Tag: sugar workers

Agriculture Minister remembers slain Rose Hall sugar workers with a wreath-laying ceremony

Agriculture Minister remembers slain Rose Hall sugar workers with a wreath-laying ceremony

Staff Writer Staff Writer- March 14, 2021

Agriculture Minister Zulfikar Mustapha on Saturday last paid homage to the 15 sugar workers referred to as the Rose Hall ... Read More

GUYSUCO, union should meet to iron out salary increases -Min. Jordan

Alexis Rodney Alexis Rodney- December 4, 2019

DPI, Guyana, Wednesday, December 4, 2019 Finance Minister, Honourable Winston Jordan has again put to rest misinformation regarding the payment ... Read More

OUR HISTORY, OUR MARTYRS

OUR HISTORY, OUR MARTYRS

Staff Writer Staff Writer- June 16, 2019

TODAY, June 16, marks 71 years since five sugar workers – Rambarran, Lall a/k Pooran, Lallabagee, Surujbally and Harry – ... Read More

Many former sugar workers satisfied with severance 

Many former sugar workers satisfied with severance 

Staff Writer Staff Writer- December 4, 2018

- MP Charandass Persaud DPI, Tuesday, Guyana, December 4, 2019 Member of Parliament, Charrandass Persaud on Tuesday told the National ... Read More

PPP supports Govt to fund severance for sugar workers

PPP supports Govt to fund severance for sugar workers

Staff Writer Staff Writer- October 31, 2018

– $3BILLION supplementary funding approved, $2.5B for severance payments   DPI, Guyana, Wednesday, October 31, 2018 On a call by ... Read More

$600M in supplementary funding for NDIA, GuySuCo

$600M in supplementary funding for NDIA, GuySuCo

Staff Writer Staff Writer- October 31, 2018

─ monies included for sugar workers’ severance ─ many retrenched sugar workers are being employed by NDIA for vital works ... Read More

Coalition Govt has not abandoned the sugar industry & workers – Pres. Granger

Coalition Govt has not abandoned the sugar industry & workers – Pres. Granger

Staff Writer Staff Writer- October 18, 2018

– govt recognises importance of sugar industry – downsizing was necessary to save the industry – a plan is being ... Read More

Govt seeks supplementary provision to pay GuySuCo severance as Parliament reconvenes

Govt seeks supplementary provision to pay GuySuCo severance as Parliament reconvenes

Staff Writer Staff Writer- October 18, 2018

– sum is part of $7.5BILLION total supplementary provision being sought – 1,400 ex-employees have received their severance, thus far, ... Read More

Govt assures sugar workers will be paid

Govt assures sugar workers will be paid

Staff Writer Staff Writer- October 17, 2018

− Min. Jordan to seek approval for supplementary in National Assembly to make outstanding severance payments − Sittings of the ... Read More

President Granger meets protesting sugar workers at Rose Hall

President Granger meets protesting sugar workers at Rose Hall

Staff Writer Staff Writer- October 12, 2018

─ assures payment of remaining severance before year-end  Georgetown, Guyana – (October 12, 2018) President David Granger, this afternoon, reassured sugar workers ... Read More

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