The St. Vincent and the Grenadines Teachers’ Union remains resolute that we do not
support mandatory vaccination. Our members should be given the God given right to choose.
We categorically reject the Government’s mandatory vaccination policy
which threatens our livelihood and that of our dependent relatives.
It is unethical for any Government to unilaterally change the working conditions of
its employees under the disguise of a Public Health Emergency. We are reminding all
our members to stand firm on your groundsand not be swayed by coercion or threats of any kind. Stand with your Teachers’ Union. You are protected under the Trade
With reference to Circular No. 139/2021 dated October 22nd, 2021: COVID-19
VACCINATION STATUS OF STAFF MEMBERS, we assure you that you are not
obligated to supply any information of your vaccination status to the Ministry of
Whereas the vaccine will lessen the symptoms of the Corona Virus Disease 2019 it
does not in any way prevent any of usfrom contracting or spreading it. Thus, creating
a false sense of safety in the workplace.
If the Government sees it fit to implement mandatory vaccination, we are adamant
that they MUST accept full responsibility for any adverse reaction or death as a result
We strongly advise our members to stand up with us as we represent you in this
We strongly reiterate that there should be absolutely no mandatory vaccination.
The SVGTU will continue to be engaged with our legal counsel as we look at every
legal avenue to ensure that our livelihood and rights are prot