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Union warns that Labour Ministry's delay could create industrial unrest at JISCO Alpart

Wednesday, October 10, 2018

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KINGSTON, Jamaica — The Union of Clerical Administrative and Supervisory Employees (UCASE) is warning that the Labour Ministry's delay in resolving issues at Chinese company Jiquan Iron and Steel (JISCO) Alpart could create industrial unrest at the bauxite and alumina facility.

UCASE, in a letter to the ministry dated October 9, 2018, noted that it has complained about the unnecessary delay by the ministry's conciliatory division in resolving issues involving the union.

In addition to representational rights claim at JISCO Alpart, the union listed the following as cases being delayed by the ministry:
- Petroleum Tanker Drivers' Association representational rights claim dated August 18 and 21, 2017.
- Island Dairies representational rights claim – a. Clerical and technical Staff, b. Production staff.
- Operadora Palace Resorts Ja Ltd representational rights claim.
- Caribbean Products Ltd representational rights claim.

UCASE said it hopes that the matters listed will be given the attention and resolution from the ministry to prevent any 'unpleasantness' at the work place.

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