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No raise since 2009

TRE GREAVES, [email protected]

No raise since 2009

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TEACHERS WANT A 12 per cent increase.

President of the Barbados Union of Teachers (BUT), Pedro Shepherd, said it was more than enough time for them to receive a hike, having not had one since 2009.

He told the MIDWEEK NATION yesterday that last Friday, the third meeting on pay in over a year was held, with the negotiating charge led by the Congress of Trade Unions and Staff Associations of Barbados.

The teachers’ fight comes at a time when the National Union of Public Workers is seeking a 23 per cent pay increase for its members. (TG)

Please read the full story in today’s Midweek Nation, or in the eNATION edition.