Galesburg Teacher's Strike Continues

August 21, 2014

(Galesburg, IL)  --  The Galesburg teacher's strike has entered its second week.  Union leaders and the school board met with a federal mediator on Tuesday, ending with no resolution.  The strike started on Tuesday of last week, after failing to reach an agreement with the school board.  Teachers are asking for a one-point-five-percent pay hike, and want to address issues of safety and number of days worked.

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