Wednesday 2 April 2008

Teachers to strike

The Leftist Assembly For Change reports:

General assemblies, called by the Executive Board of the Teachers Association in Lebanon, have decided to strike this Thursday in protest at low pay, the high cost of living and inflation.

They declared, "the strike will take palce in all educational institutions (public and private) to correct salaries and wages, the inflation rate—which exceedes 50 percent and threatens the lives of teachers and others on low income.

The North Branch of the Teachers Association have backed the 3 April strike.

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