Hotel Tower workers still to be paid

-owed $5.5M

Despondent Hotel Tower workers and their union say they now believe that the hotel’s owner Salim Azeez misled them when he said that he was brokering a deal with new owners and lamented that they still have not been paid.

“It seems it is all lies, it was a made up story about getting new buyers and everything …Salim went from pushing us around for the money to now hiding from us and we don’t know when workers will be paid,” Clerical and Commercial Workers Union representative for the workers, Sherwood Clarke told Stabroek News yesterday.

On May 23rd, the historic hotel abruptly closed and employees protested after they were told through an anonymous phone call that …To continue reading, login with an active account or subscribe now.

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