesterday after salaries were paid out.
“Persons went back because they were waiting for us to give them an update. On Wednesday, all the markets will be closed; all sections will be closed because we are intensifying this action. We will be closed until we meet and if the matter is not resolved then we will continue to strike,” President of the Guyana Local Government Officers Union (GLGOU) Dale Beresford said.
Members of the General Workers Union (GWU) and the GLGOU took strike action since last Friday, mainly because of the non-payment of salaries for last month, the instruction by Town Clerk (acting) Carol Sooba to have …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.