Port workers threaten shut down

Tuesday, November 12, 2019 - 12:00

Workers at the Port of Port of Spain say they will no longer be putting their lives at risk.

The workers say they have been working with equipment that’s thirty years and more, and that various pieces of equipment have been continuously breaking down

The workers say they will be withholding their labour until they can be guaranteed that all health and safety measures are being observed.

One employee who spoke with Guardian Media told us that vessels, as well as the clearing of containers, will be affected by their actions.



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