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Hundreds of Howard University hospital workers plan to strike over low wages
April 6, 2022 // Hundreds of workers at Howard University Hospital in Washington, D.C., say they are planning a one-day strike next week over complaints of low wages.
Proviso Teachers Strike For First Time In Two Decades
March 7, 2022 // Proviso teachers have been working without a contract since last June. The average teacher salary in D209 is around $76,000 — nearly 30% lower than the roughly $87,000 average of high school districts in the Chicago area, according to an analysis of state data provided by teachers. The average teaching experience in the district is roughly 13 years and about three quarters of teachers in D209 have a master’s degree.
‘Our Patience Has Run Out’ — Proviso Teachers Union Sets Feb. 18 Strike Date
February 16, 2022 // As of the 2020-21 school year, the average teacher salary over the last five years in D209 was $75,698, well below Morton District 201 ($83,323), Leyden District 212 ($96,416) and Oak Park and River Forest District 200 ($104,887).
St. Paul: Ramsey County will award $500 to $1K bonuses as part of deal with labor unions
February 8, 2022 // Workers who have been "required to work on-site and provide direct in-person services/care" will receive $1,000 bonuses, while workers who worked remotely will get $500. The county is tapping some of its $108 million in federal aid as part of the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) to cover the bonuses.
Minneapolis teachers union moves one step closer to strike
January 19, 2022 // In a statement, MFT President Greta Callahan says the decision Wednesday is the result of a "frustratingly slow" bargaining process with the district that has dragged out over two years. The vote Wednesday gives teachers another negotiating chip as the bargaining process continues.