Staff sue UG over remitting of tax, NIS

– protest non-payment of salaries, benefits

The University of Guyana Senior Staff Association (UGSSA) and the UG Workers’ Union (UGWU) have filed a writ against the university over the non-payment of workers’ benefits and remittances of their tax and insurance contributions off campus.

Staff yesterday also protested the late payment of salaries. Over 50 protestors stood in the parking lot of the Education Lecture Theatre on the campus shouting for the removal of Vice-Chancellor Jacob Opadeyi, while UGSSA President Dr Pasty Francis accompanied a marshal of the court who served the summons on the VC.

A writ filed in the High Court claims damages in excess of $100,000 for fraudulent conversion of  …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.

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