The Housing Development Corporation (HDC) fired six procurement and contract assistants in order to “outsource” their jobs to a single yet unnamed consultant.
Among those dismissed is Carrie-Ann Moreau, the woman at the centre of the sexual misconduct allegations made against former sport minister Darryl Smith.
The other officers are Camille Le Gendre, Allan Gour, Lisa Sharma, Abiola Clarence and Afta Jemmot-Bharath, according to documents obtained by Guardian Media.
Public Service Association (PSA) president Watson Duke is calling on Judiciary workers to continue their daily protests against impending restructuring within the organisation, over the next four months.
Addressing a handful of workers, who gathered in front of the Hall of Justice in Port-of-Spain around midday on Monday, Duke called on them to gather for a short group prayer session every hour between 9 am and 2 pm.
Trade union head Vincent Cabrera will now serve in the Industrial Court.
He is one of several appointments to the court's Service Divisions.
The Bankers and Insurance General Workers Union president will be a member of the General Services Division.
Meanwhile, Lawrence Achong will be retained as chairman of the essential Services Division.
Wendy Ali will also be appointed to the Essential Services Division.
Angela Hamel-Smith will be a member of the General Services Division along with Indra Rampersad suite, Elizabeth Solomon and Nizam Khan.
Hundreds of public servants working in the Judiciary have heeded the Public Service Association (PSA)'s call to stay away from work in protest of the proposed restructuring of the organisation.
The association's "Holiday for Justice" began this morning with the majority of public servants assigned to the country's three High Courts and thirteen Magistrate's Courts not showing up for duty.
Former prime minister Basdeo Panday has been evicted from his Rienzi Complex office.
Mr Panday said that this morning when his secretary arrived at the location, the gates were locked and she was greeted with a big sign saying the Basdeo Panday Foundation was evicted from the premises.
Mr Panday has held an office at Rienzi Complex for more than four decades.
The former prime minister told us he has contacted the police and referred the matter to them.
A confrontation between members of the Public Services Association (PSA) and police today as police were called in to clear a room of PSA workers who turned up for a meeting with the Chief Personnel Officer (CPO).
According to reports, the PSA executive were to meet with the CPO to continue negotiations for the 2013 to 2019 period.
However, the CPO felt that too many people were in the room and walked out, prompting protest action by the PSA members.
The Guard and Emergency Branch of the Police Service were called in and to clear the room.
The 2019 new academic school term may see teachers boycotting classes if the Chief Personnel Officer (CPO) fails to arrive at a reasonable salary negotiation with the T&T Unified Teachers Association (TTUTA).
The warning came yesterday from president of TTUTA Lynsley Doodhai, as primary and secondary schools get set to open its doors next Monday.
On Friday the CPO will meet with TTUTA to discuss salary negotiations for its 15,000 teachers.
Of this figure, TTUTA represents 11,500 teachers.