Malta - Teachers plan strike - October 31, 2017

Teachers plan to strike on 8 November 2017 after discussions with government failed over a wage dispute. The Malta Union of Teachers (MUT) has declared that the negotiations over a sectoral agreement fell apart at financial package discussion stage. The trade union will issue around 50 directives culminating in a strike. The MUT is demanding a pay rise of over 20% for all state and church school educators, arguing that members of the profession are not being given a worthy financial package; what is being offered falls short. 

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