By CBS 2 Chicago Staff

CHICAGO (CBS)– Bourbonnais elementary school teachers will go on strike Thursday morning.

The teachers union made the announcement right before midnight.

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Teachers are asking for staff raises, while keeping insurance and retirement benefits. The union says teachers have been working without a contract since the beginning of the school year.

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Members will begin picketing at 8 a.m.

 

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CBS 2 Chicago Staff