Czech Republic - Government commits to minimum six percent pay rise for teachers - June 30, 2016

With ongoing negotiations about the necessary pay increase for teachers (see our earlier Newsletters), the government has publicly stated a commitment to a pay rise in 2017 of at least six percent (even as high as eight percent depending on personal evaluation). The prime minister stated that teachers and education were a priority for the government. Teachers' unions have been pushing for an increase of at least 10%.

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