Teachers’ strikes in US
Chicago teachers score a historic victory, classes to resume

After the City met the union’s final demand regarding days missed due to the strike, the CTU declared a victory and classes will resume tomorrow

chicago teacher strike Striking Chicago teachers refused to give in, condemn mayor’s austerity budget

The strike by teachers and support staff of Chicago Public Schools entered its second week. While the city administration has made certain concessions, it has been unwilling to accept key demands, especially on hiring more support staff

Over 30,000 teachers, support staff strike in Chicago seeking fairer education system Over 30,000 teachers, support staff strike in Chicago seeking fairer education system

The major demands of the teachers who are organized under the Chicago Teachers Union are better pay and benefits, fully staffed schools, smaller classrooms and justice for students and families

Chicago teachers Chicago teachers vote to strike for higher wages and fair contracts

In addition to workers affiliated to the Chicago Teachers Union, support staff in schools affiliated with the Service Employees International Union will also join the strike

chicago teachers strike Charter school teachers go on strike in Chicago, demanding fair wages

Chicago Teachers Union leadership said that the recent surge in teachers’ strikes is driven by resistance to more than a decade of austerity and the dire consequences of the push to privatize public education.

Oregon Teachers Oregon teachers call for agitation, denouncing state’s disinvestment in education

Educators in the state reject the lawmakers’ claim that they have prioritized K-12 education in the state budget 2019-2021.

Teachers March in Indiana School teachers rally in Indianapolis, demanding wage hike

Experts and teachers have repeatedly said that the salary of the teachers in Indiana is comparatively lower than the salary of teachers in the neighboring states.

Oakland teachers approve new contract, vote to end strike

The new contract includes 11% salary increase over 4 years and a one-time 3% bonus upon ratification. The teachers went on strike on February 21 after almost two years of unfruitful negotiations with authorities

Oakland Teachers Strike Oakland teachers’ strike enters sixth day, with demand of a 12% wage hike

The teachers’ union outrightly rejected the district school board’s proposal for 8% wage hike, and forced the board to postpone a decision on further fund cuts and layoffs

Oakland Teachers Strike Oakland teachers strike for higher wages and smaller classrooms

Apart from living wages and smaller classrooms, the members of Oakland Education Association (OEA), are also demanding more support staff and increased overview of chartered schools

West Virginia Teachers West Virginia teachers end strike as Senate votes to postpone the controversial bill on education

The controversial bill, named SB: 451, was set to introduce charter schools in West Virginia for the first time, in a bid to privatize education

Denver teachers’ strike ends after authorities agree to reform pay system

The teachers, under the banner of the Denver Class Teachers Association, went on strike on February 11 seeking higher base pay rather than one-time bonuses to ensure greater retention

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