Joint Statement from The UWI and WIGUT

The management of The University of the West Indies (The UWI) and the West Indies Group of University Teachers (WIGUT - Jamaica) met this morning to discuss the outstanding items of claim including the matter of the 4 per cent salary item. Several advancements were made in relation to key outstanding claim items, including the salary item. Consequently, WIGUT (Jamaica) agrees to suspend its industrial action with the expectation of concluding negotiations without further delays.

The parties hope to have all outstanding items resolved and concluded by the end of January.