George DePena passes away

  • Published on: Jul 27, 2021 - 5:04 PM
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George DePena passes away …hailed as trade unionist extraordinaire by GTUC The Guyana Trades Union Congress (GTUC) said it is saddened at the passing of Brother George DePena, a Guyanese and international trade unionist, who died on Monday, 26th July 2021. DePena started his vocation as a trade unionist with the Clerical and Commercial Workers Union (CCWU) and rose to the rank of General Secretary, serving under the presidency of Bros D.P Sankar and Gordon Todd.  He also served as Principal Assistant Secretary, GTUC. He migrated from Guyana in the 1970s to Jamaica. His first job there was as a Worker Education Offi …
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