Lithuania -Teachers strike for better pay and more investment in education -June 18, 2014

Teachers from all over the country organised a protest in Vilnius on 18 June, demanding better pay, working conditions and education. The teachers demanded a long term plan to raise investment in education to 6% of GDP by 2020 and to start raising wages from 2015 onwards.

Teachers from all over the country organised a protest in Vilnius on 18 June, demanding better pay, working conditions and education. The teachers demanded a long term plan to raise investment in education to 6% of GDP by 2020 and to start raising wages from 2015 onwards. A thousand protesting teachers held slogans, saying “A Teacher Without Hope is a School Without a Future,” “EU Aid to Students, Not Clerks,” “Old Age Dignity for Teachers,” “Profession – Teacher, Social Status – Beggar”.

English: http://www.lithuaniatribune.com/69272/1000-teachers-stage-protest-in-vilnius ...  

 

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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