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(ANTIGUA NEWS ROOM) — Prime Minister Browne says the Government of Antigua and Barbuda will make available $2.8 million for LIAT. “$1.4 million will go to the [administrator] and $1.4 million will go towards paying the staff who have been working for the past month and have not received a red cent,” Prime Minister Browne […]

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Prime Minister Allen Chastanet has addressed what he describes as a ‘miscommunication’ that has been going around, asserting that MPs gave themselves a salary hike amidst the current COVID-19 pandemic. “That’s not true,” he told reporters outside parliament Tuesday. He recalled that there was a Salary Review Commission appointed back in 2008. According to Chastanet, […]

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Monthly paid employees at the Castries Constituency council were notified on Thursday that their salary payments would be late. The council says it is currently experiencing a severe decline in revenue and will now be exploring other options to generate income to meet its obligations.
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The President of the Police Welfare Association (PWA), Travis Cicot, has urged members of the organisation to disregard fake news that was posted on social media regarding salary talks with the government. “It was conveyed that there was a meeting held via zoom with the minister and it was confirmed that the 50% cash and […]

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Public servants have been paid in full for the month of April. The decision was taken at the 11th hour, after many were left in suspense over whether they would receive a 100% cash salary on time. The trade union federation however, says it’s not all good news especially for statutory bodies like the Sir …
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The government’s Senior Communications Officer Nicole McDonald has announced that all public servants were paid their salaries in full for the month of April, today. In a statement on Timothy Poleon’s Newsspin programme, McDonald said that full cash payments were paid, and that the government continues to dialogue with trade unions. She said that at […]

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The trade union federation has denied that there was any agreement to push back the scheduled pay-date for public servants. This as affiliates of the TUF maintain that government honors in full April salaries for public servants. The police welfare association and the St. Lucia civil service association (CSA) outlined the government’s salary proposal and …
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One local business owner is cautioning the government against slashing the wages of public servants to deal with the economic fall-out of the covid-19 pandemic. Everitus Jn Marie warns that such a measure, despite the state of emergency would only add fuel to the flames.
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The trade union federation (TUF) warns that while it is ready to work with the government during the unprecedented global pandemic, this will not supersede the interest of its membership. This comes against the back-drop of online reports surrounding the wages of public servants. The TUF reveals that for now, there has been no formal …
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Press Release:-  The St. Lucia Trade Union Federation wishes to clear the air on a matter circulating in social media with reference to Government’s request for a pay cut for public Servants. The facts are as follows: (1) Presidents of Public Sector Unions/Staff Associations received correspondence on 31st March, 2020 inviting them to attend a […]

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