Local March 5, 2013 | 8:11 am

Teachers stage 24-hour strike today

Santo Domingo.- The Dominican Teachers Association (ADP) on Monday announced a 24 hour strike starting Tuesday morning, demanding that the Education Ministry hear their demand of a 100 percent pay raise.

Union president Eduardo Hidalgo said its affiliated teachers in all schools, colleges and polytechnics are on the "alert" and asked the teachers to attend their workplaces without holding classes.

He urged parents however to not send their children to school.

The ADP also announced a major rally at Independencia Park on Sunday, for teacher and civil society.

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