GuySuCo pensioners object to payments via bank

A move by the Guyana Sugar Corporation (GuySuCo) to pay pensions through the bank, in a bid to improve security and its financial systems, resulted in a protest by the pensioners yesterday.

Retired employees of the sugar company gathered in front of the LBI Community Centre on the East Coast of Demerara to protest the change in operations.

A statement from the Guyana Agricultural and General Workers’ Union (GAWU) said, “The pensioners are extremely dismayed by attempts by the state-owned sugar company to demand that their pensions be sent to the commercial banks for payments.”….