After several months of delay, the Ministry of Finance and of education signed a new collective agreement with the organization of middle and high school. The cost of the contract for the state Treasury – 590 million shekels for four years.
Under the new contract the starting salary of a teacher in a secondary school will be 8.300 shekels, and teachers with the second degree – 8.800 NIS gross per month excluding allowances.
All teachers will receive higher wages for a few hundred shekels retroactively from September 2017. In addition, each teacher will receive 1,000 shekels disposable.
In return, the organization pledged not to announce strikes over wages in the next 4.5 years.