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    Teachers strike in Haverhill, Massachusetts, enters third day despite court order

    October 19, 2022 // Such strikes are illegal in Massachusetts since state law prohibits strikes by public employees, which makes them exceptionally rare in the commonwealth. An Essex County Superior Court judge issued a temporary restraining order on Monday to stop Haverhill Education Association members from striking and reaffirmed that order on Tuesday. According to the court order, educators were to immediately return to work and the union was supposed to inform members of this obligation. However, the crowd of educators gathered on the lawn outside Haverhill City Hall. Many carried signs or wore clothing with union slogans printed in black and red