News - Country: Greece - Theme: Status of Teachers

Greek primary school teachers' strike enters its fifth week (16 October 2006)

Members of EI affiliate the Didaskalikeh Omospondia Elladas (DOE) - the Greek Primary Teachers' Federation initiated a strike action on 18 September this year after several demonstrations in the capital Athens. Pre-primary and primary school teachers in the country are demanding an increase of their minimum wage from 950 to 1400 euros as well as an increase in the education spending for public education.