The General Secretary of the St. Lucia Civil Service Association says members at the Inland Revenue Department are happy with the government’s efforts to address their grievances. The staff had been complaining about air quality issues for over a year, and had given government an ultimatum to relocate the offices.
The General Secretary of the St. Lucia Civil Service Association says the Union has had some positive meetings with the Management of the Inland Revenue Department and the Ministry of the Public Service both of which have met most of the requests from the CSA.
The IRD staff have been relocated to the Blue Coral Mall and the old Customs and Excise Building on Bridge Street. According to the CSA General Secretary, it all depends on how quickly the transfer of office equipment can be done, but there should be no major interruption of operations.
Mr. Paul says the three parties are happy with the outcome of their negotiations and are determined to work together for the benefit of the staff.