Netherlands - Strike actions in education continue - March 31, 2018

The primary school teachers continue with their strike actions for a higher salary and a lower work load. In March they organised the fourth primary school teacher strike in the past five months. The education minister stated last year that there was no extra money available. The incoming government promised primary school teachers 500 million euro to reduce workload and 270 million euro to increase salaries. The government committed in March an additional 236 million euro to reducing workload in primary education.

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