Lithuania - Teachers strike enter third week - November 30, 2018

Negotiations between government and teachers over what teachers call un ‘unfair und non-transparent’ pay system and recent educational reforms seem to be deadlocked. Teachers are now entering their third week of strike. Government officials state that they can start raising wages only in 2020 because they lack the required additional 130 million euro in funding that is needed to raise wages in 2019. The Lithuanian Education Employees Trade Union finds this to be unacceptable and demands a pay rise coming year.

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