Teachers from the Punta Gorda and Toledo Rural branches congregated at the Toldeo Sports Complex and marched toward the Toledo Central Park for a morning of presentations from, BNTU Punta Gorda Branch President Hilton Garbutt and Toledo Rural Branch President Steven Cho and People’s National Party, Wil Maheia and National President Luke Palacio. In his address, Palacio updated his membership on yesterday’s meeting with the Prime Minister.
However, present were 7 Union Leaders from the Belize National Teacher’s Union, the Public Service Union and the Association of Public Service Senior Managers.
According to Palacio, the PM indicated that a floor cannot be guaranteed and that the adjustment might be anywhere around 3.5%.
The respective unions will meet to review this latest information, after which, it will be presented to their membership as early as next week.