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Finance Ministry should be formally involved in all salary negotiations for teachers- Former GTU President

Last Updated on Tuesday, 4 September 2018, 19:05 by Denis Chabrol As a strike by government-employed teachers dragged into its second week, former President of the Guyana Teachers’ Union (GTU), Colwyn King believes the time has come for formal provision to be made for the involvement of the Finance Ministry in negotiations for increased salaries and allowances. “That old, antiquated ...

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Junior Labour Minister apologises for calling striking teachers “selfish and uncaring”

Last Updated on Tuesday, 4 September 2018, 12:33 by Denis Chabrol As the Ministry of Education hopes to get the Guyana Teachers Union back to the mediation table and break an almost two-week old strike, Junior Labour Minister Keith Scott on Tuesday apologised for calling the educators “selfish and uncaring”. In fact, Scott even went further by calling the now ...

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GTT fires workers after “suspicious activities”

Last Updated on Tuesday, 4 September 2018, 10:51 by Denis Chabrol The Guyana Telephone and Telegraph Company (GTT) fired 12 persons following the discovery of “suspicious activities”. “During a routine internal review of financial procedures, GTT documented suspicious activities which warranted further investigation. GTT’ spokeswoman, Jasmine Harris said police were called in and those given marching orders included managers and ...

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