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It Sarbert lsle, later a the Oppofltla iA te h.4ese lee
2 Iswvsasstfiw., *A fthi ss ek tat fries atlssen malry as
iaitern of se*-, *I begs ates3a. *0Sad ot a ke te obir eats
sastalt h it ems to swemat amqg".
to tU S ritIA m met f 1.2 Sties dollashs (3) Atwiralt iate
mIutes" O-D-"* s teSOem at aS IM Lists
wSAO, t Is 12 anI vnsr aa*. n t Is ts oa sesastlaes
of lry sad bosses phlass has w it beasm t tlastlq*
This efw ose lto 19* eem ms ths Iseprt at the FiUs GaistoIla
Otf ashiry 0ein. a. Camroel af MiUs stpsitnun t uset.. At
ha tiea, wft e *bae ss's as out msuiAtemr W t taisuer of
Psiaan9, while st bera semtes was spopey isa te isvi1 swos
ass Prialpastl s tsry.
Tho nset Camisesla reported th Iar biWy, **sppeaatl best as
o1rerw, ha .ebare nt a ereat tt fs-ataal afnntiuree", Sad hsd
u lios of ainsseU lo stes fteIt Eas s s1 6, te O Lasloas fout
aB hiOs enO sStesI, ha et ae aIrflhflta Of t le sat we galtoee
lbrnig expeslturs, san d we, Up his teesaor w aese xmastaOs,
@r8a p U Wors Wr l5A D S T ISB w3di MIUthO 3.11.74
cowey4d re.gettable iapressioa that somb letters were, in his
opision, of so sMcoutt."
S Ooatinuing his emmeat on the British grant alsappliLe by the Grenada
G overnmt, fr Baim said the pointers tfor sawa were s a rions.
"Goverament mast have been in desperate tfias al straits to take
th e chance they did with Britishb Development FuandAs" e said, "ConsiAer
what should be happenwag with local fads."
SMr Blaie thought that what haed cO out so far ight be sore oke,
San that the fire could be behind. (S? words)
(O-8WLO AT GRAPADA FT -
To letter ad4essed to the firia of Joesa Brome & Hubbard 14d,
the Grenadas esasn & Ieterfront workers Union has declared its stead
S in sup ort of the Cammerelal & Industrial Workers Union (OTCU), now
seeking areognalion as the Bargaining Body for the clerks at that firm.
On October 1st, Joaes Brow*s & hubbard 144 (whose interests include
supermarkets, shipping, hardRwa, building material and insurance),
served quit notices on several of the staff, and it wo reported that
the firm was considering serious retreachmat. On October l4th,
CTU wrote the Measneemet seeking recognition as the Bargaining Body
for the elerks, but no eply was received until November 7th.
At that time, the Union ase told the matter was being oonsidred,
but this was regarded as move to delay discussion on tebo workers'
behalf, and it is reported that lto a brief peremol oneountt betsees
the loto' ltPrsidaet, reader ?rie Pc ris md the fin'sa Inaitag
Liretor, Ur fTed Top,.Lsa there as a hot exchange of words.
sThe b lerks eaplo~a4 at Jones Browne & frubbard Ltd are ano e aged to
a "ge-slow" to force kMaageeaMt to r.cogn is their Union, and Senator
Poerre has warned that my attempt to petsllse the staff could remlt
in a total shut-down of the firm.
In the eman time, in their letter to the b Mnagement of the fira, the
*eemen & W?',terfr'-nt Workere Union has stated that they are "su; orting
the workera cnvuae, ad an. -emert has been called u~poa "to do the
r.;t/Uire in the interest of hornDious ilndtstriel reltilnas"
CoPTCVOM .cp.'TAWT--!a F.'y Th T n .'DA
Tr Alister l.cTntyre, cr'etary-General of CAPTCO, was ,auest speaker
at the rrcertly lemnebed Gref tda Coaumers Association. Greia sd bora
rr lcJntyre chome as his aubjst, "The I ole of the ConaueWr nrgsnleatiol
in the (onuovwealth Caribbasat awl he adtvied 3renadiaas to wuertLke
in agr essive eonpaig to promote growth of netiofni msaings and more
effective patterns of coreuaer fervites.
"It is extremely necessary Tr $elntyre said, "that arenadias should
inaulmte themselves from the presume of mountir prices of UiLorted
eoods ard sern ces,* sad be told his listeners that, while it was
always difficult to red-ce the cowt of living, consumer should make
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pweoy effort to rotduce tbeir M.h cost of living.
Fr McIntyre pointed out that Wrensdiani were now spending on o.ds
amd services, four tmes as mobh a te Island received for its
Satin agricultural crop, sajn be noted that ourreat tforaemte gave
no indication of au early easing t the situation as far aa price
increases in industrial countries were concer;.ed.
aC tMh Matter of CA4FITC M, tthe -scretary-4eneral gave the assurawne
that this regional Dody wa not concerned merely iLth tte production
of goods. OA' t wae alao interested in the quesllcti of
cofnsu. tioon. 'h or a 4'ts o t4ha region h sAld, "se
alinady plaqjd bclr pirt it providing facilities aich the CaribLtef
cOezrurity is nOw offtere and It a u to the citiseas of the region
to step up production by studyinr1 the wveiltble op crtunities and
making full use of tbea.*