Repercussions of the Industrial Action in Jamaica

Approximately half a million customers of the National Water Commission (NWC) all around the island suffered a loss of access to water, having been given the short notice, that thousands of unionized NWC workers would be taking strike action on Tuesday. The workers are demanding a response from the Ministry of Finance relating to a reclassification of their services, as well as delays relating to a compensation review.

To examine the repercussions of the industrial action we are joined virtually by the President of the National Water Commission Mark Barnett and chartered accountant and Chairman of the Board of the National Solid Waste Management Authority (NSWMA) Dennis Chung. Watch the full discussion below:

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