Archive for May 10th, 2016

PPM steers through mammoth LA agenda

PPM steers through mammoth LA agenda

| 10/05/2016 | 13 Comments
(CNS): The Progressive-led government managed to steer through a significant amount of work last week during a legislative sitting that had a mammoth agenda of bills, motions, questions and reports. Despite its wafer-thin majority, government remained in control, and with broad support for most of t [...]

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Board has plan to plug public pension hole

Board has plan to plug public pension hole

| 10/05/2016 | 17 Comments
(CNS): The $226 million future hole in government’s public pensions does not mean civil servants will be destitute when they retire, officials said this week. The Public Service Pensions Board has submitted a plan to government mapping out a way to deal with the liability long before the fund will [...]

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Agent accused of stealing traveller’s cash

Agent accused of stealing traveller’s cash

| 10/05/2016
(CNS): A local woman has been accused of stealing more than $25,000 from over two dozen customers when she worked at a George Town travel agency some four years ago. Ingrid Scott (44), a part-owner at Sea2Sky Travel when she allegedly took cash from customers for airline tickets that she never purch [...]

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Still no arrests in case of cyclist’s death

Still no arrests in case of cyclist’s death

| 10/05/2016 | 27 Comments
(CNS): Police said Tuesday that no one has been arrested in connection with the death of Anthony Moore (34), who was killed on 30 April. Moore is believed to have been riding a silver and black mountain bike (Pacific 8000) before he was found dead on Hirst Road, Savannah, in the very early morning h [...]

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Employer not paying his share of pension

Employer not paying his share of pension

| 10/05/2016
I’m currently employed in a position where I get paid by commission only. My employer has me pay my 5% pension each pay cheque but says he doesn’t have to match it because my pay is commission based. Is this correct or should my employer follow the National Pensions Law and pay his 5% share? [...]

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Immigration issues dominate human rights complaints

Immigration issues dominate human rights complaints

| 10/05/2016 | 42 Comments
(CNS): During 2015 the Human Rights Commission dealt with 31 complaints from members of the public alleging breaches by public officials of their human rights, according to its latest annual report. The majority of complaints were about the immigration department or its connected boards, such as the [...]

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EY report not dictating PPM agenda

EY report not dictating PPM agenda

| 10/05/2016 | 37 Comments
(CNS): The premier has defended his government’s approach to dealing with the public sector reform recommendations made by management consultants Ernst & Young in a report published in 2014, but he made it clear the report is not dictating policy. Alden McLaughlin stated that the public sector [...]

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