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Teachers’ stand

Yvette Best

Teachers’ stand

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Tuesday is D-Day.
In what will be a stepping up of the industrial action started on Wednesday by teachers at Alexandra School, teachers at all the schools with representation by the Barbados Secondary Teachers’ Union (BSTU) will be withdrawing their services from lunch time on Tuesday.
Even though members were eager to down tools and put on their walking shoes from as early as Monday, union president Mary Redman instructed them to assemble in the various staff rooms after lunch and not teach.
The 30-plus teachers from Alexandra will remain off the job, and will report to the BSTU’s Belleville headquarters for the fourth day of industrial action on Monday.
“We have to make sure that what we’re doing is procedurally correct . . . . We have to make sure that we have time to do our groundwork,” she said.
Read the full story in today’s SUNDAY SUN.