Buenos Aires: Teachers confirmed the strike announced for tomorrow
Argentina, February 27, 2012
Today, the government of the province of Buenos Aires announced a new proposal for teachers. For its part, the unions who represent teachers confirmed the strike planned for tomorrow in the whole province.
“The government continues to work on a new wage proposal for teachers” said the Directorate General of Culture and Education of Buenos Aires through a statement.
However, the Buenos Aires Teachers Federation (FEB), the Teachers Union of Buenos Aires (UDOCBA)), the Unified Union of Education Workers of Buenos Aires (SUTEBA), the Argentine Union of Private Schools (Sadop) and the Union of Argentine Teachers (UDA) confirmed that they will stop tomorrow in 17.000 schools of the province.
From the Ministry of Education of Buenos Aires, the leader, Silvina Gvirtz said that “with this situation, we will continue making every effort, and the institutional position cannot be other than to continue to appeal for dialogue to bring the positions”.
FEB and UDOCBA announced a strike of 72 hours which includes Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. SUTEBA and UDA and a 48 hour strike and Sadop 24 hours strike.