‘Have no fear’

-Appellate Tribunal urges public servants to seek redress

Minister of State Joseph Harmon speaking during the dedication ceremony for the Public Service Appellate Tribunal on Friday. Seated from left to right are tribunal member Abiola Wong-Inniss, Justice (Rtd) Nandram Kissoon and Winston Browne

The Public Service Appellate Tribunal, which is already examining five cases, is urging public servants who feel that the Public Service Commission (PSC) has not done justice to their respective cases to seek redress.

“Public servants are afraid of everything; public servants are afraid of their bosses, they are afraid of their superiors, they are afraid of their supervisors, but there should be no fear whatsoever. What we have to do is to ensure that the public service ministry and the public service union sensitise and educate and make the public servants aware that they have nothing to be afraid of,” Chairman of the Public Service Appellate Tribunal Justice (Rtd) Nandram Kissoon said on Friday following a dedication ceremony for the body, which was held at its Lot 39 Brickdam, Georgetown office.

“They are free to come to the Public Service Appellate Tribunal at any time. But if it is a decision which was made by the Public Service Commission, they must file their papers within 90 days, that is what the law says,” he added.

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