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School Meals Department ‘operating in good faith’

February 17, 2023

The National Union of Public Workers (NUPW) has given the Ministry of Education until Monday to address a number of grievances at the Harbour Industrial Park Branch of the School Meals Department.

Workers there walked off the job this morning, expressing frustration about malfunctioning equipment, faulty vehicles and a staff shortage.

Deputy general secretary of the NUPW, Wayne Walrond, says the issues have been outstanding for some time and the workers have decided to take a stand.

General Secretary Richard Green, says the prevailing conditions are challenging but the NUPW will work with Ministry officials to avoid another flare-up.

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