Friday April 26, 2019
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BY staff | Chicago, IL | 2/20/19
Solidarity matters. Teachers and paraprofessionals at the Chicago International Charter Schools hit the picket lines at 6:00 a.m. on February 5 and stayed out until they had won what they needed at 3:15 a.m. on February 17.
BY staff | Denver, CO | 2/13/19
Over 3700 Denver teachers walked off the job on Monday, February 13 in support of their claim for an increase in their base pay, which is widely regarded as too low to maintain their families. The Denver Classroom Teachers Association (DCTA) called the strike in case collective bargaining failed to gain adequate salary increases.
BY staff | LA, CA | 1/20/19
More than 30,000 striking teachers, along with supporters, parents and students rallied at City Hall, January 18, to press for a decent contract and oppose attempts to privatize public education.
BY Sol Marquez | Los Angeles, CA | 1/17/19
Citywide, UTLA teachers and parents continue the strong momentum and LAUSD politicians are feeling the pressure.
BY Carlos Montes | Los Angeles, CA | 1/17/19
On day 3 of the UTLA teachers strike, seven regional rallies were held citywide, resulted in major street shutdowns. In East LA, East Area UTLA teachers held a loud enthusiastic rally at Soto Street in front of the LAUSD East Area offices.
BY Sol Marquez | Los Angeles, CA | 1/16/19
Arriving at 4:30 a.m. to confront scabs, a large crowd of teachers, parents, students and allies showed up for the picket lines at Breed Street Elementary, January 15, day two of the UTLA teachers strike.
BY staff | Los Angeles, CA | 1/16/19
Fight Back News Service is circulating the following statement from the World Federation of Trade Unions (WFTU).
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 staff | Chicago, IL | 2/19/14
1100 faculty members at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) went on strike, Feb. 18, to demand a fair contract.
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 9/18/12
Sarah Chambers, a teacher at Saucedo Academy in Chicago’s Little Village neighborhood, was exhausted but happy when Fight Back! reached her Tuesday night, Sept. 18.
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