Parents urge kids to abstain from class to protest bus strike

Paphos parents are calling on their children to miss the first two periods of school tomorrow in protest over continued problems in school transport.

They said that although they respect the right of employees to pursue their demands, school children should not be victimised.

The call to abstain from class was made by the parents’ association of the Paphos Technical School and Emba high school and was endorsed by the Federation of Paphos High Schools and the Pancyprian Confederation.

They said that if the problem is not resolved, they will consider escalating measures.

The announcement came on the first day of an indefinite strike called by employees of the Paphos bus company after the company failed to pay their December salaries.

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