March 9, 2018
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THE general manager of the Water and Sewerage Corporation said he has instructed attorneys to pursue court action over a scathing letter written by the “disputed” president of the utility provider’s management union.
The Water & Sewerage Corporation's executive chairman will today write to Cabinet ministers asking to restart delinquent customer disconnections as the utility grapples with "dire financial straits".
The Water & Sewerage Corporation's line staff union must hold a new election after the Supreme Court found "the overall fairness" and integrity of the first leadership ballot was "called into question".
A Supreme Court judge has awarded the Water and Sewerage Corporation costs in a recently ended case with the Bahamas Utilities Services and Allied Workers Union.
INDUSTRIAL action appears certain, according to the Water and Sewerage Management Union, citing unwillingness by the water provider to resolve outstanding issues in good faith.
WATER and Sewerage Management Union (WSMU) President Ednel Rolle on Friday questioned whether the rejection to last week’s strike vote was based in law.
EXECUTIVES at the Water and Sewerage Corporation claim that last week’s strike vote by the unions did not meet the requirements to be granted strike certificates.
BAHAMAS Utilities Service and Allied Workers Union members have voted in favour of industrial action against the Water and Sewerage Corporation.
BAHAMAS Utilities Service and Allied Workers Union President Dwayne Woods is confident today’s strike poll will successfully show the majority of members are in support of industrial action against the Water and Sewerage Corporation.
BAHAMAS Utilities Service and Allied Workers Union president Dwayne Woods said his union remains focused on “righting” the promotional practices of the Water and Sewerage Corporation as he insisted that a major strike action is “still possible” if all of the union’s grievances are not addressed.
THE WATER and Sewerage Management Union yesterday denied the characterization of low staff morale at the corporation and expressed support for the government’s mandate and its executive management.
THE termination of Glen Laville from the post of general manager of the Water and Sewerage Corporation could be the “tip of the iceberg,” insiders told The Tribune yesterday, adding there are fears others may be fired in the aftermath of Ernst and Young’s audit of the water provider.
AUDITOR EY’s report into the Water & Sewerage Corporation highlights how intertwined politics has been in the operations of the institution, revealing obscene rows with a political slant, calls for victimisation of Free National Movement “cronies” and apparent political patronage for Progressive Liberal Party supporters.