Algeria to satisfy teachers' salary demands
Algeria has agreed to all the salary demands of autonomous teachers' unions CNAPEST, CLA and SNAPEST, Education Minister Boubekeur Benbouzid said in Algiers on Wednesday (February 17th). Retroactive salary increases and benefits packages for teachers will be implemented "as soon as possible", APS quoted Benbouzid as saying. Algerian primary, middle and secondary schools were seriously disrupted last November when teachers mounted a nearly month-long strike. The educators ended their action when government officials agreed to address their concerns over wages and benefits.
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