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02 Oct 2018 | 09:51 AM UTC

Guinea-Bissau: 30-day national teacher strike launched October 1

Guinea-Bissau News Alert

Teachers launch a 30-day nationwide strike on October 1; avoid all related protests

TIMEFRAME expected from 10/2/2018, 12:00 AM until 11/2/2018, 11:59 PM (Africa/Bissau). COUNTRY/REGION Guinea-Bissau

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Event

The National Union of Teachers (Sinaprof), the National Democratic Union of Teachers (Sinderprof), and the Union for Higher Education launched a 30-day teacher strike on Monday, October 1. Associated protests are possible in the coming days and weeks.

Context

Teachers are demanding the payment of salary arrears, a new salary in line with the West African Economic and Monetary Union (UEMOA) scheme, the adoption of formalized career paths, and better working conditions.

Advice

Individuals in Guinea-Bissau, particularly the capital Bissau, are advised to monitor the situation, avoid all protests due to the risk of violence, and adhere to any instructions issued by the local authorities.

 

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