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El Salvador: Court System Employees on Strike Demand Higher Salaries

Categories: Latin America, El Salvador, Governance, Labor, Protest

Court system employees have been on strike demanding raises for five days. Tim explains [1] that, “As a consequence, more than a thousand court hearings have been cancelled, bodies have gone unidentified in the forensic medicine office, and more than 87 prisoners have been released for failure to have an initial hearing within 72 hours of being arrested.”