Worker Correspondents: Oxnard School District Denies Adequate COVID-19 Compensation

By Serran Soledad & Scarlett Maroney Employees at the Oxnard School District (OSD) held a rally outside an OSD Board meeting on June 2 to demand increased compensation for time worked during the COVID-19 pandemic. The rally took place in the midst of negotiations between the OSD Board and the California School Employees Association (CSEA), a union that claims to represent around 800 classified employees, … Continue reading Worker Correspondents: Oxnard School District Denies Adequate COVID-19 Compensation

Massachusetts: Southbridge Educators Rally for Demands During Bargaining

By Vincent Cross On April 8, educators in Southbridge rallied at Town Common park in opposition to a new contract which proposes harsh cuts to benefits and poor working conditions for Southbridge Public School teachers. At the rally teachers and community members gave speeches condemning the measures the state is taking to cut back on benefits and highlighting the importance of uniting and fighting together. … Continue reading Massachusetts: Southbridge Educators Rally for Demands During Bargaining

Teachers Strike, Threaten Strikes, in Multiple Cities

By Brian Martel, with contributions from David Martinez Frustrated by longstanding work grievances now exacerbated by the Covid-19 pandemic’s tumultuous effects on classrooms, teachers in multiple cities across the US are beginning to strike and threaten strikes in order to fight for both their health and economic demands. Teachers in Chicago and Washington DC are on the verge of striking, and in the suburbs of … Continue reading Teachers Strike, Threaten Strikes, in Multiple Cities