Finally, pay for workers across much of economy is climbing
Rohan Powel Michael Gottshalk but we still see the pockets of crime. We hope to see a lot more patrolling in the business district so that persons can be more comfortable and reassured.”
He said CCTV coverage needs to be expanded into other towns like Christiana.
Business operators are not the only ones complaining about the need to get crime under control. Rohan Powell, acting deputy superintendent of the Manchester Fire Brigade, said his teams have to get police escort to responds to emergencies in some areas.
“There are some hostile places. If ever we get a call from Job Lane we must go therewith police. We have got our units damaged there when responding to incidents and firefighters receiving threats from irate citizens,” he told The Gleaner.
The concerns of the stakeholders, however, are not supported by data which are pointing to crime trending down, except for breakins.
For the period January 1-November 6, the parish recorded 33 murders, 12 less than for the similar period last year. Shooting, aggravated assault, rape and larceny are all down,
Break ins, however, are on the rise. Up to Sunday, there were 243 incidents for the year, 41 more than the figure for the similar period last year. WASHINGTON (AP): WORKERS AT construction sites, hotels and restaurants have enjoyed solid pay raises in the past 12 months. So have employees of utilities and telecom firms. Finally, after years of stagnant pay, more American workers are receiving meaningful raises — a trend driven home by the government’s October jobs report.
Average hourly pay surged 10 cents an hour last month to an average of $25.92, the government reported Friday. That’s 2.8 per cent higher than it was a year ago, the sharpest 12-month increase since 2009.
The job market appears much