Aug 27, News 0 …GTUC appeals to civil society, business community for support Hundreds of teachers are expected to stay away from the classrooms as the Guyana Teachers Union GTU -led strike begins today following failed negotiations with Government on wage increases and benefits. Yesterday, the Guyana Trades Union Congress GTUC called on citizens, civil society and the business community to empathise with the teachers in this their moment of need as they proceed on strike action. The umbrella union organisation called on society to give full support to the teachers and their union- moral, spiritual or otherwise, cash or kind, as they navigate this period of their lives. According to the GTUC, it appears there is no genuine effort to bring relief to the teachers.
Follow cathshan Two nursing unions are set to ballot 46, members for strike action next week over concerns that pay is too low to recruit and retain staff.
Following a special meeting yesterday of its National Executive Committee, the Psychiatric Nurses Association PNA is recommending that its 6, members vote in favour of industrial action in a ballot which will commence next Wednesday.
There has been no breakthrough to date. The commission recommended increases in some allowances and greater access to promotional posts but did not find there was a case for addressing pay. The INMO is seeking an across-the-board pay rise to deal with recruitment and retention problems.
It said structures will be put in place for the maintenance of essential and emergency services, but otherwise, members will be on the picket line with hour work stoppages, beginning with one day a week and escalating to two days the following week.
If strike action goes ahead, it could coincide with the Christmas and New Year period, which is traditionally the busiest time of the year for many hospitals. Disruption is likely to be severe.A strike action (or simply a strike) is when a large number of workers stop working in protest.
Strikes are usually done by a labor union to get better pay, hours, or working conditions. They became important during the Industrial Revolution, when many worked in factories and mines. In the ballot, 63% voted in favour of strike action.
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Hundreds of teachers are expected to stay away from the classrooms as the Guyana Teachers Union (GTU)-led strike begins today following failed negotiations with Government on wage increases and benefits. Industrial action is when workers: go on strike; take other action, like refusing to do overtime (known as ‘action short of a strike’) Sometimes an employer may stop their workers from working.
Strike action, also called labor strike, on strike, greve (of French: grève), or simply strike, is a work stoppage caused by the mass refusal of employees to work.
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