The Minister with responsibility for the Public Sector, Horace Dalley, is to meet with teachers tomorrow as wage negotiations enter another week.

JTA President, Doran Dixon, says teachers at several high schools have been “spontaneously” sitting in, in protest against the government’s response to their wage demands.

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The teachers have asked the government for a 25 per cent wage increase over the next two years.

However, the government has offered them a 5 per cent increase over the period.

Mr. Dixon says the JTA is still open to negotiating its demands and its asking teachers to be patient.

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Doran Dixon- Jamaica Teachers Association President.

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