30,000 public school teachers in Los Angeles go on strike as negotiations stall

United Teachers Los Angeles (UTLA) said negotiations stalled and that the union didn't receive a new contract proposal over the weekend.
1:24 | 01/14/19

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Los Angeles Unified School District teachers are fed up as Armageddon. Some 30000 members at the district's teacher's union are on strike. Or protesting what they say are years of frustration over class size it's salaries and shortages of school counselors inner cities we striking. Four are headed. We're trying to educate him by air in the teachers are not alone. Walking the picket lines and aren't hearing in students and mean selling. He can no yeah. Right district representatives in the teachers' union met several times in an effort to avert the strike but each negotiation fell flat. With the district saying it's simply cannot afford to comedians. And we remain committed to resolve the contract negotiations. As soon as possible. Despite the protest schools remained open to the district 640000. Students. The administration hiring hundreds of substitutes to cover for those on the picket lines. Right now there is. No plea and for the two sides to resume negotiations did. This strike if historic avenue at dean is the second largest school district in an incident in the last time we did little. Right here with thirty years ago. Don would backed its ABC news laughing.

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