Union of teachers to launch partial strike
Published Monday 10/09/2012 (updated) 10/09/2012 19:40
The union called on the Palestinian Authority to improve teachers' salaries
in line with other governmental employees. (MaanImages/File)
RAMALLAH (Ma’an) -- The union of teachers in the West Bank announced Sunday it will hold a partial strike on two days in the upcoming week to protest the Palestinian government's policies.
On Tuesday, classes will be suspended after the fourth period, and next Monday, they will finish after the third period.
The union called on the Palestinian Authority to improve teachers' salaries in line with other governmental employees and pay them on time.
It also highlighted the unaffordable price of basic commodities in the West Bank.
Popular protests against the rising cost of living have erupted in Palestinian cities over the past week. Public transport workers launched a general strike on Monday, paralyzing movement throughout the West Bank.