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Public sector groups reject MOU3

Published:Friday | April 18, 2008 | 12:52 PM

At least three other public sector groups will not be signing the Memorandum of Understanding today.

The Jamaica Teachers’ Association, the Jamaica Police Federation and the Nurses Association of Jamaica (NAJ), have not been part of the negotiations involving the government and the Jamaica Confederation of Trade Unions, JCTU. Oust

Chairman of the Jamaica Police Federation, Corporal Raymond Wilson said his group submitted a 57-point claim to the government in January.

He said the union is seeking a 100 percent increase in salaries, but that there is still to be any serious discussion on the matter.

The NAJ said it is to submit a wage claim to the government.

However, President of the Association, Edith Allwood-Anderson said the group would soon be submitting its claim.