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At odds once more


At odds once more

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THE  NATIONAL Union of Public Workers (NUPW) was busy yesterday evening preparing a response to the comments made by Minister of Labour Dr Esther Byer when they were forced to evacuate their headquarters as a result of a suspicious package that was  delivered there.

As a result, president Akanni McDowall told the DAILY NATION the statement would be issued to the media this morning instead.

He added that the NUPW had also summoned its members to a meeting at 2 p.m. to update them about the matter involving the Barbados Investment and Development Corporation (BIDC).

On Tuesday evening the stand-off between the two entities seemed settled when the NUPW held a news conference  to announce that it had accepted a proposal from the BIDC to re-employ the ten staffers who were forced into early retirement.

Please read the full story in today’s Daily Nation, or in the eNATION edition.