Friday, April 12, 2024

Inniss chides ‘silent’ unions

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TRADE UNIONS, which have been “vile” relating to some state-owned organisations, seem to have fallen silent concerning the Banks Holdings Limited (BHL) saga, says Minister of Industry and Commerce Donville Inniss.

Speaking at a Democratic Labour Party St Michael East branch meeting in St Giles Primary School on Sunday evening, Inniss said his major concern was for the jobs at the company, something he added should be a top priority for the unions.

“I want to know the jobs at BHL are protected. If [the workers there] are unionised, I hope the unions are doing more than watching from a distance but are agitating for the protection of their workers. The same unions that conduct themselves in a very reckless manner sometimes with [some] other issues need to stand up and pay [more] attention [now]. (CA)

Please read the full story in today’s Daily Nation, or in the eNATION edition.

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