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  1. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 3 February 2021

    Afghanistan: Education union demands end to teachers’ salary and homes crisis

    The Afghanistan Teacher Support Association (ATSA) has mobilised to get the national government authorities to fulfil their promise to increase teachers’ salaries and grant them land for their homes.

    Afghanistan: Education union demands end to teachers’ salary and homes crisis
  2. Union growth 21 October 2020

    Zimbabwe: Government must pay teachers decent salaries for them to resume work

    The Zimbabwe Teachers’ Association (ZIMTA) and the Progressive Teachers' Union of Zimbabwe (PTUZ) find themselves in confrontation with the government over teachers’ salaries and ‘incapacitation’, as teachers remain out of the classroom. They have urged the Government to improve its financial offer to teachers in order to get them to...

    Zimbabwe: Government must pay teachers decent salaries for them to resume work
  3. Standards and working conditions 2 October 2019

    Jordan: Tensions escalate over teachers’ promised pay rise

    In Jordan, an ongoing strike by the Jordan Teachers Association continues, with the union calling on the government to deliver on the 50 per cent salary increase agreed in 2014.

    Jordan: Tensions escalate over teachers’ promised pay rise
  4. Standards and working conditions 27 February 2019

    Uganda: education union urges public authorities to keep promise of improved working and living conditions

    Confronted with the Government’s failure to sign a collective bargaining agreement and increase teachers' salary in the upcoming national budget, the Uganda National Teachers’ Union has given notice of industrial action beginning on 20 May.

    Uganda: education union urges public authorities to keep promise of improved working and living conditions
  5. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 4 February 2019

    Zimbabwe: key education unions embark in joint action to defend teachers’ conditions

    For the first time ever, the two largest teacher unions in Zimbabwe have come together to defend the teaching profession and call for a teachers’ strike to obtain a salary increase from the government.

    Zimbabwe: key education unions embark in joint action to defend teachers’ conditions
  6. Union growth 9 January 2019

    Zimbabwe: teachers strike over pay as currency crisis deepens

    As talks with the government failed to reach an agreement, Zimbabwean teachers are striking to press their government to pay their salaries with U.S. dollars.

    Zimbabwe: teachers strike over pay as currency crisis deepens
  7. Fighting the commercialisation of education 10 October 2018

    Unions act to secure tax justice to secure workers’ rights

    Addressing tax avoidance by multinational companies was the focus of trade unions from all over the world at a recent seminar.

    Unions act to secure tax justice to secure workers’ rights
  8. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 6 August 2018

    Lesotho: public authorities must act on education unions’ concerns

    Education International has supported its Lesotho’s affiliates striking to protest the government’s refusal to consider their legitimate demands concerning teacher professional issues and the achievement of quality education for all.

    Lesotho: public authorities must act on education unions’ concerns
  9. Trade union rights are human rights 30 May 2018

    The Netherlands: mobilisation of education unionists for quality primary education

    As public authorities have not yet increased teacher salaries and lowered their workload, the ‘Code Red’ actions for primary education continue; moving to eastern provinces of the Netherlands.

    The Netherlands: mobilisation of education unionists for quality primary education
  10. Standards and working conditions 28 May 2018

    Iraq: Teachers’ salary cuts limited

    Kurdistan’s education trade union was successful in easing drastic salary cuts planned for teachers.

    Iraq: Teachers’ salary cuts limited
  11. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 13 April 2018

    The Netherlands: Educator unrest spreads across the country

    Dutch educators in the southern part of The Netherlands have protested in favour of improved salaries and working conditions following similar activities nationally and regionally.

    The Netherlands: Educator unrest spreads across the country
  12. Standards and working conditions 26 July 2017

    Lebanon: Government moves to increase teachers’ salaries

    After intense advocacy efforts by education unions and civil society organisations, the Lebanese parliament has passed a law providing a salary increase - for the first time in five years - for public services employees, including teachers.

    Lebanon: Government moves to increase teachers’ salaries
  13. Trade union rights are human rights 3 March 2006

    Algeria: government threatens to dissolve teacher union

    EI is appalled that the two strike actions within an interval of one month by both primary and secondary school teachers did not convince the Algerian government to enter into negotiations with the Inter-Union Coordination of National Education (CITE), to which EI affiliates the "Union nationale des travailleurs de l’éducation...

    Algeria: government threatens to dissolve teacher union
  14. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 19 January 2006

    UK: Union's fury at vice-chancellors' excessive pay increases

    EI affiliate the Association of University Teachers (AUT) has expressed its amazement at the salary increases of the vice-chancellors and principals on the board of the Universities and Colleges Employers' Association (UCEA).

    UK: Union's fury at vice-chancellors' excessive pay increases