Le Hunte slams Mark’s TSTT bid rigging claim

Pub­lic Util­i­ties Min­is­ter Robert Le Hunte yes­ter­day shot down claims by Op­po­si­tion Sen­a­tor Wade Mark that the Telecom­mu­ni­ca­tions Ser­vices of T&T (TSTT) has been in­volved in bid-rig­ging, favouritism, nepo­tism and cor­rup­tion in the award of a jan­i­to­r­i­al con­tract to an ex­ec­u­tive mem­ber of the Peo­ple’s Na­tion­al Move­ment (PNM).

Minister: TSTT CEO's $180,000 salary on par with others in industry

Public Utilities Minister Robert Le Hunte is denying that bloated executive bonuses or monies owed to TSTT by the state was the reason the company was forced to send home hundreds of workers.

This comes after it was revealed that the CEO receives a monthly salary of $180,000.

Six hundred and thirty-one employees were sent home as the company said it was operating at a huge loss and needed to restructure to stay competitive and to keep almost 1,300 jobs.

TSTT employee wins lawsuit against company after accident

A TSTT em­ploy­ee, who was se­ri­ous­ly in­jured in a car ac­ci­dent due to faulty brakes on the com­pa­ny's ve­hi­cle, has scored a mi­nor le­gal vic­to­ry in his lengthy le­gal bat­tle for com­pen­sa­tion.

De­liv­er­ing an oral rul­ing at the Hall of Jus­tice in Port-of-Spain, ear­li­er this week, Ap­pel­late judge Prakash Moo­sai dis­missed an ap­pli­ca­tion from the State-con­trolled com­pa­ny to tem­porar­i­ly set aside the as­sess­ment of com­pen­sa­tion due to Ja­son Bal­bosa.

40,300 phones idle in Miami warehouse as $500m TSTT deal goes sour

An ex­plo­sive in­ter­nal re­port at the Telecom­mu­ni­ca­tions Ser­vices of T&T (TSTT) has de­tailed and raised ques­tions about an over $500 mil­lion deal gone sour.

News of this deal comes against the back­drop of the dis­missal of more than 500 work­ers over the past month, with high op­er­a­tional over­heads be­ing giv­en as the rea­son be­hind the move.

Guardian Me­dia has found that the mis­man­age­ment of a US$84.1 mil­lion deal with CT Mi­a­mi was raised be­cause it al­leged­ly breached sev­er­al of the com­pa­ny’s cor­po­rate poli­cies.