Cyprus - 48-hours strike might lead to breakthrough - September 30, 2018

Teachers have been acting against government proposals that include reduction in the off-class hours for the class supervisor from two to one and a reduction in the teaching periods (see our July/ August newsletter). Teachers' union leaders decided to strike action because of rash decisions harming the quality of education and called out a 48-hour strike that affected thousands of students. Unions now seem to have accepted a proposal by opposition party Diko for an interim deal with the government to put an end to the crisis in public education. It remains unclear if the government will also go along with this proposal.

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For more information, please contact the editor Jan Cremers or Sanne van der Gaag, Amsterdam Institute for Advanced Labour Studies (AIAS) cbn-aias@uva.nl or the Head of communications at the ETUI, Willy De Backer wdebacker@etui.org © ETUI


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