Lithuania -Teachers go on indefinite strike -December 03,2014

After a warning strike in November, teachers from 120 schools have gone on indefinite strike, during which some schools will close down altogether. The teachers have made a list of demands to be met by the ministry in order to end the strike.

After a warning strike in November, teachers from 120 schools have gone on indefinite strike, during which some schools will close down altogether. The teachers have made a list of demands to be met by the ministry in order to end the strike. The demands include the reinstatement of education vouchers to pre-2009 level from LTL 3,348 to LTL 3,774 (from EUR 970 to EUR 1,093); to reinstate the basic monthly salary from LTL 1202 to LTL 1280 (from EUR 350 to EUR 370). Further demands include equal pay for pre-school teachers, the signing of a collective agreement, retirement at age 55 and smaller classes.

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For more information, please contact the editor Jan Cremers, Amsterdam Institute for Advanced Labour Studies (AIAS) cbn-aias@uva.nl or the communications officer at the ETUI, Mariya Nikolova mnikolova@etui.org. For previous issues of the Collective bargaining newsletter please visit http://www.etui.org/E-Newsletters/Collective-bargaining-newsletter. You may find further information on the ETUI at www.etui.org, and on the AIAS at www.uva-aias.net.


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