PSA President expresses dismay on 'paper' issue in government ministries

President duke has expressed display over the 'no paper for payslips' matter. It was reported in the local media that some employees at government ministries have not recieved payslips from the respective ministry's accounts department, for the recent pay period.


PSA president upbraids government for non-payment of back pay of workers in Tobago.

One 19th April, 2017 President Duke spoke about the government’s non-paying of back pay of TRHA workers. President Duke wears two hats in the case of Tobago, firstly as PSA president but also as minority leader of the THA.


PSA President elected minorty leader of the Tobago House of Assembly

PSA President was recently elected as minority leader of the Tobago House of Assembly (THA) after recent election resulted in Duke's party winning two seats. The elections of Jan 23rd, 2017 saw Mr. Duke's party the PDP reducing the PNM's majority by two


Government wage restraint matter is best answered at the polls.

The Association's president called on public servants not to vote the People’s National Movement ( PNM ) in the upcoming local government elections and a means of protesting the handling of various worker issues. Among the concerns of the president is the Finance Minister's zero per cent wage negotiation remark.


The PSA questions the late payment of promised monies for PTSC and HDC workers

The PSA president has supported PTSC and HDC workers who staged walk out protests, the 'result' of failure by these state entities to honor agreements that workers would be paid monies owed to them. The PSA believes that nine years is a very long time to be waiting on an agreement to be honored.


The PSA part of a trade union coalition to knock government wage restraint announcment

PSA president calls on Prime Minister, Dr Keith Rowley to meet the coalition of unions after a news briefing held at NUGFW Hall, Port-of- Spain. This, on the heels of Finance Minister Colm Imbert’s announcement of a wage restraint in the State sector, a statement the PSA president believes is a "potentially explosive" situation.


PSA President calls for closure of BIR office due to health concerns

President Watson Duke from his office at Abercromby Street, Port-of-Spain announced the closure of the Board of Inland Revenue (BIR) at Trinidad House located at St Vincent Street, Port-of-Spain. This, according to president Duke is due to reported rat infestation in the building.


PSA president calls for day of prayer

PUBLIC Services Association (PSA) president, Watson Duke, is calling on all its members to dedicate Monday as a day of prayer with dawn to dusk fasting


PSA stands firm behind agriculture sector workers

Public servants said yesterday they felt disrespected by the bouff from the Minister of Agriculture Clarence Rambharat.


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