JUST IN: LAUSD sweetens contract offer to teachers union
In a new contract proposal to the teachers union, UTLA, LA Unified is offering a three-year package with annual raises of at least 2 percent and a plan to re-hire 3,000 teachers who have been laid off in recent years. The latest offer adds two years to the length of the contract initially offered to...
By Vanessa Romo | July 21, 2014
JUST IN: LAUSD offers teachers 2 percent raise, union insulted
LA Unified has opened contract negotiations with the teachers union, UTLA, offering a 2 percent raise for all teachers for the current school year, and another 2 percent increase next year. The union immediately dismissed the offer in a news release, calling it “far short of what educators deserve after seven years without a pay...
By Michael Janofsky | May 27, 2014
UTLA takes demands for raises and hiring to parents
The teachers union is taking its demands to the school yard. On Feb. 28, United Teachers Los Angeles (UTLA) is staging a coordinated leafleting campaign, directed at parents during drop-off, to fight for more pay and increased hiring. Dubbed, “Time for Kids” the campaign is set to take place before the first bell on Friday....
By Chase Niesner | February 26, 2014