News

Queen's School denies early closure Monday

Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Print this page Email A Friend!


Principal of the Queen's School Jennifer Williams has denied a report carried in the Jamaica Observer yesterday that her school was among several Corporate Area institutions that were closed early Monday, as result of a three-day sick-out by teachers.

The article said students from several schools, including Queen's, were seen returning home early following the sick-out by teachers.

However, Principal Williams contended that 61 of 81 teachers on staff at the school had turned up for duty Monday and classes were held up until the close of the school day. She further stated that 50 teachers reported today and school was in full session.

Teachers started a sick-out Monday to protest against Government's wage offer of a 16 per cent increase over a four-year period.

ADVERTISEMENT




POST A COMMENT

HOUSE RULES

1. We welcome reader comments on the top stories of the day. Some comments may be republished on the website or in the newspaper � email addresses will not be published.

2. Please understand that comments are moderated and it is not always possible to publish all that have been submitted. We will, however, try to publish comments that are representative of all received.

3. We ask that comments are civil and free of libellous or hateful material. Also please stick to the topic under discussion.

4. Please do not write in block capitals since this makes your comment hard to read.

5. Please don't use the comments to advertise. However, our advertising department can be more than accommodating if emailed: advertising@jamaicaobserver.com.

6. If readers wish to report offensive comments, suggest a correction or share a story then please email: community@jamaicaobserver.com.

7. Lastly, read our Terms and Conditions and Privacy Policy



comments powered by Disqus
ADVERTISEMENT

Poll

ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT

Today's Cartoon

Click image to view full size editorial cartoon
ADVERTISEMENT