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  • Updated: February 01, 2022

University Union Hints At Protest Over Delayed Payment Of Teachers' Salaries In Tunisia

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Quadri Adejumo
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The General University of Higher Education and Scientific Research in Tunisia has on Monday, expressed its condemnation of the repeated delays in the disbursement of salaries.

The University's union has hinted at staging protests over the delay in payments.

The Middle East Monitor reports that the government has not paid the salaries of public employees, including teachers, for the previous month.

The General University of Higher Education, which is affiliated with the General Labour Union (UGTT), said in a statement that; "The damage caused due to the delay in the payment of salaries, which always causes many problems for university students in their bank obligations or their daily expenses and in confronting the dire economic situation in  light of the rise in prices being witnessed in country".

The General University of Higher Education also threatened to launch protest movements due to repeated delays in the disbursement of the salaries of university professors.

The economic situation in Tunisia has worsened and according to figures in 2021, Tunisia's budget deficit amounted to 7.6 percent of GDP.

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