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Tonga strike update

[Follow-up to my earlier post]

After nearly six weeks, public employees in Tonga are going back to work. They have won a momentous victory: salary increases of 60-70-80% for the next two years, full salary for the time they were on strike, and a back-to-work agreement guaranteeing no discipline for any striker.

Their demands for democratic reforms have not dissipated with their wage settlement, however: "Though the strikers return today to work, the PSA will continue to pursue all peaceful and lawful moves towards a more democratic form of government."

Read about it here.

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