Franklyn: Rally round McDowall
SUPPORT EMBATTLED trade union leader Akanni McDowall or you might as well close shop, trade unionists have been told.
The hard advice came from within their ranks as the dispute involving the Government and McDowall, president of the National Union of Public Workers, drags on over his recent removal from the acting position of health promotion officer to his substantive post as an environmental health assistant.
In a no-holds-barred presentation yesterday on Day 1 of a two-day Cross Disciplinary Conference at the Cave Hill Campus, outspoken Unity Workers Union leader Caswell Franklyn charged that McDowall was unfairly removed.
He argued that political victimisation was at the heart of the decision. (WILLCOMM)
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