While the union has succeeded in temporarily blocking a requirement that its members contribute to their health benefits, broader questions about the school district's authority to make unilateral changes to employee contracts remain unsettled.
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October 20, 2014
October 06, 2014
The move to make changes to the union's health benefits comes after 21 months of negotiations. Salaries will not be affected by Monday's action.
September 22, 2014
More than 700 educators and support members were prepared to walk out after working without a contract for more than a year.
July 16, 2014
The news comes after a Sunday poll showing Lewis ahead of Emanuel by 9 percentage points in a head-to-head match-up.
July 07, 2014
Members of the teachers' union generally said they like the common standards, but lack resources and are scared about what testing will bring.
July 05, 2014
Members of NEA appear to be concerned about the union's partnerships with corporations.
April 18, 2014
Teachers at the largest cyber charter school in Pa. have voted to unionize in effort to negotiate higher wages.
September 03, 2013
Contract negotiations continue in Philly; millions in state aid hang in the balance.
December 19, 2012
In the wake of the shootings in Newtown, Conn., the American Federation of School Administrators is calling for a national task force on school safety.
November 02, 2012
The 400,000-student Clark County school district in Nevada will submit its application for the Race to the Top-Districts competition, after governor Brian Sandoval stepped in to mediate between the district and its union, the Clark County Education Association.