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Palestine Teachers Again on Strike: Demand Guarantee of Payment of Eleven Months Salary in Year and

The teachers employed in the schools of the Jewish Agency for Palestine, who were on strike in October, went out again on strike to-day demanding contracts for all teachers for the current year, and a guarantee that they will be paid their salaries for eleven months during the year, in addition to which they would be given promissary notes for the four months salary due to them from last year.

The Vaad Leumi (Palestine Jewish National Committee) and the Histadruth Haovdim (Palestine Jewish Labour Federation), have intervened in the dispute, trying to bring about a settlement between the parties.

The Central Committee of the Palestine Hebrew Teachers’ Organisation has been meeting all this afternoon considering an undertaking from the Jewish Agency Executive to give contracts to all teachers and to pay them eleven months’ salary in the present year, but postponing the old arrears of salary.