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Costa Rican Teachers Enter Third Week of Nationwide Strike Over Pension Cuts

ISSN:1060-4189
LADB Article ID: 56004
Category/Department: Costa Rica
Date: 1995-08-03
By: LADB Staff

A national teachers strike involving 50,000 primary, secondary, and university teachers is now in its third week and has halted instruction in the nation's public schools. The strike began on July 17 and spread to other public- employee unions. The teachers are protesting changes in their pension system that the legislature recently approved as part of a broad economic reform package.

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