|Los Angeles:Teachers in the second largest school district in LA came to rupture with managers seeking higher wages, a raise of 8.50%, smaller number of students in classrooms , wage and career developments.
Negotiations for contracts have been frozen for more than 6 months. The head of the union is planning a rally and intend to take this further even striking if necessary.
They will not back down if they do not see improvement in the matter of contracts, restore various issues after the recession and everything else that the pupils and their families are going thrue.
|Amsterdam: February 2015Student takeover against authoritarian and neo-liberal administration are still going on. The movement began 12 days ago and is the strongest struggle that the country has seen in the recent years. Students oppose a reorganization decision which provides the merger of language studies which by extension will reduce their respective professions. They complain about the missing fundings of universities and the way certain degrees are issued.
The students’ key demand is the correct funding based on the cost of education. The authorities were forced, because of the ongoing occupations, and to maneuver, to seek dialogue with students, dialogue stubbornly refused before the takeover.