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UCASE, Carib Cement resolve dispute over profit sharing

Published:Thursday | November 25, 2021 | 12:26 PM
UCASE says the rates for Carib Cement's patrollers group will be the subject of further discussions with the company.

The Union of Clerical Administrative and Supervisory Employees (UCASE) is reporting that the dispute with the Caribbean Cement Company Limited over its profit-sharing scheme has now been resolved.

At a conciliatory meeting at the Ministry of Labour and Social Security last night, the company and the union agreed that by December 8, 2021, production employees will be paid five per cent of their basic pay for 2020.

Last Tuesday, workers took industrial action.

In the meantime, UCASE says the rates for the patrollers group will be the subject of further discussions with the company.

The matter emerged after Carib Cement's decision to merge jobs and assign dual functions to nine production employees and the recalculation of redundancy payments to employees who were terminated in 2019.

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