By Junior Quow
I am calling on the Minister of Labour, the Minister of Health, the Minister of Works and the Prime Minister to look into our dilemma.
The Modern Medical Complex in Georgetown is in its second year of operation and 11 former workers — including six watchmen, three office staff and two labourers — are yet to receive their severance for their years of service during the construction phase of the project and part of the medical operation phase.
More than half of the 11 former workers were employed from the project started in 2008 and all of us stopped in January 2019.
I am not sure if the four ministers know about our plight, therefore, I am, again, using this medium to reach out to them so that we can receive our monies. We are a country of laws, therefore, rules/laws must be followed/abided by.
Even if the project was bankrupt, we hear about special warrants for all sorts of things, so the same can be done for us.
I want to make it clear to all who think they know more about me than I do that I, Junior Quow, am a supporter of progress and, therefore, a supporter of this government. But I cannot be a hypocrite by remaining silent and stifle my conscience when there is a wrong.
Please, ministers, get the necessary mechanisms into action so we can get our monies as we all have families with needs.
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