Tag: GTU

BK Group donates $3M to Nationals

BK Group donates $3M to Nationals

Staff Writer Staff Writer- November 6, 2019

DPI, Guyana, Wednesday, November 06, 2019 The 59th National Schools’ Cycling, Swimming and Track and Field Championships will kick off ... Read More

BREAKING NEWS: Duty free concessions for 300 teachers

BREAKING NEWS: Duty free concessions for 300 teachers

Staff Writer Staff Writer- May 16, 2019

DPI, Guyana, Thursday, May 16, 2019 300 senior teachers across the country will be granted duty- free concessions for the ... Read More

Joint Statement by Ministry of Education and Guyana Teachers’ Union

Joint Statement by Ministry of Education and Guyana Teachers’ Union

Staff Writer Staff Writer- October 12, 2018

DPI, Guyana, Friday, October 12, 2018 The Ministry of Education (MOE) and the Guyana Teachers’   Union (GTU) met on Friday, ... Read More

No new offers put forward by GTU – Pres. Granger

No new offers put forward by GTU – Pres. Granger

Staff Writer Staff Writer- October 10, 2018

DPI, Guyana, Wednesday, October 10, 2018 President David Granger this morning said contrary to media reports, the Guyana Teachers' Union ... Read More

Department of Labour says appointment of Prof. Lucas within the law

Department of Labour says appointment of Prof. Lucas within the law

Staff Writer Staff Writer- September 26, 2018

– Ministry of Education cautions against any industrial action taken during the arbitration process DPI, Guyana, Wednesday, September 26, 2018 ... Read More

US-based Guyanese Professor Dr. Leyland Lucas appointed Chair of the MOE/GTU Arbitration Panel

US-based Guyanese Professor Dr. Leyland Lucas appointed Chair of the MOE/GTU Arbitration Panel

Staff Writer Staff Writer- September 25, 2018

DPI, Guyana, Tuesday, September 25, 2018 The Ministry of Social Protection today said it has appointed US-based Guyanese Dr. Leyland ... Read More

Education Ministry, GTU at impasse over chairmanship for Arbitration Tribunal

Education Ministry, GTU at impasse over chairmanship for Arbitration Tribunal

Staff Writer Staff Writer- September 14, 2018

DPI, GUYANA, Friday, September 14, 2018 The Ministry of Education (MoE) and the Guyana Teacher’s Union (GTU) today submitted nominees ... Read More

Strike called off: Education Ministry, Teachers Union agree to arbitration

Strike called off: Education Ministry, Teachers Union agree to arbitration

Staff Writer Staff Writer- September 6, 2018

─ parties agreed at conciliation talks held today ─ teachers expected back in classrooms from as early as tomorrow ─ ... Read More

Education Ministry working to return schools to normal

Education Ministry working to return schools to normal

Staff Writer Staff Writer- September 4, 2018

DPI, Guyana, Tuesday, September 4, 2018 Minister of Education, Nicolette Henry says her ministry is working to have all schools ... Read More

Govt actively seeking new sources of funds to augment teachers’ wages and salaries – Pres. Granger

Govt actively seeking new sources of funds to augment teachers’ wages and salaries – Pres. Granger

Staff Writer Staff Writer- August 31, 2018

─ Govt committed to meeting the needs of teachers ─ budgetary cuts to programmes of ministries and agencies being considered ... Read More

Labour Department urges conciliation before arbitration

Labour Department urges conciliation before arbitration

Staff Writer Staff Writer- August 30, 2018

─ grievance procedure by which the conciliatory process operates must be exhausted before Arbitration can take place – Chief Labour ... Read More

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