News and Commentaries from Various News Sources in T&T
Workers ignore call to stay home Posted: Wednesday, March 3, 2021
Workers ignore call to stay home, rest and reflect Workers at the Water and Sewerage Authority's (WASA) St Joseph headquarters reported for duty in their numbers yesterday, seemingly ignoring a call from National Trade Union Centre (NATUC) and Public Services Association president Watson Duke to stay at home.
Only 97 have covid19 In all, TT has had 7,717 covid19 cases, of whom 7,481 have recovered. Some 15 patients remain in hospital.
Public sector job evaluation and compensation exercise enters phase 2 "As we continue moving the project towards its successful completion, it is envisaged that at the end of the project, the civil service will have a new job evaluation and compensation system that can impact positively on the effective and efficient delivery of services across the public service in Trinidad and Tobago," CPO Commander Dr Daryl Dindial said.
The turtles are coming: No driving on the beach, warns NGO Turtle nesting season, which takes place from March 1 to the end of August in Trinidad and Tobago, has begun, and turtle conservation groups are actively urging citizens not to drive on beaches where there are turtle nesting sites.
Duke's family firm banks $9.8M from WASA deals Public Services Association (PSA) president Watson Duke has been challenged to come clean with his members and the nation about his wife's company, Blackstone Engineering Technologies Ltd, which was paid a total of just over $9.8 million from the Water and Sewerage Authority (WASA) between 2014 and 2020.
Dirt dumped in river disrupts "The turbidity was as a result of the irresponsible behaviour of a mining contractor located in East Trinidad. We are taking this matter very seriously and we will be taking action against this contractor to set an example. When we talk about the transformation of the water sector these are the things we have to address and tackle head-on."
Lured by Kimberly, victim ends up sucking toes of robbers However, moments after he parked his vehicle, they were approached two armed men – one with a cutlass and the other with a firearm and a wooden baseball bat. The victim reported that 'Kimberly' exited his vehicle and left in an unknown direction. The armed men then attacked him, and dealt him several blows and tied him up.