15 May 2019

Vanuatu Teachers Union confident of pay fix

From , 3:02 pm on 15 May 2019

The Vanuatu Teachers Union says it's confident parliament will approve payment of about $US9 million to settle a dispute over pay scale anomalies and outstanding benefits.

However, a branch of the teachers union has grown impatient and is calling for a strike.

The union's president, Willie Abiut, told Ben Robinson Drawbridge industrial action is not yet necessary.

A 'School' sign in Port Vila.

A 'School' sign in Port Vila. Photo: RNZI / Jamie Tahana