The representatives of the teachers’ union vowed to continue fighting for the pending demands.
In the new collective agreement, the trade union achieved an increase of 3.5% in salaries and training programs for the workers who will be laid off
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Due to the strike, about 130 stores of various supermarket chains owned by the company remained closed, while more than 100 operated for half day.
The president of the teachers union said that a national assembly will be held to define the action plan for the next stage of their movement.
The union has invited teachers to vote on the latest proposal made by the government on July 10.
Over 90,000 teachers have been on an indefinite strike since June 3 behind the banner of Chile’s largest teachers’ union, Colegio de Profesores de Chile (CPC)
In its new proposal, the education ministry refused to address six of the twelve demands put forth by the teachers’ union and offered to continue negotiating in the future on the rest
The workers are demanding better wages and reincorporation of the workers who will be unemployed in the coming months after the digital transformation of the company.
Since June 14, over 3,200 workers at the Chuquicamata mine have been on strike demanding lifetime health insurance coverage for all workers
The teachers’ strike continues to grow and has received support from national and international organizations