The Ministry of Education (MOE) and the Guyana Teachers’ Union (GTU) met on Friday, October 12, 2018, to consider the offer relating to salary increases.
Having considered the new information provided, which included salary benefits for all scales of teachers ranging from TS1 to TS19 and Special and non-salary benefits, the two parties concluded discussions and have committed to the implementation of the agreement. The three-year 2016 – 2018 agreement will be signed in the new week.
There was an amicable settlement for the matter not to proceed to arbitration.
(CARICOM Secretariat, Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown, Guyana) Caribbean Community, (CARICOM) Ambassador Irwin La Rocque, called for the full cooperation of all stakeholders within Member States to respond to the issue of crime and security, which he described as a regional problem that demands a...