IDT rules in favour of ousted Petrojam human resource manager

Jamaica Gleaner - 2 ore 17 min fa
Petrojam, the scandal-scarred state-owned oil refinery, has been ordered by the Industrial Disputes Tribunal (IDT) to pay former human resource manager Roselee Scott-Heron the equivalent of 12 months salary. According to reports, Scott-Heron was...
Categorie: Giamaica

UTech staff unions outline grouses over funding

Jamaica Gleaner - 2 ore 31 min fa
Unions representing workers at the University of Technology, Jamaica (UTech) have charged that the absence of adequate funding of the institution has caused a difficult working environment. In a joint statement, the UTech Academic Staff Union, the...
Categorie: Giamaica

Education Ministry calls meeting with disgruntled UTech staff

Jamaica Gleaner - 3 ore 7 min fa
The Ministry of Education is reporting that it has invited the President of the University of Technology (UTech) and staff union representatives to a meeting this afternoon. The meeting is scheduled for 2:00 p.m. at the Ministry of Finance and the...
Categorie: Giamaica

CAC secured $30.9 million for consumers in 2018

Jamaica Gleaner - 3 ore 18 min fa
The Consumer Affairs Commission (CAC) is reporting that it secured $30.9 million on behalf of aggrieved consumers in 2018. Director of Communications at the  CAC Latoya Halstead told JIS News that the amount represented a 43.8 per cent...
Categorie: Giamaica

Angry students and staff at UTech protesting over gov't subvention

Jamaica Gleaner - 4 ore 28 min fa
Angry staff and students at the University of Technology, Jamaica (UTech) are staging a protest at the entrance of the Papine, St Andrew-based institution. Clad in black, the throngs of protesters say they are demanding an increase in the...
Categorie: Giamaica

Selvin Hay is new police inspector general... 5 things about him

Jamaica Gleaner - 4 ore 54 min fa
Deputy Commissioner of Police Selvin Hay was appointed as Inspector General of the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) effective Monday, February 18.  In a statement, the JCF said Hay's appointment forms part of the force’s...
Categorie: Giamaica

Another curfew imposed in sections of August Town, St Andrew

Jamaica Gleaner - 5 ore 8 min fa
The police have imposed a curfew in sections of August Town, St Andrew. The curfew began on Tuesday, February 19 at 6:00 p.m. and will remain in effect until 6:00 p.m. on Thursday, February 21.  The boundaries of...
Categorie: Giamaica

Firearm seized in Spanish Town, St Catherine, teen in custody

Jamaica Gleaner - 5 ore 13 min fa
A female teen was taken into custody by the police in St Catherine in relation to the seizure of a firearm on Wellington Street in Spanish Town last night. The police say a team was in the area about 11:50 p.m. when they saw the teen who aroused...
Categorie: Giamaica