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Guyana: GuyOil Company signs agreement with the Clerical and Commercial Workers Union to unionize security employees

Author: Guyana Chronicle (Guyana), Published on: 3 July 2019

 “GuyOil security employees unionised with CCWU”—3 July 2019

…After trying for over a decade to get security employees of the Guyana Oil Company (GuyOil) unionized, the Clerical and Commercial Workers Union (CCWU) finally achieved that aim on Tuesday, when they signed a “Recognition and the Avoidance and Settlement of Disputes” agreement with the fuel company in the Boardroom of the Department of Labour (DoL), on Brickdam…The agreement also notes that the company and the Union agreed that “whenever an issue is raised, it is essential to both that settlement be reached with all possible speed”. The agreement addresses matters such as strikes, reinstatement, union representatives, and union membership…Management of the company expressed approval on the good relations it has with the Union, and its expectations for the continued partnership and good relations between the Union and the management of the company…

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