The National Workers Union (NWU) will bestow posthumous awards on former Prime Ministers Sir Allan Louisy and Sir John G.M. Compton, former Foreign Affairs Minister George Odlum and former Trade Unionist John Burke King.
Former Political Leader of the Saint Lucia Labour Party and Leader of the Opposition Dr. Julian R. Hunte and former Minister of Labour Peter Josie will also receive awards.
The National Workers Union Awards Ceremony will be held on June 28, 2013 during the organisation’s 3rd Triennial Congress of Delegates at the Royal Saint Lucian Hotel.
The awardees will receive their honours in three categories: nation building, political education among the Saint Lucia working people and trade nnionism.
Over 140 delegates from 86 branches of the NWU as well as invited guests will attend the ceremony.