The Joint Chambers - the American Chamber of Commerce of Trinidad and Tobago (AMCHAM T&T), Energy Chamber, Trinidad and Tobago Chamber of Industry of Commerce, Trinidad and Tobago Coalition of Services Industries and Trinidad and Tobago Manufacturers’ Association (TTMA) - note with great concern that as of yesterday’s date, the Industrial Relations (Amendment) Bill, 2015, is still listed for debate in the House of Representatives. This piece of legislation will significantly impact the business sector and the wider national community in general. A preliminary review of the Amendments has led us to conclude that it will negatively alter the industrial relations environment and hence the operating environment for our Members.
Unsealed court documents earlier on Friday have revealed the ticketing scams Daryan Warner, the son of former FIFA Vice President Jack Warner, engaged in during the lead-up to the 2006 and 2010 World Cups.
Tobago market vendors are adamant that they will not move to the temporary location in Shaw Park that is being provided by the THA in order to accommodate the renovation of the Scarborough Market facility.
Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar says the corruption scandal involving former FIFA Vice President Jack Warner has brought attention to this country for all the wrong reasons.
Chaguanas West MP Jack Warner has dismissed the Prime Minister's call for him to cooperate with US authorities on the FIFA corruption scandal.