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More to be cut

GERALYN EDWARD, [email protected]

More to be cut

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ALMOST 70 Barbados Light & Power (BL&P) employees have grabbed the company’s offer to either retire early or collect severance packages and leave the electricity supplier.

This is according to reliable sources within the organisation.

However, BL&P has now told the Barbados Workers’ Union (BWU) and the Chief Labour Officer that it wants to send home up to 50 more workers and it wants them out by June 8.

BL&P’s human resource manager Roger Babooram, in a letter on Monday to BWU general secretary Toni Moore and copied to the Chief Labour Officer Vincent Burnett, informed them that 30 to 50 more workers will have to lose their jobs in another two months. (GE)

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