After many hours of a standoff between the Teacher’s Union and the Finance committee Yaffa Ben-David, head of the Teacher’s Union, has thrown the first punch. By announcing a “warning” strike and having all schools start at 11:00 tomorrow, 3rd of January. This applies to all educational institutions: kindergartens, elementary schools and middle schools. Special education schools will be open as usual.
This comes on the heels of meeting with senior officials on both sides over the retroactive salary cuts. The Misrad Hachinuch is claiming that those retroactive payments cannot be reimbursed due to “technical difficulty due to the computer system”