Slovak Teachers Suspend Strike to Continue Talks, HN Reports

Slovak teachers suspended their nationwide strike after three days to continue negotiations, Hospodarske Noviny reported, citing union leader Pavel Ondek.

Talks with the government over a pay increase will resume, the newspaper said. Premier Robert Fico has ruled out a 10 percent increase in salaries as demanded by the unions, Hospodarske said.

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