TSTT

Union boss kicked out TSTT headquarters

Head of the Com­mu­ni­ca­tions Work­ers’ Union (CWU) Clyde El­der was phys­i­cal­ly re­moved Wednes­day from the Telecom­mu­ni­ca­tions Ser­vices of Trinidad and To­ba­go (TSTT) Ed­ward Street, Port-of-Spain of­fice.

Guardian Me­dia un­der­stands that El­der was there to meet with work­ers to deal with their griev­ances when he was asked to leave the com­pound.

El­der, in a brief tele­phone in­ter­view mo­ments ago, claimed he was grabbed from be­hind by a TSTT se­cu­ri­ty guard and thrown out of the build­ing.

TSTT investigating death of man by utility pole

TSTT says it is currently investigating the unfortunate circumstances surrounding the incident in which Ulrich John was injured and subsequently succumbed to his injuries.

In­ves­ti­ga­tions are un­der­way in­to the ac­ci­den­tal death of the Aripero man who was killed by a falling util­i­ty line on Mon­day.

Ac­cord­ing to re­ports, John was in Rousil­lac Vil­lage vis­it­ing his moth­er around 10 am when dis­as­ter struck.

CWU leader retrenched, told today is his last working day

Secretary-General of the Communication Workers' Union (CWU), Clyde Elder is among 503 workers who are to be sent home from TSTT and he is being sent home immediately, with the company offering to pay him off for the 45 days' notice that it has given him.

Elder was served a retrenchment letter today along with the other workers, giving 45 days notice, which takes them to the end of December.

It's official! TSTT serves retrenchment notices to over 500 workers

State-owned TSTT has confirmed that over 500 workers have been given retrenchment notices today.

The company says this will involve both junior and senior staff.

The following is a statement by TSTT today.

"Today, Thursday 15 November, 2018, TSTT executed on a critical phase in its organizational transformation. 

This phase involves 503 Junior and Senior staff employees receiving retrenchment notices along with payment in lieu of the 45 days’ notice. 

Over 100 TSTT workers to be sent home

Over 100 work­ers are ex­pect­ed to be sent home as the Telecom­mu­ni­ca­tions Ser­vices of Trinidad and To­ba­go (TSTT) be­gins the im­ple­men­ta­tion of its “new struc­ture.”

Con­fir­ma­tion of the move came via a let­ter from the com­pa­ny to the Com­mu­ni­ca­tions Work­ers’ Union (CWU) on Mon­day.

In the let­ter ad­dressed to CWU sec­re­tary gen­er­al Clyde El­der, dat­ed No­vem­ber 12, a se­nior TSTT in­dus­tri­al re­la­tions man­ag­er out­lined the changes to the CWU, which were re­port­ed­ly dis­cussed at a meeting on Oc­to­ber 26.

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