Los Angeles schools close as district workers strike over stalled contract negotiations

Posted on AllSides March 21st, 2023
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The second-biggest school district in the US was closed Tuesday as tens of thousands of employees and teachers went on strike over stalled contract negotiations in Los Angeles.

Thousands of teachers’ aides, special education assistants, bus drivers, custodians, cafeteria workers and other SEIU Local 99 members in LA’s Unified School District joined picket lines Tuesday morning to demand better wages and increased staffing.

Some 35,000 teachers joined the strike in solidarity, forcing more than 1,000 schools in and around Los Angeles to close for the day and leaving over 500,000...

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