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CableBasseterre, St. Kitts, 16th February, 2017 (MyVueNews.com) - Word circulating about a strike at The Cable company may have been premature, but sources say there was limited industrial action by the technical staff.

 

MyVueNews.com sort confirmation with Attorney General Vincent Byron on Wednesday (15th February) as Government holds majority shares in the company.

 

He said he was not aware that a strike had taken place.

 

“I didn’t know there was a strike. I hear the word strike,” said the Attorney General, who agreed that some sort of industrial action did take place.

 

But he noted, “I can’t really speak to it, because I am to meet with the staff at three this afternoon, after which I will have a better comment.”

 

Subsequently MyVueNews.com was informed that a “Sit-in” had occurred in relation to several long outstanding matters with management, one being an issue surrounding current levels of salaries for various categories of technical workers.

 

As its stands, the affected staff will await the outcome of the meeting that was held Wednesday afternoon.



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