The trial over this year’s disputed Jamaica Teachers’ Association, JTA President-elect vote is to take place in May next year in the Supreme Court.
The lawyer representing the JTA, Caroline Hay, says dates were set following a case management hearing this morning.
Earlier this week, a defeated candidate, Georgia Waugh Richards, was granted an injunction barring the appointment of Norman Allen as president-elect at the JTA’s ongoing Annual Conference.
Mrs. Waugh-Richards sought the court’s intervention after her initial victory was overturned following a recount of ballots in July.
Meanwhile, an Appeal Court judge today dismissed an urgent application filed by the JTA two days ago to have the injunction barring it from declaring Mr. Allen President-Elect, quashed.
The JTA wanted an overturn of the injunction before its Annual Conference ends tomorrow.
Caroline Hay, lawyer representing the JTA, speaking this afternoon with Nationwide News.