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Victoria, Australia: parochial-school teachers to join others on strike

Catholic World News - August 27, 2012

Catholic-school teachers and administrators will join with other educators in Australia’s state of Victoria in a strike scheduled to begin on September 5.

The teachers are asking for a 30% increase in pay over the next 3 years, and various other job benefits. About 5,000 teachers at Catholic schools will be among the 35,000 teachers on strike.

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