Union

Schools closed on Friday

There will be no school this coming Friday - 6th October, 2017 to cater for a national convention by the representing union.

According to the Ministry of Education, it has given the Trinidad and Tobago Unified Teachers Association permission for teachers to attend National Convention of Teachers 2017, which will be held on Friday from 9am to 3pm.

Therefore, Primary, Secondary and Early Childhood Care and Education Centres will be closed to facilitate the convention.

ArcelorMittal clears air on 'return' of 1500 workers

ArcelorMittal Point Lisas Limited is clearing the air on reports that the company has agreed to allow 1500 workers to show up to work next Monday.

The energy company published a newspaper ad today stating that the company continues to bear the effects of the continued deterioration of economic and market conditions.

The following is the statement by ArcelorMittal:

"It is incorrect to say that ArcelorMittal Point Lisas Limited has agreed to have 1500 workers show up for work on January 18th 2016.