The 2019 new academic school term may see teachers boycotting classes if the Chief Personnel Officer (CPO) fails to arrive at a reasonable salary negotiation with the T&T Unified Teachers Association (TTUTA).
The warning came yesterday from president of TTUTA Lynsley Doodhai, as primary and secondary schools get set to open its doors next Monday.
On Friday the CPO will meet with TTUTA to discuss salary negotiations for its 15,000 teachers.
Of this figure, TTUTA represents 11,500 teachers.
The principal and staff of the Malick Secondary School have gone an extra mile in this season of caring and giving for on teacher at the institution.
Natasha Lewis a teacher at the school, was born with cerebral palsy and uses a wheelchair. As a result, she is unable to properly access some of the facilities on the school compound.
Hundreds of school cleaners from denominational schools are still waiting for three months of their salaries so that they could enjoy the Christmas season.
Education Minister Anthony Garcia says the salaries owed to school maxi taxi drivers have already been processed and he was hoping that they will be paid before Christmas.
School maxi taxi drivers are finding it difficult to make ends meet this Christmas as they have not received their salaries for the past term.
Association of Maxi Taxi School Transport Concessionaires president Rodney Ramlogan said their last salary was in July.