SINT MAARTEN (PHILIPSBURG) - The Windward Islands Teachers Union (WITU) in collaboration with the Caribbean Union of Teachers (CUT) hosted a Capacity Building Training for its members and colleague Union representatives, the WITU said on Wednesday in a press statement.
The training event was held over the past weekend at the Sundial School, and it was sponsored by the CUT.
The training focused on The Landsverordening Materieel Ambtenarenrecht (LMA) and Collective Bargaining (CB).
Presenters were the Honorable Acting Governor of St. Maarten Reynold Groeneveldt and drs. Raymond Jessurun.
WITU President Stuart Johnson said, “The real strength of any Union is its membership, and I am elated we empowered them further with knowledge of the LMA and Collective Bargaining through this training.”
“I am extremely proud of our Education Committee Headed by our Vice President Roxsana Pantophlet which executed this event for our members. Job well done.” Johnson added.
“This is the first of many training opportunities for our members as continue to unveil a variety of activities for the WITU,” Johnson concluded.
Johnson is also the 3rd Vice President of the Executive Board of CUT which sponsored the event.