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Waukegan Teachers Strike

Waukegan Athletes Will Scrimmage This Weekend, For Old Time’s Sake

Seniors lost out on making many memories during the recent Waukegan teachers strike. Now the schools are trying to make up for that, WBBM Newsradio’s Cisco Cotto reports.

11/07/2014

Waukegan public school teachers picket outside Waukegan East High School after going on strike. (Credit: CBS)

Waukegan Teachers Approve Contract

Negotiators for Waukegan Community Unit School District 60 and the Waukegan Teachers’ Council met for nearly 14 hours Wednesday before coming to an agreement.

10/30/2014

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State Intervenes In Waukegan Teachers Strike

The chairman of the state’s board of education says he’ll stay with negotiators until a new contract is hammered out.

10/29/2014

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Waukegan Mayor Wants School Board Member To Resign After Telling Parents To ‘Shut Up’

The mayor of Waukegan was calling on a local school board member to resign, after she screamed at parents and teachers during a raucous public meeting regarding the ongoing teachers’ strike, prompting the board to call an abrupt halt to the meeting.

10/29/2014

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Waukegan School Board Adjourns Meeting Amid Parent Anger

School officials say the audience would not come to order, making an open discussion impossible.

10/28/2014

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Waukegan Teachers Strike Continues

Talks aimed at ending the strike, which began Oct. 2, adjourned shortly after 7 p.m. Monday night after starting at 10 a.m. Talks are set to continue again Tuesday morning.

10/27/2014

Waukegan public school teachers picket outside Waukegan East High School after going on strike. (Credit: CBS)

Negotiations To Resume As Waukegan Teachers’ Strike Continues

Negotiators return to the table at 10 a.m. Monday in search of a breakthrough in the strike by teachers in Waukegan District 60. Classes remain cancelled.

10/27/2014

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Negotiators In Waukegan Teachers Strike Won’t Resume Talking Until Monday

Negotiators will take the weekend off in the strike by teachers in Waukegan District 60, and Monday classes have been cancelled.

10/24/2014

Waukegan public school teachers picket outside Waukegan East High School after going on strike. (Credit: CBS)

Waukegan Schools Won’t Open Immediately, Even If Teachers Strike Ends: Officials

The first stumbling block is food. Federal law requires the district to have milk on hand for all 17,000 students, along with nutritious food.

10/23/2014

Waukegan public school teachers picket outside Waukegan East High School after going on strike. (Credit: CBS)

Talks Continue Wednesday Amid Waukegan Teachers’ Strike

For much of the day Tuesday, Waukegan Community Unit School District 60 chief negotiator Tony Ficarelli said he believed that progress was being made in talks with the Lake County Federation of Teachers, but in the end it proved to be a mirage.

10/22/2014

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No School Tuesday For Waukegan Students As Teacher Strike Continues

There is no school again Tuesday for public school students in Waukegan as a teachers strike will enter its 12th day.

10/19/2014

Waukegan public school teachers picket outside Waukegan East High School after going on strike. (Credit: CBS)

Waukegan Teachers Strike Continues Wednesday

Classes are canceled Wednesday, for a 10th day in Waukegan District 60, even as negotiations resumed in an attempt to reach tentative agreement on a new contract.

10/14/2014

Waukegan public school teachers picket outside Waukegan East High School after going on strike. (Credit: CBS)

Deal To End Waukegan Teachers Strike May Be Near

Talks went so well Friday that the two sides issued a joint statement in which they said “the sides were able to reach tentative agreements on several significant issues.”

10/10/2014

Waukegan public school teachers picket outside Waukegan East High School after going on strike. (Credit: CBS)

Hinsdale Teachers Reach Tentative Deal With District 86; Waukegan Strike Continues

As a teachers’ strike in north suburban Waukegan stretches into its seventh day, the threat of a strike in west suburban Hinsdale has ended, after teachers reached a tentative contract agreement with the school district.

10/10/2014

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Waukegan Teachers Blast Halt To Health Insurance As Strike Enters Week Two

When teachers for Waukegan Community Unit School District 60 walked off the job one week ago, the district stopped paying their insurance premiums. The district gave teachers the option of continuing their coverage by paying 100 percent of their own premiums.

10/09/2014

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Day 3 For Waukegan Teachers Strike; Hinsdale Teachers Next?

Teachers and school district officials in Waukegan planned to meet on Monday in an effort to reach a contract agreement that would end a strike entering its third day.

10/06/2014

Waukegan public school teachers picket outside Waukegan East High School after going on strike. (Credit: CBS)

Waukegan Teachers Strike Enters Second Day

Waukegan Community Unit School District No. 60 said in a message on its website that there would be no classes on Friday. Teachers went on strike Thursday morning after the district and the Lake County Federation of Teachers failed to come to terms on a contract.

10/03/2014

Waukegan public school teachers picket outside Waukegan East High School after going on strike. (Credit: CBS)

Waukegan Teachers Strike Continues Into Friday

Teachers in one of the state’s largest school districts have gone on strike, after contract talks stalled in north suburban Waukegan.

10/02/2014

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Hinsdale High School Teachers File Strike Notice

High school teachers in west suburban Hinsdale have taken a step closer to a possible strike, amid stalled contract talks with Hinsdale Township High School District 86.

09/10/2014

Teachers picket outside Gary Elementary School in West Chicago, on the first day of a strike for Elementary School District 33. (Credit: Nancy Harty/WBBM)

School Strike Over In West Chicago

More than 4,000 students in West Chicago will return to classrooms Thursday morning after teachers and school district officials hammered out a “tentative agreement” that ends a three-day strike.

02/07/2013

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