Get rid of the seven devils!
That’s the call from irate workers of the Transport Authority who raised placards bearing their disapproval of the circumstances surrounding the resignation of Managing Director, Willard Hylton.
The workers, consisting of supervisors and inspectors, gathered at the Authority’s Operations Office on Maxfield Avenue in Kingston this morning.
Mr. Hylton’s exit from the company will take effect Thursday, June 30.
However, the workers and transport stakeholders have been calling for him to return immediately.
They say the Transport Authority has seen immense progress and positive changes since Hylton’s appointment.
Area Supervisor, O’Neal Clare, says some employees at the company have been causing problems under Hylton’s leadership.
He says they must go!
The workers are calling on the senior management to clarify the reasons behind Mr. Hylton’s departure.
Senior Inspector from the Western Office, Griff Morris, loudly stated that the Managing Director started a revolution.
He says the workers need answers.
And, Route Inspector of the Southern Regional Office, Ishmael Francis, says they refuse to continue working without Mr. Hylton.
Ishmael Francis, Route Inspector of the Southern Regional Office.
Meanwhile, President of the Transport Operators Development Sustainable Services, TODSS, Egeton Newman, says the sector will continue to offer full support to Mr. Hylton.
He was also participating in the protest this morning.
Mr. Newman says the employees who were causing problems within the company, were not compliant with Mr. Hylton’s leadership style.
Egeton Newman, President of TODSS.