Schools are opened across the island, but teachers have packed Solidarity House for a three-hour meeting called by their bargaining agent, the Barbados Union of Teachers.
One union official estimates that approximately one thousand educators are attending the meeting called to discussed unresolved problems at the Alma Parris and Parkinson Memorial Secondary Schools, as well as outstanding teaching appointments.
Ahead of the talks, BUT President Pedro Shepherd said the teachers would decide their next move after the Ministry of Education failed to meet a deadline to settle the outstanding matters.
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