National Security Minister meets with Lifeguard Services Division & their representing union
Today, Minister of National Security the Honourable Stuart Young, hosted his first meeting with representatives of the Lifeguard Services Division and the National Union of Government and Federated Workers (NUGFW), at the Ministry of National Security Head Office, Port of Spain.
The Minister thanked all in attendance for the opportunity to meet and stated that he will do his best to advocate for the hardworking members of the Lifeguard Services Division, which plays an essential role in maintaining the safety and security of persons at our nation’s beaches. He revealed he has experience as a certified lifeguard and is therefore well aware of the environmental and infrastructural challenges associated with the job.
Discussions focused on several matters affecting the Lifeguard Services Division, including requests for equipment. Minister Young addressed the issues raised and expressed his desire to visit first-hand with the lifeguards to see their facilities and work environment and to assess their needs.
Minister Young assured the representatives of his commitment to improve the Lifeguard Services Division and his intention to build a relationship with them based on mutual respect and open communication.