Daily Archives: Wednesday, 20 March 2024, 22:34

OPINION: Option for Speedy and Final Settlement of Labour Disputes Under the Essential Services Arbitration Act (Chapter 54:01) 

Last Updated on Wednesday, 20 March 2024, 22:34 by Denis Chabrol by Samuel J. Goolsarran This Act provides for an Arbitration Tribunal for the settlement of disputes in public utility undertakings, and in certain other services. The schedule under Act should be amended by the National Assembly urgently to include public education from primary and secondary schools’ institutions and the ...

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Debunching no longer possible- Chief Education Officer; GTU says several issues not financial, maintains there was no collective bargaining

Last Updated on Wednesday, 20 March 2024, 21:51 by Denis Chabrol The Ministry of Education’s Chief Education Officer, Saddam Hussain on Wednesday told a High Court hearing that there could no longer be debunching of teachers’ salaries. He explained that with graduate teachers now earning the maximum in the salary scale, debunching was no longer on the Education Ministry’s agenda, ...

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High Court: GTU official admits financial issues were discussed

Last Updated on Wednesday, 20 March 2024, 13:42 by Denis Chabrol Vice President of the Guyana Teachers’ Union (GTU), Julian Cambridge on Wednesday admitted that financial matters were discussed with the government. Representing the government, lawyer Dharshan Ramdhani, at the outset, established that the previous multi-year agreement between the Guyana Teachers’ Union (GTU) and the government remains in force until ...

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Guyana govt silent before UN Human Rights Committee on US detention of Permanent Secretary

Last Updated on Wednesday, 20 March 2024, 8:16 by Denis Chabrol American Human Rights advocate, Laurence Helfer’s questions to the Guyana government before the United Nations Human Rights Committee (UNHRC) about last year’s detention of Permanent Secretary Mae Toussaint Jr. Thomas-Meerabux by United States Customs and Border Protection Agents. He pointed to her arrest as an example of alleged corruption ...

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OPINION: Bharrat Jagdeo -a man on the run, one that can’t hide

Last Updated on Wednesday, 20 March 2024, 6:26 by Denis Chabrol by GHK Lall The pleadings fell on deaf ears.  The helping hand extended, through encouraging words, was returned with double fisted fury.  In fact, whatever was attempted brought vitriol; the vicious came with a vengeance.  If that sounds like Bharrat Jagdeo, take a prize.  I believe that there is ...

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OPINION: Norton’s crazy economics

Last Updated on Wednesday, 20 March 2024, 6:26 by Denis Chabrol By Dr. Randy Persaud, Professor Emeritus We have breaking news that Opposition Leader Aubrey Norton is flaunting the idea of paying one month’s extra salary to all public servants. While the idea glitters, I can tell you it’s not gold. You see, the world knows what happened when the ...

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