Veteran trade unionist Leslie Melville, has passed away, the Guyana Public Service Union today announced.
The GPSU press release follows:
It is with great regret that the death of Mr. Leslie Melville is announced. He died today February 9, 2015 at 03:20 am Maryland, USA time. The veteran labour leader Mr. Leslie Melville, AA served the Trade Union Movement with distinction for over fifty years.
He served as General Secretary, Education Officer and Consultant of the Guyana Public Service Union, Principal Assistant Secretary Guyana Trades Union Congress, Registrar of the Critchlow Labour College, GPSU Representative on the Public Service Appellate Tribunal and Commissioner of the Public Service Commission.
He was not only a great Trade Unionist but also a great Guyanese who was honoured with a National Award, the Golden Arrowhead of Achievement.
He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Leila Bibi Melville and four children, Ferril, Patrick, Gelline and David.
The Guyana Public Service Union wishes to express is sincere condolences to the family and friends of the Late Leslie Melville.