Sterling Products Limited (SPL) signed a two-year Memorandum of Agreement with the Clerical and Commercial Workers’ Union (CCWU) which will see employees benefiting from an increase in wages and salaries of 7 percent for the year 2022 and 8 percent for the year 2023 across the board.
The agreement was signed on July 8, in the presence of the Chief Labour Officer (CLO) Dhaneshwar Deonarine at the Ministry of Labour, Brickdam, Georgetown.
Sterling Products Limited was represented by the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Mr. Ramsay Ali, the Finance Controller/Company Secretary Mr. Mahindra Sammy, and the Human Resources Manager Mrs. Maneka Jacob, while the Clerical and Commercial Workers Union was represented by the President Mr. Sherwood Clarke, Junior Vice President & Employee Representative Mr. Seecharan Sukhu, Union Consultant Mr. Gladstone George and Employee Representative Mr. Elvis Peters
Additionally, meal and snack allowances will also increase along with annual bursary awards.
General President of the Clerical and Commercial Workers’ Union Sherwood Clarke, extended gratitude to the Chief Executive Officer of Sterling Products, Mr. Ramsay Ali for ensuring that the negotiation was done amicably which resulted in a robust agreement being generated to support the interest of the employees.
Meanwhile, Chief Labour Officer Mr. Daneshwar Deonarine, commended both parties for negotiating in good faith and coming to this agreement which will significantly benefit workers.