Teachers union delivers ultimatum to govʼt

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The Union of Teachers (Pedagógusok Szakszervezete or PSZ) is expecting the government to agree to salary increases for teachers, the PSZ announced, news portal napi.hu reports.

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PSZ set the deadline for November 22, the day of public education. If the government rejects their demand, PSZ will launch demonstrations in November and a strike in January. The Ministry of Human Capacities will present PSZ’s suggestions to Parliament.

Demonstrations seem inevitable, PSZ says, due to long-lasting problems in public education, the situation of state-owned kindergartens as well as the new bill on vocational training, napi.hu reports.

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