NWU to be represented at regional meeting

PRESS RELEASE:- A two-man delegation from the National Workers Union (NWU) comprising of Messrs. Solace Myers, Deputy President General and Johann Harewood, Assistant Secretary General will leave Saint Lucia on August 16, 2016 for Nassau, Bahamas. While in Nassau they will meet with Caribbean trade union officials representing employees of Cable &Wireless/LIME/FLOW which was recently purchased by Liberty Global.

The regional meeting which will attract thirty-five (35) participants is being sponsored by Union Network International (UNI) will run from August 17-18, 2016. On the Agenda will be:

* Significance of solidarity among workers employed with Liberty Global at local, regional and international levels.

* The establishment of an industrial plan to drive unionization of all workers employed with Liberty Global.

* Educational initiatives to expose undermining attempts to job security and standardization of benefits.

The NWU is of the opinion that this meeting is timely and important, given the history and anti-union tactics being adopted by multinational entities.

The National Workers Union is an affiliate of Union Network International (UNI).

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