teachers strike

sticking points: salary and insurance
4:13 am
Wed December 17, 2014

Kishwaukee College Delivers 'Last Best Offer' To Faculty Union

Credit Susan Stephens / WNIJ

The union representing Kishwaukee College teachers says last night’s failed contract negotiations have moved both sides closer to a strike. 

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4:57 am
Wed February 27, 2013

Dixon Teachers To Strike This Week

Credit Dixon Athletics

Teachers in Dixon plan to strike Thursday.  In an open letter to the community, the Dixon Education Association says unresolved issues include continued salary freezes and staffing shortages.

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9:57 am
Fri October 12, 2012

Teachers Strike in Crystal Lake

District 46

LATEST: October 12-The Prairie Grove 46 Board of Education announced that the Board and the Teachers' Association have reached an agreement after 7 and ½ hours of mediation.   The sole remaining issue revolved around health insurance contributions. 

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7:33 am
Fri September 14, 2012

CTU Strike Raises Questions About Reform Law

State Senator Kimberly Lightford

The Chicago teachers strike is serving as a test for an education law approved by Illinois lawmakers last year. The statute included a provision that created additional barriers for teachers to walk off the job.

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5:00 am
Fri March 30, 2012

Rockford Teachers Strike Continues


For the second day in a row, classes are canceled in the Rockford Public School district.  Teachers remain on strike after Thursday's bargaining session failed to produce a contract agreement. 

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