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ArcelorMittal’s actions cloaked in trappings of deception: the story behind the exit

The following letter on ArcelorMittal’s retrenchment of hundreds of Trinidad and Tobago employees was written by Communication Workers’ Union (CWU) education officer Bryan St Louis: Retrenchment is defined as the forced layoff of employees by a company usually to cut down or reduce payroll expenses. In our jurisdiction and in accordance …

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CAL set to axe London route, staff reductions imminent

Caribbean Airlines is set to discontinue its route to London Gatwick, effective 10 January 2016, according to an internal memo issued today by CEO Michael DiLollo. The information was subsequently relayed to the media after lunch. CAL’s London route not only serves Trinidad and Tobago passengers but also travellers from Venezuela, Suriname, Guyana and …

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WASA workers can also be out the wetting business

More than half of WASA’s 4,800 staff faces the possibility of retrenchment after Public Utilities Minister Emmanuel “Hurricane” George admitted that workforce reduction is expected in restructuring. Or, as far as Trinidad Express is concerned, blah, blah, blah—seventy five percent of the Express website today was dedicated to TV6 Crime …

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