President General of the Contractors and General Workers Trade Union, Joseph Phillip, says there is need for more innovation at Lake Asphalt.
Mr Phillip gave the assessment during a NEWS POWER NOW interview on Monday afternoon.
Recently, Minister of Energy and Energy Industries, Franklin Khan, said as far as possible, the government will protect the jobs of workers at Lake Asphalt.
Minister Khan gave the assurance while responding to concerns on the matter from Opposition Senator, Wade Mark, in the Senate.
Minister Khan said while government is ready to do its part relating to job security, there is need ensure the company is profitable.
Minister Khan said the Prime Minister did some ground work on this topic and a report has been submitted coming out of the finding of the committee which was appointed to address issues pertaining to La Asphalt.
However, comrade Phillip said there is need for innovation in the operations of Lake Asphalt.
Mr Phillip said there is also need for those in authorities to engage the union in the decision making process.