Strike set to go on as planned

  • 2003-12-04
  • By Justin Petrone
TALLINN - Despite a last minute government deal that would raise salaries by 12 percent next year for employees who possess higher education, the Confederation of Estonian Employees' Unions (TALO) remained committed to carrying out a strike of up to 30,000 educational, cultural and other workers on Dec. 4.Most public schools, libraries, museums, theaters and other cultural centers in Estonia will be vacant that day as a protest against what TALO says are poor wages for workers with higher education.TALO has been demanding a pay raise for state workers who have higher education, stressing th...
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