Published On: Fri, Jan 16th, 2015

Widespread power outages due to strike Aqualectra

AqualectraWILLEMSTAD - The strike called by employees of the utility company, Aqualectra yesterday led to power outages in several areas on the island. The director of the Utility, Darick Yunis, filed a successful lawsuit against the employees. They were ordered by the judge to resume their work immediately.

The union representing the majority of the employees of the utility company will meet with the management to negotiate working conditions and employment benefits. The union is hopeful that they will be able to reach an agreement next week.

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