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FRIDAY APRIL 11TH VIGIL AT FCB

posted 6 Apr 2014, 20:47 by Gerry Kangalee
In a circular addressed to the workers of First Citizens Bank (FC) dated April 7th 2014, the Banking Insurance and General Workers Union (BIGWU) stated:

At an emergency meeting of FC Branch Officers held on April 05, 2014 to discuss both the events surrounding the Rahaman/IPO scandal that continues to tarnish the image of the Bank and the state of our negotiations, it was decided as follows: 

i) ON FRIDAY, APRIL 11, 2014 a candle-light vigil will be held to protest both the stink of the Rahaman/IPO scandal and its negative impact on the Bank’s image, as well as to demand fair settlement of 2012-2014 negotiations for the Collective Agreement.

ii) A central theme of the vigil is: RAHAMAN GONE – NYREE AND OTHERS MUST FOLLOW!!! All indications are that proper governance of the Bank has deteriorated under the Alfonso/Nath leadership.

iii) THE protest will begin at First Citizens Independence Square branch and end at the Ministry of Finance – Twin Towers. Howai cannot escape unscathed in this whole scenario.

iv) MEMBERS of all Branches of the Union, affiliate Unions of NATUC/FITUN/JTUM and the general public are being invited to lend solidarity to this event. Members of the general public will be especially invited to sign a petition calling for heads to roll over the impropriety associated with the governance of our national bank – WE BANK!!! 

v) ALL workers are also asked to wear something RED to work on FRIDAY, APRIL 11, 2014 – symbolic of our protest against (a) Unethical conduct and lack of proper governance in the affairs of the Bank; (b) disrespect for the contribution and interests of employees and (c), our intention to protect the integrity of our national Bank, which belongs to the people of Trinidad and Tobago and not a select few who cover their acts of larceny and poor ethics by calling it economics. 


C & B THERE!!!
ACTION BEGINS AT 6:00PM
SYMBOLIC BEATING OF UNETHICAL BOBOLEES AT 7:30PM



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