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Ports targeted

RANDY BENNETT, [email protected]

Ports targeted

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PEOPLE CONDUCTING BUSINESS at the main seaport and airport today could be in for a long, frustrating experience.

That’s because the National Union of Public Workers’ (NUPW) is pushing ahead with its industrial action and has ordered customs and immigration officers at both the Grantley Adams International Airport and the Bridgetown Port on a go-slow.

Following a meeting that lasted for more than three hours at the union’s Dalkeith, St Michael headquarters yesterday, which did not have a big turn-out, general secretary Roslyn Smith said both customs and immigration officers will proceed on a go-slow today and continue throughout the weekend.

Flanked by president Akanni McDowall – the man at the centre of the dispute – treasurer Asokore Beckles and second vice-president Fabian Jones, Smith told members of the media that while the meeting was also used to address some of the workers’ grievances, a decision was made to implement the go-slow.

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