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Union: University staff to strike 2 days a week

Feb. 12, 2013 3:43 P.M. (Updated: Feb. 13, 2013 1:17 P.M.)
JERUSALEM (Ma'an) -- Public university staff will suspend classes on Wednesdays and Thursdays in protest over irregular salary payments, their union said Tuesday.

The union said in a statement that the Ministry of Education had ignored its demands for staff to be paid on time.

Spokesman Mohammad Tufaha said the union would not hesitate to pursue legal avenues to secure the rights of university staff.

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