‘Livelihoods of laid off sugar workers were severely

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‘Livelihoods of laid off sugar workers were severely …says more than 5000 persons with dependents lost their jobs …weekly household income fell by 64% …communities were sent into depression By Svetlana Marshall An International Labour Organisation (ILO) Report on the “Socio-economic impact of the closure of GuySuCo Sugar Estates on sugar workers in Guyana,” indicates that the livelihoods of sugar workers were severely compromised when the A Partnership for National Unity + Alliance For Change (APNU+AFC) Government took a decision to close the Wales, East Demerara, Rose Hall and Skeldon Estates between 2016 and 2017. The ILO report was …
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