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PSVs want some aid too


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PSVs want some aid too
Mark A. Haynes, communications and marketing officer of the Alliance Owners of Public Transport. (FILE)

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Public service vehicle (PSV) operators say it is only fair that they too get financial assistance during the two-week national pause starting on Wednesday.

This is the appeal the Alliance Owners of Public Transport (AOPT) is making to Government in the wake of other workers in different sectors being offered aid.

Communications and marketing officer Mark A. Haynes said PSV workers would be put at a disadvantage and should be liable to receive some money.

“COVID-19 has bitten us bitterly in terms of our finances and when we return to 60 per cent capacity, it would further put a dent in the sector and we have to brace ourselves for that,” he said during a press conference held at Bank Hall Plaza, St Michael, on Saturday. (SB)

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