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President of the Guyana Agricultural and General Workers’ Union (GAWU),Cheap NFL Jerseys China, Komal Chand, has charged union members to help rebuild the ailing sugar industry so that they can resist any acts to privatize it.Komal Chand,Cheap NFL Jerseys, GAWU’s PresidentChand delivered the charge at last Tuesday’s conclusion of GAWU’s 20th Delegates’ Congress, which was held over three days at the Bath Primary School,Atlanta Falcons Jersey, West Coast Berbice, under the theme “Promoting Workers Interests to Advance Economic and Social Development”.Almost 500 delegates and observers of the Union’s membership from its 14 bargaining units attended the congress which was deemed extremely successful.Chand, in his charge to the delegates,Cheap NFL Jerseys China, took cognizance of the massive resistance and fight back taking place in many countries against the capitalist system.He spoke to the need for support and co-operation to rebuild the important sugar industry and in so doing it would be possible to resist strongly any act to privatize it.He called for workers to continue to defend their gains and stressed the importance of their unity in these times.He also stressed the need for union members to make full use of the union’s educational programme and for them to be more committed to the union as it pursues and grapples with the various challenges.The Congress was officially opened last Saturday at the Guyana International Conference Centre while the Business Session was convened at the Bath Primary School.President Donald Ramotar, who delivered the feature address, spoke to the tangible support his Government has been providing to the sugar industry at this critical period.He reminded the union members of the importance of the industry and its huge contribution to the economy. He spoke to the efforts of the Government to retain the industry as state-owned. He also referred to those sugar industries in the Caribbean which chose the path of closure less than five years ago when the European Union (EU) reduced the price it was paying ACP sugar-producing countries for sugar.Chand in his address at the opening ceremony, noted that in the last three years leading up to the Union’s 20th Congress, GAWU was confronted with a fair share of challenges but was able to adequately and appropriately defend its membership and was able to score many victories and achievements.He advised union members to remain united behind the Union noting that there are elements seeking to undermine their unity.On the sugar industry, the union official, also reminded delegates, observers and special invitees of the industry’s importance to the nation.A section of the large gathering of delegates at the recently held GAWU conference.He lamented the industry’s poor sugar production performance over the last few years and the financial predicament which GuySuCo now finds itself in.The cooperative effort of all, he insisted, could contribute to the industry’s return to sustainability in light of the favourable world sugar price.The Union’s President reiterated the view that with sugar production reaching a level of 300,000 tonnes and then continuing to climb, the industry can once again become sustainable.Congress also unanimously approved nine resolutions on Tax Reform,Cheap Jerseys USA, Local Government Elections,wholesale jerseys china, EU Accompanying Measures, Annual Production Incentive (API) and Weekly Production Incentive (WPI), the National Insurance Scheme (NIS), Education and Training, the Sugar Industry, Ex-Gratia Pension and Unity of the Working Class. The resolutions will now be sent to different agencies and bodies for their attention.Delegates also elected a 53-member General Council, which is charged with managing the affairs of the Union until its next Congress.Members of the General Council at their first meeting of the Council will elect the officials of the Union in keeping with the Union’s Constitution.
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