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BY Jim Byrne | Tucson, AZ | 4/25/18
The rapid rise of the #RedForEd and the failure of the Arizona governor and legislature to fully fund public schools will result in a state-wide walk out, Thursday, April 26.
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BY Jim Byrne | Tucson, AZ | 4/20/18
With over 57,000 votes from across the state, 78% over education workers voted April 19 in favor of a walk out.
BY Jim Byrne | Tucson, AZ | 4/18/18
Last Thursday, April 12, Arizona Republican Governor Doug Ducey presented his proposal for salary raises to the movement of educators called Arizona Educators United (AEU). It did not take long for teachers and educational support professionals to reject the proposal based on suspicions of a lack of new funding streams and the lack of recognition for classified support staff.
BY staff | Minneapolis, MN | 4/18/18
The Teamsters Local 792 strike against J.J. Taylor Distributing, a beer hauler based in Minneapolis, continued into its ninth day April 17, with about 40 workers picketing all entrances into the company.
BY Dave Schneider | Jersey City, NJ | 3/18/18
On March 16, public school teachers in Jersey City, New Jersey went on strike after months of frustrating contract negotiations with the city’s Board of Education.
BY Fabian Van Onzin | Glasgow, Scotland | 3/17/18
As of March 17, for the last month, lecturers across the United Kingdom have been on strike in response to changes in their pension plans.
BY Brad Sigal | San Juan, Puerto Rico | 3/16/18
The Puerto Rican Teachers Federation and allied teachers’ organizations in the Broad Front in Defense of Public Education (FADEP) have called a national teachers’ strike in Puerto Rico for March 19.
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.
BY staff | Saint Paul, MN | 2/08/18
The Saint Paul Federation of Teachers (SPFT) says that educators will strike beginning Feb. 13, if no settlement is reached in ongoing contract talks with the Saint Paul Public Schools (SPPS).
BY staff | St. Paul, MN | 2/02/18
By an overwhelming majority, members of the Saint Paul Federation of Teachers (SPFT) voted to authorize a strike Jan. 31. Approximately two-thirds of members voted at the InterContinental Hotel in downtown Saint Paul. Of the votes, 82.0% of school and community service professionals, 89.5% of educational assistants, and 85.1% of teachers and licensed staff voted yes to authorize a strike.
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