NAACIE workers suspend strike but no budging on pay demands

Ahead of a meeting at the Ministry of Labour this morning, the National Association of Agricultural, Commercial and Industrial Employees (NAACIE) on Wednesday morning called off a strike by its GuySuCo workers for a pay increase.

But according to General Secretary of NAACIE, Kenneth Joseph, “We will not let up on this… we believe that the company is looking for allies where there are lies.”

Joseph said that there will be no negotiations with GuySuCo until the ministry is met with to discuss the reason for the strike and a decision would be made as to what the next step will be. He further stated that during the meeting, the union will be looking to confirm whether a statement issued by the state-run GuySuCo is true.

On Tuesday, GuySuCo issued a statement saying that …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.



Join the Conversation

After you comment, click Post. If you're not already logged in you will be asked to log in or register.

The Comments section is intended to provide a forum for reasoned and reasonable debate on the newspaper's content and is an extension of the newspaper and what it has become well known for over its history: accuracy, balance and fairness. We reserve the right to edit/delete comments which contain attacks on other users, slander, coarse language and profanity, and gratuitous and incendiary references to race and ethnicity. We moderate ALL comments, so your comment will not be published until it has been reviewed by a moderator.