Sixteen New Permanent Secretaries

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Sixteen senior public officers have been promoted to the post of Permanent Secretary. This disclosure has come from Chief Personnel Officer, Gail Atkins, who said the promotions would take effect from Saturday, April 15. Those promoted are: Ms. June Chandler, to the Ministry of Education, Science, Technology and Innovation; Mrs. Donna Cadogan to the Ministry of Tourism and International Transport; …

No Victimisation Of Mr. McDowall

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There was no victimisation of the National Union of Public Workers’ President, Akanni McDowall, by the Personnel Administration Division (PAD), says Chief Personnel Officer, Gail Atkins. Furthermore, says Ms. Atkins, PAD did not have an “ulterior motive” for removing Mr. McDowall from the post of Health Planning Officer, in which he recently acted. There have been claims in the media …

Officials To Meet With NUPW Tomorrow

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Senior Government officials from the Personnel Administration Division and the Ministry of Civil Service will meet with the National Union of Public Workers (NUPW) as requested to discuss the “reversion” of Akanni McDowall. The meeting will be held tomorrow, Thursday, November 3, in the E. Humphrey Walcott Building, Corner of Collymore Rock and Culloden Road, St. Michael. Mr. McDowall, whose …

Customs Move To BRA Effective October 1

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The transition of customs officers to the Barbados Revenue Authority (BRA) will now take effect from October 1. This disclosure came today from Acting Head of the Civil Service, Sonja Welch. She made the announcement during one of two meetings for customs officers at the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre to provide them with information on the transitioning to BRA. During the …