The president of the National Association of Graduate Teachers (NAGRAT) Mr. Angel Carbonu has disclosed in a Zoom meeting with the Regional Chairmen that COLA is not the only item on teacher unions’ negotiation table.
According to Mr. Angel Carbonu below is a list of demands from teacher unions’ negotiation table as they will be meeting the government side on the 12th of July 2022.
COLA, is not the only issue on the table but the main focus, for now, is COLA, the rest has to do with the employer that is GES ;
• Teachers’ promotions,
• Car maintenance, and responsibility allowances. It will be discussed after the issue with COLA is done
He stated that there is an intelligence picked by union leaders that the government is organizing some teachers to go back to the classroom to teach and have videos to undermine the strike, so teachers should watch out
Mr. Carbonu reiterated that teacher unions are not calling off the strike until the Cost of Living Allowance (COLA) is given.
“Some sports teachers are defying the strike directives, they must desist from that since it is undermining the strength of the strike.” He noted