News - Country: Algeria - Theme: Human and Trade Union Rights

Algeria: Fourth week of strikes in education sector (19 February 2014)

A widespread strike in the education sector in Algeria has entered its fourth week, despite an intervention by the Prime Minister to bring it to an end. The strike, which started on 25 January, has involved members of the National Union of Education and Training Staff (UNPEF) and the National Union of Secondary and Technical Education Teachers (SNAPEST), both affiliated to EI, as well as the Autonomous National Council of Secondary and Technical Education Teachers (CNAPEST).