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RANDY BENNETT, [email protected]


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SHOP STEWARDS at Grantley Adams International Airport (GAIA) and the National Union of Public Workers (NUPW) are at loggerheads.

The impasse stems from a decision by the NUPW not to issue a press release clarifying the reason for the current go-slow at the island’s lone airport.

Following a breakdown in wage negotiations last week between the airport’s management and the NUPW, staff at the airport proceeded on a go-slow.

However, the MIDWEEK NATION has learnt that shop stewards and NUPW president Akanni McDowall agreed to issue a press release after that meeting, informing the public that their actions were not related to the current industrial action by customs and immigration officers. (RB)

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