NUPW president Akanni McDowall (FILE)
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Thousands of public servants who have been in temporary positions for at least three years, and who have clean records, will soon get their letters of appointment.
This was promised yesterday by Prime Minister Mia Mottley at a meeting of the tripartite Social Partnership.
The move, expected to affect at least 4 000 public officers, has already started with nurses. About 200 of the health professionals have received the first part of their notification in the two-step process. A similar procedure will be adopted for qualified Government workers across the board.
President of the National Union of Public Workers (NUPW), Akanni McDowall, was cock-a-hoop about the decision, since that union had placed the appointment of public officers on the front burner for the past decade. (BA)
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