Italy - Strike cancelled as teachers and government reach agreement - June 1, 2019

A teachers’ strike that was planned to take place on 17 May 2019 was cancelled as government and trade union representing the teachers reached a deal. One of the main disputes was the salary of the teachers that have fallen drastically in recent years and are amongst the lowest in Europe. In the new agreement the government has stated that it is committed to finding additional financial resources to be specifically allocated to school staff on the occasion of the 2020 budget law and will offer reasonable increases in salaries to the teachers.

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For more information, please contact Sanne van der Gaag or Sjaak van der Velden, De Burcht (Scientific Bureau for the Dutch Trade Union Movement) sannevandergaag@deburcht.org or the Head of communications at the ETUI, Steve Coulter scoulter@etui.org. For previous full issues of the Collective bargaining newsletter please visit www.etui.org/E-Newsletters/Collective-bargaining-newsletter or consult the archive with all articles in our database at www.cbnarchive.eu. You may find further information on the ETUI at www.etui.org.


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