Joint Unions Upset with Government for Allegedly Dodging Meetings

Joint Unions Upset with Government for Allegedly Dodging Meetings

The Joint Unions are upset this evening as they are alleging that the government officials are intentionally avoiding further meetings for negotiations.  The group issued a release earlier today, saying that the negotiations over a review of public officers’ salaries and pension reform, and they are getting the cold shoulder from government representatives.  President of the Public Service Union, Dean Flowers, says that while the PSU enjoys a civil relationship with the Ministry of Public Service, he does have an issue with the no-show for meetings by the government.  Flowers says he believes that the refusal from the government may have to do with him calling them out on the recent controversial transfers of public officers.

Dean Flowers, President, Public Service Union: “I’m pleased to report that we continue to enjoy a cordial relationship with the Ministry of Public Service. It continues to be productive and it continues to be respectful. The only – if I had anything bad to say about it, it would be that, of course, when we have to do these kinds of interviews which implicates them there seems to be a lack of maturity to accept that criticism and to accept that you’re doing something wrong and nobody is here to put you down, we’re here to help you do better. And so I would have to say that is the only time that we would be having issues, which, and I hope that this interview will not yield the suspension of another round of meetings because meetings were suspended this month. We had no meetings, we had two scheduled meetings and none occurred and I can only assume it may have been the result of public statements made as it relates to the CEOs who felt that they had any authority to be transferring people. But let’s see how it goes come the month of March.”

The Joint Unions is giving the government 21 days with effect from today, to sign the Collective Bargaining Agreement, and that the Government returns to the negotiating table no later than thirty (30) days from the date of this release for the resumption of dialogue and commencement of the work for the working groups and committees.

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