‘Silver lining’ emerging for GuySuCo

- Chand

Saying that a “silver lining” is beginning to emerge for the struggling sugar industry, President of the Guyana Agricultural and General Workers Union (GAWU) Komal Chand yesterday said GuySuCo’s viability is contingent on its ability to grow a good quantity and quality cane.

Addressing the May Day rally hosted by the Federation of Independent Trade Unions of Guyana (FITUG) at the National Park, Chand noted that there is adequate land to produce the requisite amount of sugar cane and he said that with good management, a satisfied work force and various innovations, the industry can regain its profitable status in a short while.

“There is no easy route to achieve this [profitability] but it is neither beyond our capability,” Chand said, while adding that the turnaround of the industry lies in the hands of management and workers.

For yet another year, there were two separate rallies held by FITUG and the Guyana Trades Union Congress (GTUC) after a march …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.

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