Former Minister for Labour and Attorney at Law Dr. Velon John will deliver Awards to Shop Stewards at a May Day event organized by the National Workers Union (NWU).
Twenty-seven (27) Shop Stewards will be honoured on Workers Day, May 1st, 2016. The event will be held at the Royal St. Lucian by Rex Resorts and will commence from 7:00 p.m.
The service awards to the Stewards are for valiantly upholding the principles of fairness and integrity, contributing constructively to the maintenance of a healthy industrial climate at plant level and defending the rights of workers.
Mrs. Margaret Monplaisir, Managing Director of St. Lucia Distillers and Mr. Andrew Quashie, Deputy Labour Commissioner will deliver addresses at the Opening Ceremony with Mr. Johann Harewood, Assistant Secretary General of the NWU doing the Vote of Thanks.