Seventy-eight strikes were organised in Lithuania in November and December 2014. Forty-five of them were warning strikes. According to data of Statistics Lithuania, strikes were staged by pre-school, primary, secondary, sports, recreational and cultural education establishments.
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Strikes were organised in 8 counties and 18 municipalities. On average 1,591 employees participated in strikes and 898 in warning strikes.

Hours not worked due to strikes amounted to 1,714 working days, 296 of which due to warning strikes. The average strike lasted for 2.05, while warning strike for 0.33 working days.

Statistical information on strikes has been collected since 2000. In 15 years there were 635 strikes in Lithuania and 27,200 people participated in them. Throughout this period education institutions organised 98.9 percent of strikes, in which 95.2 percent of the striking employees participated.

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