Teachers of Udmurtia protest against salary reduction
Press release, 23.06.2015
Activists of the Udmurtia Teachers’ trade union conducted pickets against reduction of teachers’ salaries. The action took place before the State Council meeting. Sofya Rusova, YABLOKO Chairman adviser, also joined the picket.
For today the salary of a top-rank teacher in Izhevsk is 20 thousand roubles [Approx. 327 Euro] per month while the teaching loads are over 26 hours per week. The government of Udmurtia plans to reduce the expenses by more than two billion rubles.