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New administration inherits a mess with pay backlog, teacher strike
Newsletter
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New administration inherits a mess with pay backlog, teacher strike

Fabiola Pomareda - May 5, 2014

Thousands of teachers filled San José’s Second Avenue Monday, marching from the Parque de la Merced to the Finance Ministry to protest a new government-run payment system…

Public school teachers to strike on Monday over salary delays
Education
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Education
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Public school teachers to strike on Monday over salary delays

L. Arias - May 4, 2014

Some 7,000 elementary and high school teachers have not been paid since April 1 due to an administrative problem at the Education Ministry. That prompted leaders of…

Chinchilla calls public-workers strike a ‘shameful act’
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Newsletter
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Chinchilla calls public-workers strike a ‘shameful act’

L. Arias - March 20, 2014

Hundreds of public employees staged several protests across Costa Rica Thursday morning against a 0.43 percent government-backed wage hike, which demonstrators say is too little to meet…

Public workers unions planning large protest, likely in March
Business
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Business
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Public workers unions planning large protest, likely in March

L. Arias - February 13, 2014

Public employees working in government, education, health, police and coastal docks are spending this month planning the country's first major strike of the year. At the center…

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