CTUSAB?general secretary Dennis DePeiza making a point as vice-president Mona Robinson looks on. (Picture by Lennox Devonish.)
General secretary Dennis DePeiza made the plea at a Press conference yesterday afternoon at CTUSAB's Beckles Road, St Michael headquarters, while delivering his May Day message and in light of continuing retrenchment exercises across Government's statutory corporations.
He had made two previous requests for meetings with the Prime Minister and the Social Partnership, but reported he had received no written confirmation from Stuart.
believed a response would be forthcoming.
"I have every reason to believe that he
is well aware that we have been pushing this matter and we are optimistic that sometime within the immediate future . . . and I don't mean sometime within the next quarter the year, I am hoping very shortly that this discussion will unfold," he
said while fielding questions from the media. (LW)