The Antigua and Barbuda Workers’ Union hires Kofi Ali Massiah as in-house Legal Counsel

Photo: (L-R) David Massiah, General Secretary; Kofi Massiah, In-House Legal Counsel

ABWU Bolsters Team with In-house Legal Counsel

St John’s, Antigua – 2 October 2023 – The Antigua and Barbuda Workers’ Union proudly welcomes Attorney-at-Law, Kofi Ali Massiah to its highly qualified and experienced team of professionals.

Massiah will serve as the Union’s first in-house Legal Counsel.

Massiah holds a Bachelor of Laws Degree from the University of the West Indies and a Legal Education Certificate from the Norman Manley Law School.

Although in the early stages of his legal career, Massiah anticipates that he will make a significant and positive contribution to the Union.

“I am happy to serve this noble institution and I am confident that my expertise will contribute to the forward movement of this organization and its membership,” Massiah shared.

“I worked in the hospitality industry for five years prior to entering the legal profession, so I can empathize with the experiences of many of our members and I look forward to using my legal training to advance workers’ rights and privileges,” Massiah added.

Meanwhile, ABWU Deputy General Secretary, Chester Hughes says the new addition to the team will bolster the Union’s capacity and efficiency in litigation.

He added that the Union is also positioning to serve its membership at various levels.

“We are investing in the talent, technologies and other infrastructure that will equip this Union to empower workers in a real and meaningful way.

Our organization is evolving because we want to be in a position to satisfy the needs of our growing membership,” Hughes added.

Massiah commenced duties on 18 September 2023.

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    • @ Really

      Actually it is only called that when others do it! 🤐 🤫

      In this instance, it’s contingency planning and organizational development. 🫡
      An example of youth on the move, bringing his skills and vast experience and expertise to the benefit of the organization!
      That’s not nepotism! 🙄

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