PRESS RELEASE – The National Workers Union (NWU) signed two (2) industrial agreements with the Management of the Saint Lucia National Housing Corporation (NHC) and the Water & Sewerage Company (WASCO).
Both industrial agreements are for a period of three (3) years. In the case of the Saint Lucia National Housing Corporation, provisions of the agreement will be extended while each employee will receive a lump sum payment of one thousand dollars (EC$1000.00).
WASCO workers have received their incremental movements compensation. There is also a ten percent (10%) hazard allowance for sewerage sector employees.
The agreements were signed at the Department of Labour in the presence of Acting Labour Commissioner, Mr. Ray Narcisse.