Lithuania - Teacher trade union initiates strike over education funding - October 31, 2019

One of the largest teacher trade unions in Lithuania is initiating a strike over the government's planned education funding. The strike will be held over the government's planned education funding for 2020 under consideration along the next year's state budget. The trade union's representatives pointed to the fact that the government pledged to allocate almost 118 million euros next year under the collective agreement signed earlier this year with representatives of the education and science area.

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