Oregon district accuses teachers union of illegal strike

Friday, February 14, 2014

If teachers go on strike next week, will class size be one of the reasons?

The question matters because state law lists issues that unions and employers are allowed to bargain over. Employees can strike over only some of those issues.

In a Feb. 10 complaint filed with the Employment Relations Board, the district’s legal counsel argues one of union’s justifications for a strike is class size, which is not on the list of issues that are grounds for a legal strike.

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