HOUSING Minister Camille Robinson-Regis mentioned whereas a request might be made to TSTT to remain its hand on its restructuring (speculatively more likely to contain retrenchment), it can’t be ordered to take action as it isn’t a state firm.
She issued an announcement on Friday as chairman of the Cupboard sub-committee on TSTT.
“At a gathering with the Communications Employees Union (CWU) on Could 10, 2022, the Cupboard sub-committee on TSTT knowledgeable the representatives of the CWU that it might talk with TSTT to contemplate halting its proposed restructuring train, till the sub-committee had accomplished its findings.
“On the materials time, the committee was not conscious of, nor a part of, TSTT’s operations and the main points of its implementation of its restructuring plans.”
Additional, she mentioned the Authorities’s place on TSTT’s proposed restructuring was clear.
“The matter of restructuring, together with its form, timing, and type, is a matter solely for the corporate and never for the Authorities.” This was as a result of authorized possession construction of TSTT.
“TSTT is just not a state enterprise and the Authorities doesn’t have direct authorized management over TSTT.
“Accordingly, the sub-committee is just not in any place to instruct TSTT to range and/or halt its restructuring train.”
Robinson-Regis mentioned the sub-committee advises Cupboard about TSTT’s standing, together with if it was match for function.
“Accordingly, the committee is compelled to advise that TSTT is free to proceed with its day after day operations together with any restructuring train because it deems match while the committee completes its deliberations.”
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