The teachers have seen their salaries decline from an equivalent of around 550 US dollars to a mere 30-35 US dollars in a span of two years.
Teachers in Zimbabwe, who are finding it to even difficult to travel to schools due to the decline in the value of their salaries, began staying off from work from September 28
The average salary of a public school teacher has dropped to the equivalent of USD 30-35 a month. The Zimbabwe Teachers’ Association says they cannot afford to work until salaries are restored to the equivalent of USD 520
Since December 4, teachers in Delhi University in the capital city of India have been on an indefinite strike, demanding the protection of their livelihoods.
The strike was called after the workers were pushed to a “breaking point” according to the UCU
On November 25, Monday, a massive demonstration has been called for in Zagreb, the country’s capital, demanding a 6.11% hike in job complexity coefficients.
Teachers in the state of Indiana are demanding a rise in their salaries which average around USD 50,000, while the national average in the United States stand at USD 60,000
We also take a look at the struggle by workers in Spain regarding the protection of their jobs.
Most teachers and academic staff at the National University of Asunción have not been given a salary increase in 12 years
The representatives of the teachers’ union vowed to continue fighting for the pending demands.
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.