Teachers reject pay deal; education minister says get back to work
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Teachers reject pay deal; education minister says get back to work

L. Arias - May 29, 2014

Education Minister Sonia Marta Mora on Wednesday evening said the government will no longer negotiate with unions until teachers return to the classrooms. “You must return to…

Unions members vote against deal to end teachers’ strike
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Unions members vote against deal to end teachers’ strike

L. Arias - May 28, 2014

Public school representatives Wednesday at noon rejected an agreement drafted ​​last night by union leaders and government officials to end the nationwide teachers' strike that started May 5.…

Public teachers’ strike to continue next week
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Public teachers’ strike to continue next week

L. Arias - May 23, 2014

Costa Rican Educators Union President Gilberth Díaz on Friday said a nationwide teachers' strike would continue into a fourth week. Unions will evaluate future actions on Tuesday,…

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Education minister orders intervention of ministry’s human resources department

L. Arias - May 16, 2014

Education Minister Sonia Mora on Thursday said officials are conducting an intervention of the ministry’s human resources department to determine the causes of a major failure in…

Education Ministry breaks its promise, fails to pay teachers, unions say
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Education Ministry breaks its promise, fails to pay teachers, unions say

L. Arias - May 13, 2014

Leaders from public teachers' unions in Costa Rica on Tuesday accused the Education Ministry (MEP) of failing to live up to a promise to deliver back pay…

Education Ministry promises to pay most teachers by Monday night
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Education Ministry promises to pay most teachers by Monday night

L. Arias - May 12, 2014

Education Ministry officials on Monday announced that payment of a backlog of public teachers’ salaries mostly would be completed by 9 p.m. tonight, hopefully resolving a tense…