Stories tagged: strike
Wed., May 4, 2016, 4:29 p.m.
A bleeding pregnant woman dropped dead at the gates of Haiti’s largest public hospital after failing to get help Wednesday amid a six-week-old strike by medical staff.
Tue., April 26, 2016, 1:04 p.m.
Thousands of junior doctors posted picket lines outside hospitals around England on Tuesday in the first all-out strike in the history of Britain’s National Health Service.
Tue., April 26, 2016, 7:55 a.m.
A French rail strike has seriously disrupted train service around the country, canceling a slew of train routes and snarling commutes for hundreds of thousands in Paris and in the …
Wed., April 13, 2016, 12:22 p.m.
In Brooklyn, Bernie Sanders joined striking union workers on a picket line outside a Verizon office. He was showing solidarity with 39,000 workers on the East Coast who walked off …
Thu., March 31, 2016, 10:37 a.m.
Workers and students held street protests, some of them violent, across France on Thursday while train drivers, teachers and others went on strike to reject a government reform relaxing the …
Thu., March 31, 2016, 10:11 a.m.
Thousands of Chicago teachers plan to walk off the job for one day on Friday, shutting down schools in the nation’s third-largest district.
Thu., Oct. 1, 2015
The Spokane Public Schools board are considering options for budget cuts, including raising school lunch prices, and delaying some new programs.
Wed., Sept. 30, 2015, 11:56 a.m.
There will be no late start Thursday for Spokane Public School students. From now on school will start and end at the same time all five days of the week.
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 18, 2015, 12:22 p.m.
Spokane schools are facing a $5.6 million budget shortfall this school year. The deficit, according to Spokane Public Schools district spokesman Kevin Morrison is due to the Spokane Education Association’s …
Wed., Sept. 9, 2015
In January 2014, Spokane Public Schools approved the first charter school in the state, Pride Prep. A couple of months later, a challenge to the voter-approved law establishing charter schools …
Wed., Sept. 9, 2015
Members of the Spokane Education Association approved a tentative one-year contract on Tuesday, avoiding a possible strike that could have begun today. The Spokane Public Schools board is expected to …
Fri., Sept. 4, 2015
After days of mediated negotiations the Spokane Education Association and Spokane Public Schools came to a tentative contract agreement Thursday afternoon, narrowly avoiding a districtwide strike. “We are very pleased …
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 3, 2015, 7:31 p.m.
A tentative agreement has been reached between Spokane Public Schools and the teachers union that averts a labor strike Friday.
Thu., Sept. 3, 2015
With a strike looming and negotiators unable to craft a deal after an all-day bargaining session Wednesday, the Spokane Public Schools board gave the superintendent the ability to fire striking …
Thu., Sept. 3, 2015
City high schools had yet to hear by Wednesday evening whether they had the go-ahead to play season-opening football games Friday – strike or no strike. Greater Spokane League secretary …
Wed., Sept. 2, 2015, 10:46 p.m.
With a strike looming and negotiators unable to craft a deal after an all-day bargaining session Wednesday, the Spokane Public School board gave the superintendent the ability to fire striking …
Wed., Sept. 2, 2015
In an effort to avoid a strike less than a week into the new school year, representatives from the Spokane Education Association and Spokane Public Schools agreed to spend all …
Tue., Sept. 1, 2015
On Monday, Hy Yoeun dropped off her second-grader, Alex, at Bemiss Elementary. “He didn’t want the summer to be over,” Yoeun said.
Tue., Sept. 1, 2015
The Spokane Public Schools board is considering options for budget cuts, including raising school lunch prices, and delaying some new programs.
Sat., Aug. 29, 2015
Spokane Public Schools employees on Friday voted to strike just four days after school starts next week. But the Spokane Education Association, which represents the workers, has not abandoned negotiations.
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 28, 2015, 9:50 p.m.
Employees of Spokane Public Schools have voted to go out on strike beginning Friday, Sept. 4, only days after the first day of school on Monday.
Wed., May 27, 2015
Today, 3,000 members of the Spokane Education Association will walk off the job in an effort to send a message to the Legislature that it needs to step up to …
Fri., May 22, 2015
Teachers in the East Valley School District voted Thursday to join Spokane Public Schools teachers in a one-day strike on Wednesday, but teachers in the Central Valley and Cheney school …
UPDATED: Thu., May 21, 2015, 8:59 p.m.
Teachers in the East Valley School District voted Thursday to join Spokane Public Schools teachers in a one day walkout on Wednesday but teachers in the Central Valley and Cheney …
UPDATED: Wed., May 20, 2015, 6:22 p.m.
Spokane Public Schools teachers and staff voted Wednesday to participate in a one-day walkout on May 27 to protest the Legislature not fully funding basic education.
Sun., May 3, 2015
OLYMPIA – Senate Republican leaders were mightily incensed last week when some teachers in some West Side districts decided to go out on “strike” to call for more state funding …
Sat., Aug. 16, 2014
Unionized health care workers at Valley and Deaconess hospitals have negotiated a contract agreement after an unprecedented 20 months of talks. Set hours for staff, a pay raise and changes …
Fri., Dec. 6, 2013
Valley Hospital has locked out at least 80 nurses and other employees in the aftermath of Wednesday’s one-day strike and the hiring of temporary replacement workers. The lockout will be …
Thu., Dec. 5, 2013
Valley Hospital announced a two-day lockout of striking nurses and technical workers Wednesday following the launch of an unprecedented one-day strike at Spokane hospitals owned by Community Health Systems Inc. …
UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 4, 2013, 2:09 p.m.
Valley Hospital announced a lockout of many nurses and technical workers who expected to return to work Thursday morning following a one-day strike.