Latvia - Timetable for teachers' pay increase - January 31, 2018

The Cabinet of Ministers approved on 9 January the timetable for increasing teachers' pay, undertaking to gradually increase the minimum monthly wage for educators, making the increase conditional on the results of optimisation of the school network. Under the timetable proposed by the Educations and Science Ministry, the monthly minimum wage for teachers should be raised from 680 to 710 euro from 1 September 2018, with the necessary financing to be provided from the existing budget this year.  

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