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Education workers strike for higher wages in Slovenia

A one-day strike closed the doors of 95 percent of kindergartens, schools, secondary schools and universities in Slovenia on Wednesday, as employees demanded higher wages and better working conditions. The strike is the fourth organised by a public sector union in the last month. Healthcare workers and policemen are among the other groups to have taken action. Thousands of teachers, professors and kindergarten employees protested in central Ljubljana to press their demands after years of austerity.
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