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Los Angeles Teachers Move Closer to Strike
Education, Features, Labor News Briefs, Law and Politics, Municipal Government, National

Los Angeles Teachers Move Closer to Strike

LOS ANGELES, Calif.—A strike by Los Angeles teachers became more likely Oct. 12, when a third mediation session between United Teachers Los Angeles and the L.A. Unified School District failed to produce progress toward a contract. UTLA charged that the district was “failing to offer any substantial proposals to reinvest in our schools.” District officials…

UFT & DOE Agree to Procedures Simplifying Disputes
Education, Features, Law and Politics, Municipal Government, New York

UFT & DOE Agree to Procedures Simplifying Disputes

Reproduced: uft.org It worked well to reduce paperwork. So the UFT and the Department of Education agreed in the proposed contract to expand the process to resolve other school-based disputes. The contract announced on Oct. 11 creates a new way for school chapter leaders and their chapters to fight for improvements in professional development, curriculum…

Providence School-Bus Strike Ends With Pension Compromise
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Providence School-Bus Strike Ends With Pension Compromise

PROVIDENCE, R.I.—Area school-bus drivers and monitors returned to work Oct. 15, two days after almost unanimously ratifying a contract agreement that ended their 11-day walkout. The First Student bus company agreed to contribute to a pension fund for the workers, while Teamsters Local 251, the union representing them, agreed that the retirement plan would be…

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