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BSTU, BUT meeting today

YVETTE BEST, [email protected]

BSTU, BUT meeting today

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THE TWO TEACHER unions are taking their newfound kinship to another level this afternoon.

Following three joint meetings with the executives of the Barbados Union of Teachers (BUT) and the Barbados Secondary Teachers’ Union (BSTU), the last of which was yesterday evening, the wider membership of both unions will be meeting at Solidarity House at 2 p.m. to ventilate issues surrounding the grading of the School Based Assessments (SBAs).

Both unions have already indicated that members will not be grading SBAs this year unless the Caribbean Examination Council (CXC), or the relevant agency, agrees to compensate them for the increasing volume of work and the mounting personal expenses they have been incurring. (YB)

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