Four candidates contested the 2015 JTA President Elect Elections held June 22-26, 2015. They were:
• Howard Isaacs, Principal, The Moneague College in St. Ann;
• Claudette James, Teacher, Denham Town High in Kingston;
The Jamaica Teachers’ Association (JTA) regrets the passing of Past President Wesley Augustus Findlater Hewling.
Mr. Hewling, 96, died Saturday, June 27, 2015 at his home in Bogue, St. James.
JTA sends Minister of Finance letter officially rejecting 7% offer on Basic Salary
The Ministry of Finance, MoF, was today officially written to, outlining the rejection of its latest wage offer by teachers across the island.
Determined to teach the Government a lesson, the island's teachers have declared that anything short of a double-digit salary increase will not be accepted.