Kamla proposes wage subsidy for Covid-hit businesses

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    UNC leader Kamla Persad-Bissessar has proposed a wage subsidy for to help businesses hit by the COVID-19 pandemic to help re-hire their fired employees.

    This is one of the party’s election promises, as she outlined on Saturday night during the presentation of its candidates.

    She says this proposed measure will be discussed with members of the business community, as the party develops the plan.

    Meanwhile, Mrs. Persad-Bissessar says she has a plan to bring home stranded nationals, as she questioned Government’s criteria in granting exemptions.