Palestinian teachers’ union “confident” in Abbas’ promises

According to this report on the Ma’an website, the Palestinian teachers’ union is now confident that President Abbas will fulfill his promises — following strike action earlier in the year.  The union has demanded improved working conditions, “a regular promotion system, recognition of teaching as a profession, and adherence to the career ladder”. On Sunday, the union will meet with caretaker Palestinian prime minister to discuss these issues and has warned that industrial action might resume if it is not satisfied with the results.