GGMC workers’ union seek international help to certify mercury clean-up ; 200+ workers suffer mercury poisoning

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'Teachers picket union over pay hike' 2018-07-04 [Guyana Chronicle]

GAWU’s move to court over severance pay was approved by the Union’s General Council 2018-07-04 [The Stabroek News]

GuySuCo sets up coordinating body for alternative livelihoods Programme 2018-06-24 [The Stabroek News]

Govt’s handling of Enmore Martyrs observance was poor, GTUC excluded from planning 2018-06-18 [The Stabroek News]

Union seeking overseas help on whether GGMC HQ safe from mercury 2018-05-29 [The Stabroek News]

GGMC workers’ union seek international help to certify mercury clean-up ; 200+ workers suffer mercury poisoning 2018-05-28 [Demerara Waves]

GPSU says new union not certified to represent GGMC workers 2018-05-18 [The Stabroek News]

Gays, lesbians must leverage votes for scrapping of buggery, cross-dressing laws- GTUC Chief 2018-05-18 [Demerara Waves]

GGMC workers break away from GPSU representation 2018-05-13 [The Stabroek News]

'Unions representing Oldendorff, BCGI-RUSAL workers discuss concerns with govt as transshipping company prepares to shut operations' 2018-04-23 [Demerara Waves]

‘As a trade unionist I take seriously the responsibility to engage in activism that will bring about justice and fair play’ 2018-03-29 [The Stabroek News]

Boycott general elections, withhold funds if no political party regulation, campaign financing law 2018-03-29 [Demerara Waves]

'Integrated Security Services’ guards stage protest over unpaid wages' 2018-03-15 [Kaieteur News]

There should be a national strike of sugar workers to secure their severance benefits 2018-03-06 [The Stabroek News]

'Hundreds more sugar workers to be laid off' 2018-01-23 [Starbroek News]

'Fruitful talks …GAWU, NAACIE pledge to work with gov’t to fix sugar industry' 2018-01-20 [Guyana Chronicle]

'House approves $1.93B for GuySuCo workers’ severance pay' 2018-01-20 [Kaieteur News]

'Unions, Govt. agree to cooperate on finding solutions to sugar woes' 2018-01-20 [Kaieteur News]

AFC’s statements on severance say a lot about the sincerity of their concern for sugar workers 2018-01-18 [The Stabroek News]

,Over $2B to be paid to redundant sugar workers : President Granger' 2018-01-11 [Guyana Chronicle]

GAWU skeptical about gov’t statements on severance pay for sugar workers 2017-12-25 [Stabroek News]

GAWU has mounted a strong, consistent struggle against estate closures 2017-12-09 [The Stabroek News]

BCGI’s Russian management ignores union 2017-12-05 [The Stabroek News]

Thousands of sugar workers being laid off; unions demand compensation 2017-11-30 [Demerara Waves]

'Unions lose court bid to stop closure of sugar estates' 2017-11-28 [Guyana Chronicle]

'Rusal workers threaten strike action' 2017-11-28 [Kaieteur News]

'Unions appeal court’s denial quash decision to close sugar estates' 2017-11-28 [Kaieteur News]

Bauxite company continues to show contempt for the workers 2017-11-28 [The Stabroek News]

Minister Scott issues letter to RUSAL Guyana on workers pay 2017-11-18 [The Stabroek News]

City workers strike for pay; admin promises cash today 2017-11-16 [Demerara Waves]

Gov’t, teachers agree to high-level task force 2017-10-31 [The Stabroek News]

Testing government’s take-it-or-leave-it pay negotiating strategy 2017-10-31 [The Stabroek News]

Wage hikes for academic staff should be linked to performance 2017-10-30 [Stabroek News]

Gov’t not delivering on promise to restore collective bargaining 2017-10-29 [The Stabroek News]

‘Partnership’ cannot be based on GuySuCo’s dictated terms and conditions 2017-10-20 [The Stabroek News]

There is no guarantee all sugar workers would be retained in privatisation 2017-09-20 [The Stabroek News]

GGMC has shown disrespect to Barticians over Pork-knockers Day 2017-08-24 [The Stabroek News]

'GPSU calls on Pres. Granger to intervene in wage talk' 2017-07-27 [Kaieteur News]

Union considers legal action against GTT over sacking of workers 2017-07-18 [The Stabroek News]

GuySuCo warns it may be forced to close Uitvlugt estate 2017-05-23 [The Stabroek News]

More legal action if GTT does not comply with High Court Order- Telecom Workers Union 2017-05-13 [Demerara Waves]

Workers Revolt in France’s South American Colony 2017-03-27 [Telesurch TV]

Proposals floated to sell off several sugar estates, shed non-core operations 2017-01-01 [The Stabroek News]

GPL puts contracted workers, managers on standby , in wake of industrial unrest 2016-12-20 [Demerara Waves]

Brace for more blackouts as GPL workers go on strike for increased salaries 2016-12-19 [Demerara Waves]

GAWU accuses GuySuCo of stalling on wages talks 2016-12-07 [Stabroek News]

Strike severely cuts power 2016-12-01 [The Stabroek News]

R&F Podcast – Sugar workers in Guyana 2016-10-27 [Rank and File]

BCGI gearing to sever workers’ ties with union 2016-10-21 [The Stabroek News]

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