Cleveland Heights teachers file notice of strike

BY: - November 23, 2020

After months of bargaining unit sessions, the teachers union for the Cleveland Heights-University Heights City School District filed a ten-day notice to strike beginning Dec. 2, according to a release from the union. Teachers union president Karen Rego said the union knows the resources exist for the district to give them a fair contract, but […]

Following strike, Ohio school districts’ new contract includes COVID-19 specific language

BY: - October 20, 2020

Teachers at one Ohio school returned to lessons this week after days of striking ended in a new contract, complete with specific COVID-19 language. Gahanna-Jefferson Public Schools’ teachers union went on strike last week after contract negotiations with the district failed, partly due to an impasse on COVID-19 safety protocols. The one-year contract, obtained from […]

Local teachers union strikes over school COVID-19 plans

BY: - October 14, 2020

GAHANNA — A Franklin County teachers union voted to strike Tuesday in protest of the Gahanna-Jefferson Public School District’s hybrid learning model, created as a response to the COVID-19 pandemic. At Gahanna-Lincoln High School, members of the Gahanna-Jefferson Education Association formed a picket line along Hamilton Road, waving signs calling for “safety” and “equity” for […]