President of the Jamaica Teachers’ Association, La Sonja Harrison, has called on the nation’s educators to take industrial action today, May 25 and tomorrow, May 26.

Her call comes as several teachers across the country continue to complain of anomalies in the calculation of their new salaries following the implementation of the government’s compensation review exercise.

The latest move by the JTA boss follows a media briefing two days ago in which she called on the government to immediately respond to the plight of teachers.

Mrs. Harrison says the time has come for the teachers to rise up and reject what she describes as disrespect from the government.

Mrs. Harrison is calling on the government to publicly release the calculation formula for the teacher’s salaries, among other things.

La Sonja Harrison, President of the Jamaica Teachers’ Association, JTA.

Meanwhile, when contacted Education Minster Fayval Williams says the matter has been brought to her attention in the last hour.

She says checks are now being made across the Ministry’s educational regions.

We’ll have more updates as they become available.