Latvia - Teachers might go on strike if new budget doesn't include wage rise - February 28, 2019

The Latvian Trade Union of Education and Science Employees (LIZDA) announced that they might organise strike actions during the exit exams if government doesn’t include a wage rise for teachers in the new budget. Although the premier agreed that raising teachers’ wages was an objective necessity, government officials state that they are in a difficult position because the previous government promised to raise the wages of teachers but didn’t earmark the necessary funds.

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