Transport Ministry reduces senior citizens’ JUTC fare to $40

KINGSTON, Jamaica -- The Ministry of Transport, Works and Housing a short while ago released amended fares for the Jamaica Urban Transit Company which it says will become effective on Sunday, August 24. According to the ministry’s release the amended fares are: adults$120; senior citizens a ... Read more


Cement company workers to resume duties tonight

Jamaica Observer

Tuesday, April 03, 2012 | 5:46 PM    

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FOLLOWING an emergency meeting between workers represented by the National Workers’ Union and representatives of Caribbean Cement Company Limited today at the Ministry of Labour and Social Security in Kingston, a strike staged by the workers have been called off.

The workers have agreed to resume duties on the production line by 10:00 tonight.

Under the terms of the agreement:

Negotiations will continue on tomorrow at 10:00 am at the Ministry of Labour and Social Security in respect of a new Collective Labour Agreement and there will be no victimisation by either side, a release from the Ministry said.



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