The Star (St. Lucia) - - LOCAL -

The Na­tional Work­ers Union (NWU) has re­quested the in­ter­ven­tion of the Act­ing Labour Com­mis­sioner, Mr. Ray Nar­cisse in an in­dus­trial im­passe with the Man­age­ment of Al­ter­na­tive Se­cu­rity Ser­vices Ltd. The NWU is the bar­gain­ing agent for se­cu­rity guards em­ployed with the company.

The union has sought sev­eral ap­point­ments with the company with­out suc­cess and as a re­sult strongly con­demns the company’s tac­tics. The Na­tional Work­ers Union is def­i­nitely not pre­pared to tol­er­ate the company’s be­hav­ior.

The NWU is pre­par­ing to hold a gen­eral meet­ing with the se­cu­rity guards at which a decision will be made on the way for­ward.

“Al­ter­na­tive Se­cu­rity Ser­vices Ltd is be­ing man­aged by a group of Trinida­di­ans,” a state­ment from Ty­rone G. May­nard, Pres­i­dent Gen­eral of the NWU stated.

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