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JAMAICA | JTA Concillation meeting with Gov't set for 10am Wednesday

KINGSTON, March 13, 2018 - The Emergency conciliation meeting called by the Ministry of Labour, in an effort to settle the dispute between the government and the island teachers, fell through this afternoon, as the JTA was unable to mobilize its negotiating team from across the country at short notice, in time for the meeting.

JAMAICA | Teachers more restive - Gov't prepare for a strike

KINGSTON, MARCH 11, 2018 -The Jamaica Teachers' Association (JTA), having rejected Government's 16 per cent over four years wage offer, and having declared that teachers will not accept the Minister of Finance's premature one year retroactive payment to be made this month, the Ministry of Education, Youth and Information says it is being proactive, and has put in place contingency plans to ensure that provisions are made for the safety and security of students, should the teachers take inductrial action this week.
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