BCGI’s Russian management, union talking in earnest

– Lewis says atmosphere could be on the mend

The visit last December to Guyana by officials of the Russian company RUSAL, the majority shareholder in the local company Bauxite Company of Guyana Inc (BCGI) in an effort to end a longstanding industrial relations’ dispute involving workers and management may have paved the way for an improved relationship between the two sides, General Secretary of the Guyana Bauxite and General Workers Union (GB&GWU) Lincoln Lewis has told the Stabroek Business.

“We’re talking; the union, the company and the Government of Guyana, and when you consider where we were just a few months ago that in itself is a significant step forward,” Lewis told this newspaper.

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