Selective job evaluation is meant to deny teachers their right to better pay

Posted: January 13, 2015 in Politics/Current issues
3626_teacherdemoThe teachers’ strike enters the second week with no hope of their unions and the government finding a solution to end it.

The government is not ready to give in to the teachers’ demands; the teachers on the other hand insist they are not going back to the classroom until the government gives in.

The Teachers Service Commission (TSC) says they should wait for a job evaluation to determine whether they will receive a pay rise or not and the teachers are not ready to hear any of this.

The question is, why the job evaluation? The teachers had clearly indicated their motives of going on strike and the government just treated it lightly.

Now that the strike has gone beyond its control, the government, through TSC, is coming up with excuses to deny teachers what they rightfully deserve.

No parent is happy that the teachers have downed their tools. I am sure even the teachers themselves are not happy doing what they are doing, but where is the government failing?

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