Workers at telecommunications giant LIME in Antigua and Barbuda, are threatening industrial action later on August 18, amid fears they’ll be left jobless when the near USD$2-billion merger with Columbus International is completed.

The employees have accused LIME’s management of side-lining them in favour of workers at FLOW.

But the Acting General Manager of LIME in Antigua, Joshua Stewart, has denied the allegations saying the concerns expressed by workers are premature.

Stewart says that although both companies have announced plans to merge into one business unit, it’ll be business as usual.