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Guyana Bauxite: RUSAL-BCGI management finally recognises union

Russian company to begin talks with Union on 15 March 2019

RUSAL-BCGI workers at Aroaima.

The management of United Company Russian Aluminium (UC RUSAL)-controlled Bauxite Company of Guyana Incorporated (BCGI) on Monday decided to recognise the Guyana Bauxite and General Workers’ Union (GB&GWU), paving the way for the two sides to open negotiations on outstanding grievances.

“The issue of recognition is not on the table. The company has made it clear that this is the recognised union and we have to work in the interest of the workers, in the interest of the company, in the interest of the nation,” GB&GWU General Secretary, Lincoln Lewis told reporters after another round of talks presided over by the Ministry of Social Protection’s Department of Labour.  Continue reading

Capitol News TV News Videos – 22 July 2013

Capitol News TV News Videos – 22 July 2013

  • AFC rejects President Donald Ramotar’s ‘domestic terrorism’ statements
  • Main opposition bloc APNU explains its position on the Amaila Falls Hydro Project
  • PPP/C remains optimistic about Hydro Project even after non-support by opposition
  • Regional Airline LIAT begins operations at the Ogle Airport
  • Canadian company Mulgravian Ventures (Guyana) Inc. to manage the Marudi Mountain Project.
  • Veteran Trade Unionist calls for proper policing in the expanding mining industry

View TV News Videos below

AFC rejects President Donald Ramotar’s ‘domestic terrorism’ statementsPosted: 22 Jul 2013 04:46 PM PDT

Shortly after the majority side of the National Assembly voted against legislation the Government says is needed to move the Amaila Falls Hydro Electricity Project Forward, President Ramotar took to the airwaves to condemn the move. The President’s address to the nation came with the tagline “An Act of Domestic Terrorism against development in Guyana”. […] Continue reading

The Kaieteur Legend – by Errol Ross Brewster

The Kaieteur Legend – by Errol Ross Brewster

Kaieteur is a 2 min documentary about the legend of sacrifice by the leader of the Patamona, at Kaieteur – the highest single drop waterfall in the world, and the potential threat from the extractive gold and diamond mining industry which has caused environmental damage in the Mazaruni of Guyana, South America.

Please click the YouTube logo on the picture below as it has to be viewed on YouTube:

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