HDC

Jearlean John sues State for $17 million

Former Housing Development Corporation (HDC) managing director Jearlean John is suing the State agency for $17 million following her termination on March 22.

John, through her attorney Gerald Ramdeen, is seeking damages for wrongful dismissal and/or breach of contract of employment at the HDC and “all consequential loss suffered as a result of future employment prospects.”

Having served different prime ministers in varying capacities, John is also seeking “aggravated exemplary damages” for the HDC’s handling in her dismissal.

Fixin T&T: Investigate HDC allocations

FIXIN' T&T supports the call for an independent investigation into the allocation of HDC houses to media personnel with a view to determine if there was any unethical conduct, unfair advantage or influence peddling.  

The following is the full press release :

"FIXIN' T&T supports the call for an independent investigation into the allocation of HDC houses to media personnel with a view to determine if there was any unethical conduct, unfair advantage or influence peddling.  

Jearlean John fired as HDC Managing Director

Managing Director of the Housing Development Corporation, Jearlean John has been officially dismissed, three months after being sent on administrative leave.

The dismissal was confirmed via a statement from the HDC Tuesday afternoon:

"In December 2015, the Board of Directors of the Housing Development Corporation (HDC), took a decision to commission an audit into the operations of the HDC.

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