Teachers have had enough low pay. Many take 2nd jobs or sell blood plasma to pad their income. Strike possible Monday.
District 94 teachers in W. Chicago will not be going on strike as planned because a tentative deal is headed for approval.
Teachers in Plainfield, IL, voted to allow a strike, as contract talks reached an impasse last month in the state’s 5th-largest district.
A general strike and a few closed schools marked International Women’s Day in the US this year, following Trump’s election.
Chicago teachers have voted to authorize a strike if contract negotiations fall through. Unknown at this time if it can be averted.
A teachers’ strike lingers in southern IL, with no appearance of stopping. Football ends, teachers go without pay, kids go to community centers.
An 8-day teachers’ strike ended and classes resumed at McHenry Comm H.S. in northern IL Tuesday, after teachers ratified a new contract.
A teachers’ strike started Thursday in East St Louis, IL, and people should get ready for a long, drawn-out fight over teacher salary.
Prospect Heights Dist. 23 is on strike, and students will miss a 2nd day of school on Thursday. This one is about salary, mostly.
The Seattle teachers’ union has suspended a strike that will, assuming teachers ratify a deal, have lasted 6 days.