Deal Reached in Woburn to End Teacher Strike, Schools Will Be Open Monday
Teachers and city officials have reached a deal in Woburn, Massachusetts, ending a week-long strike that kept schools closed for five days.
Judge Orders Mass. Teachers Association to Stop Supporting Woburn Strike
As the teacher strike continued Friday in Woburn, Massachusetts, keeping schools for a fifth straight day, a judge has ordered the state’s largest teachers union to stop supporting it. The judge granted an injunction against the Massachusetts Teachers Association, ordering the union to stop “encouraging or condoning” the strike. Previously, the Woburn Teachers Association was ordered to pay tens...
Woburn Teachers Strike Continues for Fifth Day
Negotiations resumed Friday as schools in Woburn will be closed for a fifth straight day.
What Has Led to Teacher Strikes in 3 Mass. Communities This School Year?
The teacher strike taking place in Woburn is the third since last fall in Massachusetts. Educators in Malden and Haverhill walked off the job in October, demanding better pay and smaller classes. “There’s a lot of struggles that came to light since the COVID pandemic,” said Deb Gesualdo, president of the Malden Education Association. “It’s not all about wages....
Woburn Teachers Strike Continues for Third Day
The strike comes amid contact negotiations, with the Woburn Teachers Association calling for fair contracts, better pay for paraprofessionals and smaller class sizes. But the mayor of Woburn calls the strike “illegal,” and is slamming educators for “the inconvenience” impacting parents and students.
Melrose Teachers Vote to Strike If Agreement Is Not Reached
After nearly a year of failed negotiations, teachers in Melrose are preparing to go on strike Tuesday if they don’t reach an agreement with the school district by the end of the long weekend.
Melrose Teachers Vote to Strike Tuesday Barring Contract Agreement
The teachers union in Melrose, Massachusetts, has voted to go on strike beginning Tuesday if a contract agreement has not been reached by then. The Melrose Education Association says 90% of its members met took part in a vote Friday, and 99% of those present elected to authorize the strike unless a deal with the Melrose School Committee could be…
Melrose Teachers May Strike, Mayor and School Officials Say
After months of failed contract negotiations with the school committee, the teacher’s union in Melrose, Massachusetts, may be preparing to strike. According to a letter sent to parents from Superintendent of Schools Julie Kukenberger, the Melrose Education Association could vote to strike as soon as Friday. The move would temporarily close schools. “It has come to our attention that...