Cleveland School Teacher have reached a deal to prevent a Friday strike. That paves the way to launch the all-out campaign to pass the renewal levy needed to continue the School Transformation Plan. Cleveland students and parents got the good news in a pre-school phone call Tuesday morning. Eric Gordon, CMSD Superintendent and CEO, delivers […]

The Cleveland Teachers Union and the Cleveland Metropolitan School District have reached a tentative agreement for a collective bargaining agreement, according to information released Tuesday. The Cleveland Teachers Union said after 21 hours of bargaining, the district and union reached an agreement at 5 a.m. Tuesday. source:

Negotiators are attempting to hammer out a deal to avoid a possible strike Friday by Cleveland Teachers. There’s a news blackout on the talks progress. Neither the union, the Federal Mediator overseeing the talks nor Cleveland Schools are returning calls seeking a progress report on the status of negotiations. The talks are happening at an […]

Cleveland teachers could soon be headed for a strike. On Tuesday the union gave a legally-required 10-day notice of its intent to strike if a contract is not reached. The union has been without a contract since April. A strike could mean up to 4,300 educators picketing from 100 schools. “Our most critical issue on […]

  Fast food workers in 100 different cities will be striking today, demanding higher wages. “We’re looking for $15 an hour so that people can have a livable wage,” said Pamela Rosado of Policy Matters Ohio. “We’re not talking about wants and wishes here, we’re talking about food, rent, clothing and transportation,” said Rosado. Rosado […]

  No new talks are scheduled in the Strongsville teachers’s strike despite efforts Wednesday night to get the two sides back to the bargaining table. Following a meeting at the federal mediator’s office in Independence, both the union president and school superintendent emerged saying that no further talks have been scheduled. “They’re not interested in […]

  No deal was able to be reached before midnight between Strongsville teachers and the board of education leaving only one outcome: a strike. The teachers have claimed unfair terms in their contract negotiations with the Strongsville City Schools Board of Education. On Sunday, teachers were outside city hall chanting and cursing at community members […]

Hostess Brands Inc. is permanently closing three bakeries following a nationwide strike by its bakers union. The maker of Twinkies, Ding Dongs and Wonder Bread said Monday that the strike has prevented it from producing and delivering products, and it is closing bakeries in Seattle, St. Louis and Cincinnati. The facilities employ 627 workers. Hostess, […]

The NFL’s regular officiating crews are back. Their return couldn’t have come soon enough for many players, coaches and fans. After two days of marathon negotiations — and mounting frustration throughout the league — the NFL and the officials’ union announced at midnight Thursday that a tentative eight-year agreement had been reached to end a […]

Two days after a controversial call cost the Green Bay Packers a win, the NFL and the referees’ union are reportedly nearing an end to a lockout that put replacement officials on the field since the start of the season. According to several reports, the NFL and the union are close to a new deal […]

Chicago’s teachers agreed Tuesday to return to the classroom after more than a week on the picket lines, ending a spiteful stalemate with Mayor Rahm Emanuel over teacher evaluations and job security, two issues at the heart of efforts to reform the nation’s public schools. Union delegates voted overwhelmingly to suspend the strike after discussing […]

The Chicago Teachers Union says its members will go on strike Monday for the first time in 25 years. The union says contract talks with the district failed late Sunday night over issues including benefits and job security. More than 26,000 teachers and support staff are expected to hit the picket lines, while the school […]