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Industrial General and Sanitation Workers Union says landfill workers were given assurance of back pay

Industrial General and Sanitation Workers Union says landfill workers were given assurance of back pay

workers_beethamWorkers attached to the Beetham, Forres Park and Guanapo Landfills were given assurance of back pay and safe working conditions; this after Public Utilities Ministry gave the green light on funds.

Speaking with News Power Now, Robert Benacia, President Industrial General and Sanitation Workers Union said the union will continue to push for proper working conditions as employees are at risk on a daily basis.

Benacia said they are to meet with workers to discuss the way forward with implementing international working standards.

Robert Benacia, President Industrial General and Sanitation Workers Union

Robert Benacia, President Industrial General and Sanitation Workers Union

When asked about any incidents involving a worker’s health while on the job, Benacia said employees developed skin rash, respiratory complications and some were exposed to several types hazardous chemicals.

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