A new salary offer extended to the teachers’ Union would see teachers being paid a 10 per cent retroactive salary increases, from 2016. That would incrementally increase by 8 per cent for 2017 and 2018, respectively.
Additionally, a $350M was offered for debunching, for the period 2011 – 2018.
President Granger said that he thought that the Friday and Monday meetings with both himself and the Minister of Education, were favourable
The Union had promised to base their acceptance or rejection of the government’s offer on the response of the teachers. The news is breaking that the GTU has made known its intention to reject the newest offer following the non-acceptance by its members.
President granger said that he thought that the crisis was nearing its end
The head of state seemed to suggest that the Union is moving the goal post
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The President said that he thought that there was an arrangement in place and not what is now unfolding, a trial by the media. He said that he taught settlement was in sight