Slovenia - Teachers suspend strike - March 31, 2018

Following strikes last month (see our February newsletter) teachers went on two more strikes in March after failing to reach a deal with the government on higher wages. Teachers want their salaries - around 920 euro monthly for junior teachers and 1,200 euro monthly on average - to be in line with those of other public workers. After the resignation of Prime Minister Miro Cerar, the public-sector trade unions demanding higher pay are divided. The trade union of teachers will probably suspend its strike plans and wait for a new government while the group of 16 public sector unions wants the outgoing government to finish the talks.

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