Grenada Gov’t urges teachers not to take industrial action

Education Minister Emmalin Pierre.

The Grenada government Monday urged teachers not to proceed with planned industrial action that would disrupt classes two days this week over the offer of a two per cent gratuity offer.

Education Minister Emmalin Pierre said she expects all teachers in the public service would report to work as usual on Monday and Wednesday despite an announcement made late last week by the Grenada Union of Teachers (GUT) that its members will be off the job for those days to “rest and contemplate on Government’s two per cent gratuity offer.”

“It has been brought to the attention of the Ministry of Education via a public statement made on television and on radio that all members of the teaching service in the employment of Government should stay away…

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