Monday, February 11, 2019

Gibson: Woods gets $60,000 per year without ever coming to work

Chairman of the Water & Sewerage Corporation, Adrian Gibson.

By Tamara McKenzie

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Executive Chairman of the Water and Sewerage Corporation, Adrian Gibson, on Sunday sought to set the record straight on a number of claims levied last Friday by president of The Bahamas Utility Services and Allied Workers Union (BUSAWU) Dwayne Woods.

At a press conference held last week, Woods said line staff at the Water and Sewerage Corporation (WSC) were considering a strike vote as the union had many concerns.  Some of the main concerns expressed included the denial of free usage of office space for union meetings, the refusal to grant administrative leave to the union president, and forcing employees to take accrued vacation leave.

On Sunday, Gibson said the board and management of WSC were taken aback by the commentary of  Woods and much of his “rabble-rousing” is simply because he does not want to return to work.

In fact, Gibson alleged that Woods has not worked for years.  Read more >>