According to the Industrial Relations Act, Chapter 88:01, every worker shall have the right to be a member of any trade union or any number of trade unions of his or her choice and the right not to be a member of any trade union or other organization of workers.
Wednesday, September 9, 2015
Congratulations to Dr. Keith Rowley on his ascension to the office Prime Minister of Trinidad & Tobago.
Press Release :
All Trinidad General Workers’ Trade Union and the National
Solidarity Assembly extend its sincerest congratulations to Dr. Keith
Rowley on his ascension to the office Prime Minister of Trinidad and
commend the Prime Minister elect, on his determination, strength and
fortitude in not only winning the last Local Elections, the Tobago
House of Assembly Elections, the St. Joseph By-Elections and the
General Elections of 2015 but having done so, moved the People’s
National Movement from 12 seats to 23 seats in parliament.
look forward to working with the Prime Minister elect, in an amicable
and diplomatic manner towards resolving the outstanding issues
affecting Ex-Caroni Workers, Cane Farmers, those involved in the
agricultural sector including livestock, farming, fishing, tenants of
Caroni Land and squatters throughout Trinidad and Tobago.
are confident with the passage of time; your leadership through the
collective efforts of your entire Government would maintain the
unity, strength, dignity and unwavering determination for the
continued development of Trinidad and Tobago.
wish the Prime Minister elect all the best in his tenure-ship
for the next five years and do believe that once the mistakes of the
past and of past Prime Ministers are not repeated by Dr. Keith
Rowley, the new Prime Minister elect, has the opportunity to perhaps
make himself, one of the best Prime Minister Trinidad and Tobago has
ever seen and in that context, we take opportunity to wish you and
the Government a productive and fruitful term in office and a
deepening of the relationship with the All Trinidad General Workers’
sincerely, Nirvan Maharaj (Attorney at Law) President General
(ATGWTU) Political Leader (NSA) 3rd
Vice President (NATUC)