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BIDC 11 may sue


BIDC 11 may sue

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THE SAGA INVOLVING the “terminated” Barbados Investment & Development Corporation (BIDC) workers has taken a new twist.

A lawyer is threatening to slap the statutory board with a lawsuit unless 11 of the 13 are immediately reinstated and their termination papers are rescinded. The remaining two employees are yet to join the suit.

The new twist came yesterday as attorney Gregory Nicholls came into the fray on behalf of severed employees David Parris, Angela Haynes, Maharley Babb, Patricia Moseley, Joan Elcock, Godfrey Branker, Dianne Jack-Wiltshire, Kenrick Hoyte, Loreen Taylor, Rosalind Cumberbatch and Oriel Taylor-Lavine.

He sent a letter to the hierarchy of the Harbour Road state enterprise instructing it that its actions on Wednesday were contrary to Section 8 of the Pensions [Miscellaneous Provisions] Act 2004 and therefore illegal.

Please read the full story in today’s Saturday Sun, or in the eNATION edition.