Negotiation of salaries and other benefits for teachers
On Tuesday, September 25, 2018, the Ministry of Education and the Guyana Teachers’ Union met with the Chief Labour Officer for each party to nominate one member and the Ministry of Labour to nominate the Chairman to sit on the arbitration panel.
At today’s meeting, the Ministry of Education submitted its nominee but the Union was not willing to submit same. Dr. Leyland Lucas was introduced by the Ministry of Labour as the Chairman of the arbitration panel. However, the Union requested time to consider the nomination of the chairmanship.
At the request of the Union, the meeting was adjourned to Wednesday, September 26, 2018 at 13:00hrs for both parties to finalize and sign the Terms of Reference for arbitration.