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BY staff | Chicago, IL | 4/12/19
Five charter schools could face strikes in coming weeks, as educators battle for living wages, adequate student supports, pension rights and protections for immigrant and diverse learners.
BY staff | Denver, CO | 2/14/19
After all night negotiations the Denver School Board, the Denver Classroom Teachers Association (DCTA) announced that they had reached a tentative agreement to end the teachers strike. It was announced that the strike officially ends this Friday, but teachers were free to go back to work today, February 14.
BY Sol Marquez | Los Angeles, CA | 1/15/19
At 6 a.m., January 14, over 50 teachers, students, parents and supporters joined the picket line at Breed Street Elementary. Breed Street Elementary, in the Boyle Heights neighborhood, is under attack by the mega-charter corporation Kipp Charter. Kipp Charter is trying to build a new charter school only one block away from Breed Street.
BY Sol Marquez | Los Angeles, CA | 12/19/18
This morning, December 19, United Teachers of Los Angeles (UTLA) joined by parents, student and supporters, announced they will strike on Thursday, January 10, 2019. Centro CSO urges parents and students to join the picket line at their local school to stand united with our teachers.
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 10/25/18
Chicago, IL - Strikes are on the agenda. The Chicago Teachers Union (CTU) made this perfectly clear, turning out more than 250 people on October 24 for a rally to announce strike authorization votes at 19 charter schools next week.
BY Bill Aiman | Tampa, FL | 10/22/18
A recent ruling of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) said that janitors who were picketing for better working conditions were not protected from unfair labor practices committed by their employer.
BY Bill Aiman | Tampa, FL | 10/16/18
Over 40 Allied Ready Mix workers, represented by Teamsters Local 89, have been on strike since October 8.
BY staff | Boston, MA | 10/05/18
Approximately 1700 hotel workers in Boston walked off the job on Wednesday, October 3. The strike includes seven hotels across the city: the Sheraton Boston, Westin Copley Square, Westin Waterfront, Aloft Seaport, Element Seaport, W Hotel, and the Ritz-Carlton. All the hotels involved are operated by Marriott International, which is both the largest hotel employer in Boston and the largest hotel chain in the world.
BY Dave Schneider | Jacksonville, FL | 5/23/18
Two crucial strike authorization votes are underway at UPS and UPS Freight. On May 16, the International Brotherhood of Teamsters (IBT) began mailing ballot information to all members at UPS and UPS Freight, who will vote either ‘yes’ or ‘no’ to give union negotiators the authority to call a strike.
BY staff | Charleston, WV | 3/04/18
Teachers and their supporters rally inside the State Capitol in Charleston. Members of the education and staff unions plan on continuing the strike that has shut down schools across the state. At issue is a wage increase and health care coverage.
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